The Propaganda Wars are in Full-Swing

Anti-Propaganda News

Found in my Email:

#FakeNews

It took me a few minutes to stop laughing when I read it. First, I would like to know how “fake accounts” are identified. Second, if there truly are 250 million of them (which I doubt), then it didn’t happen without help from Facebook. Third, What does “generated BILLIONS of shares” even mean?

So far, this is laughable, and we’re only at the end of the first paragraph. It continues…

#FreeMedia

Okay, they’re asking for four things:

  • Tell the Truth about fake users and fake news through independent audits
    • Who gets to define fake users and news?
  • Ban the Bots
    • Again, how does one identify a ‘bot?
    • A better question would be “Why are there fake bots?”
    • This is essentially asking for a safe space on the Internet.
  • Alert the Public when exposed to fake news and correct the record
    • This was the province of the fourth…

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