Though many Democrats have decried the role of social media giant Facebook in spreading ‘fake news’ during the 2016 presidential election, the party’s new debate rules are driving candidates to shovel millions into the platform.
Black conservative comedian and pundit Terrence K. Williams has said that Facebook has been flagging his posts as ‘fake news’ after his take on Jeffery Epstein’s death went viral thanks to US President Donald Trump.
Facebook says it has stopped feeding users’ audio chats to human reviewers for transcription, similar to what other Big Tech were recently caught doing. Facebook's contractors were reportedly kept in the dark about their job.
Facebook's plan to hook ad-cash-deprived mainstream outlets on licensing payouts seems to be an attempt to hijack narrative control en route to total domination of the infosphere – the ultimate safe space, Zuckerberg-style.
Facebook is dangling a multimillion-dollar carrot before cash-strapped news outlets, offering a hefty licensing fee in return for the right to use headlines and even entire stories in a new “news section,” insiders say.