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Author Topic: What to do about social media corporations?  (Read 2163 times)

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2021, 10:47:54 PM »
C) Politely inform them that they offended you and ask them to be more sensitive in the future

Fuck you and your sensitivity, both now and in the future.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2021, 10:58:12 PM »
They dont even need to deplatform people when they can just crush them under the algorithm.

True, but they love removing wrongthinkers as a show of virtue.

The only way forward is a strict separation of Publishers vs. Platforms. But that's not happening under the Xiden regime. If anything, Big Tech will be given more powers to crackdown on wrongthink until places like Gab will have to exist only on the dark web.

I won't be surprised when Zucky & Osama Bin Dorsey write the new section 230 language to require every online site, domain registrar, and hosting service to remove "hate speech" and "misinformation" when notified of its existence.
 
Posting how the election was stolen will be treated the same as posting child porn.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2021, 10:31:14 AM »
Posting how the election was stolen will be treated the same as posting child porn.

That means it's totally A-Okay to post about the election being stolen because Jack and Twitter have exactly ZERO problem with Child Porn.  MAPs are just misunderstood... you fucking bigot!  They don't actually exploit children...they just choke the snake looking at images of OTHER people abusing children.  Totally victimless!

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #48 on: February 26, 2021, 02:08:38 AM »
What we should do?  Break them up as monopolies


What we will do?  Cry and whine while they gain more power.

Mandate that they uphold the First Amendment or their executives go to prison.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #49 on: February 26, 2021, 08:59:03 AM »
What should we do?

delenda est

Beyond their conduct, the services they offer are clearly a net negative. We would be better off without those services at all.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #50 on: February 26, 2021, 10:09:01 AM »
What should we do?

delenda est

Beyond their conduct, the services they offer are clearly a net negative. We would be better off without those services at all.


100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #51 on: February 26, 2021, 11:24:59 AM »
What should we do?

delenda est

Beyond their conduct, the services they offer are clearly a net negative. We would be better off without those services at all.


100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

Yes.

Social media capitalized on previous generations of undermining Western Civilization, and it has been even more devastating thereby.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #52 on: February 26, 2021, 03:21:58 PM »
100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

Social media capitalized on previous generations of undermining Western Civilization, and it has been even more devastating thereby.

I agree that social media is a net negative, but I also think that people of all political views are still inclined to use it. (Also, taking out the Internet as a whole would also collapse a huge amount of useful communication.) If I could wave a magic wand and have people not use Twitter and Facebook and similar, I would totally do that. But magic doesn't exist.

Taking the Internet down or making Twitter illegal isn't a workable approach. We need a cultural shift for people to not *want* to use it. I wonder if education should play a part here, and kids should have school classes that cover responsible media use. Because the trend definitely seems to be even more social media use in younger generations.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #53 on: February 27, 2021, 02:30:38 PM »
100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

Social media capitalized on previous generations of undermining Western Civilization, and it has been even more devastating thereby.

I agree that social media is a net negative, but I also think that people of all political views are still inclined to use it. (Also, taking out the Internet as a whole would also collapse a huge amount of useful communication.) If I could wave a magic wand and have people not use Twitter and Facebook and similar, I would totally do that. But magic doesn't exist.

Taking the Internet down or making Twitter illegal isn't a workable approach. We need a cultural shift for people to not *want* to use it. I wonder if education should play a part here, and kids should have school classes that cover responsible media use. Because the trend definitely seems to be even more social media use in younger generations.

LOL why would government run schools want to get rid of their most effective brainwashing tool?

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #54 on: February 28, 2021, 12:19:01 AM »
100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

Social media capitalized on previous generations of undermining Western Civilization, and it has been even more devastating thereby.

I agree that social media is a net negative, but I also think that people of all political views are still inclined to use it. (Also, taking out the Internet as a whole would also collapse a huge amount of useful communication.) If I could wave a magic wand and have people not use Twitter and Facebook and similar, I would totally do that. But magic doesn't exist.

Taking the Internet down or making Twitter illegal isn't a workable approach. We need a cultural shift for people to not *want* to use it. I wonder if education should play a part here, and kids should have school classes that cover responsible media use. Because the trend definitely seems to be even more social media use in younger generations.

  I have to LOL on this one.  Fucking public schools can not even teach kids basic financial responsibility, or most likely, have no interest in doing so as their real masters dont want them financially competent.  I think the only teaching for social media should come from parents, and it needs to be 100 percent abstinence.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #55 on: February 28, 2021, 12:20:07 AM »
100% true. For all the benefits that social media offers, it has such a huge downside that it might actually be the most dangerous tool used to bring down Western civilization. No hyperbole. What we need is a massive internet blackout for about a month or two and I guarantee 95% of the alleged problems that exist in the Western world would disappear.

Social media capitalized on previous generations of undermining Western Civilization, and it has been even more devastating thereby.

I agree that social media is a net negative, but I also think that people of all political views are still inclined to use it. (Also, taking out the Internet as a whole would also collapse a huge amount of useful communication.) If I could wave a magic wand and have people not use Twitter and Facebook and similar, I would totally do that. But magic doesn't exist.

Taking the Internet down or making Twitter illegal isn't a workable approach. We need a cultural shift for people to not *want* to use it. I wonder if education should play a part here, and kids should have school classes that cover responsible media use. Because the trend definitely seems to be even more social media use in younger generations.

LOL why would government run schools want to get rid of their most effective brainwashing tool?
  heh, or maybe their second most effective brainwashing tool after said government schools. I guess its a race for number 1 these days.

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Re: What to do about social media corporations?
« Reply #56 on: February 28, 2021, 03:20:50 PM »
It’s amusing to me that certain sorts of people always talk about education as if you can only learn things in a formalized setting with a government-mandated curriculum. It’s like their brains refuse to acknowledge the existence of parents who should be publicly humiliating their kids for doing stupid shit like using social media.