A journalist who just won the Nobel Peace Prize called Facebook 'biased against facts' and a threat to democracy

Eloisa Lopez/REUTERS Maria Ressa, who won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize this week, criticized Facebook's practices. Facebook has struggled with misinformation rapidly spreading on its platforms. The company continues to face criticism over its handling of misinformation. Journalist and activist Maria Ressa, who received the coveted Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, criticized Facebook for spreading misinformation and lies "laced with anger and hate," the Guardian reported.Facebook, which Ress...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Media, Instagram, US, Trends, Journalism, Guardian, Nobel Peace Prize, Misinformation, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, Nobel Committee, Dmitry Muratov, Tech Insider

90 Day Fiancé: Tom Brooks Shares Instagram Tribute To New Girlfriend

Tom Brooks from 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way posted a new selfie on Instagram with his new girlfriend, Mariah, accompanied by a heartfelt caption. Tom appeared in seasons 3 and 4 of the show. Fans were introduced to self-proclaimed "British Boy" Tom when he appeared on 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days season 3 alongside Connecticut resident and longtime 90 Day Fiancé cast member Darcey Silva. The pair met online after Darcey's split from Amsterdam-based personal trainer Jesse Meester. 90 Day F...
Tags: England, Instagram, Entertainment, Tech, Canada, Connecticut, Amsterdam, Albania, Mariah, Tom, Shannon, Darcey, Tom Brooks, Darcey Silva, Jesse Meester, Stacey Silvia

Doomsday Machine Series Casts Claire Foy As Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook is a "Doomsday Machine." That's the angle in an upcoming TV series that has just cast Claire Foy as Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. You've seen her don a crown and get caught up in a spider's web; now she's been crowned COO and is coming to the world wide web.According to Variety, "Doomsday Machine" will "lift the veil on the relationship between Mark Zuckerberg and Sandberg and the obstacles Facebook has faced on its relentless quest for growth." It's an adaptation...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Television, Movies, News, Instagram, Congress, New York Times, Ayad Akhtar, David Fincher, Claire Foy, Social Network, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Sandberg, Foy

Facebook apologizes for second outage in a week, services back up

  Facebook Inc apologized to users for a two-hour disruption to its services on Friday and blamed another faulty configuration change for its second global outage this week. The company confirmed its social media platform, Instagram, Messenger and Workplace were impacted by the latest outage. "Sincere apologies to anyone who wasn't able to access our products in the last couple of hours," the company said. "We fixed the issue, and everything should be back to normal now." Du...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Russia, Tech, Eu, Moscow, Margrethe Vestager, Facebook Inc, Instagram Messenger, Downdetector, Facebook Messenger People

Facebook is a menace to children. Maybe Congress will finally take action.

Facebook has come under fire for it's research on how Facebook’s Instagram service harms young people Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Whistleblower Frances Haugen testified to Congress that Facebook knew its products harm children. After the testimony calls for regulating the company are receiving bipartisan support. Tech Critic Noam Cohen writes that the hearings might finally force Washington to regulate Facebook. By Facebook's own count, its executives have testified before C...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Myanmar, Louisiana, Bill Cassidy, Wall Street Journal, Andrew Bosworth, Zuckerberg, Sen Richard Blumenthal D Conn, Bosworth, Blumenthal, Markey

Ocean Commotion 5K

Photos Set 1 Courtesy of David Colby Young FB Event page
Tags: Photos, Sport, Running, David Colby Young, Amelia Keyes, Matthew Beattie, Ocean Commotion 5K

Ryan King Memorial Cross Country 5k Crocs Race

We wait for reports Andrew Tiemann tells us on fb 3:50 PM 8m · Strava · About 40-50 starters, but about 15-20 were from MMA, and walking as a group. Event website We will watch for the results here
Tags: Photos, Sport, Running, MMA, Strava, Andrew Tiemann

2021 Red Riot Challenge XC Meet – 10/9/2021
Tags: Photos, Sport, Running, Kyle McClellan, Ruth White, Noah Carver

Aeroflot: a history of the Soviet airline – in pictures

The story of one of the world’s oldest carriers is told through photographs, posters and ephemera in Bruno Vandermueren’s book Aeroflot – Fly Soviet, published by FUEL Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Design, Russia, Culture, Illustration, Art and design, Air transport, Airline Industry, Aeroflot, Bruno Vandermueren

Ready, steady … oh. Can a life coach shake me out of my pandemic-induced ennui?

It started in bed one morning when I realised I hadn’t had an original thought for months. I needed someone to make me wake upFor some reason it takes me two and a half hours to email my life coach. I write “email life coach guy” on my to-do list. I have a really long shower. I riffle through a stack of unopened New Yorkers, and pretend I am either going to read them, or leave them in my building’s lobby for my neighbours to claim, and in the end I do neither. I watch a 20-minute YouTube video a...
Tags: Health, Instagram, Wikipedia, Life and style, Work & careers, Mental Health, Health & wellbeing, Work-life balance, Amir Khan, HANNAH, Tomas

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