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Why moderation at scale doesn’t work

Writing about PayPal reminded me of that time Archie McPhee “We Make Weird” – currently selling a plastic “Squirrel In Underpants Nodder” – was unable to sell “Tardigrade Ornaments” online. Tardigrade as in Waterbears, those adorable microscopic creatures that live … Continue reading

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Can anyone spot the missing category?

Not mine, but someone else received this not-very-nice message from Zoom: Their “Community Standards” page reads, in part, We believe that hateful conduct is conduct that promotes violence against or directly attacks or threatens other people on the basis of … Continue reading

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Tribalism

One more time, on tribalism: The internet has proved that tribalism is scalable. — Ray Blanchard A friend of mine sometimes dips his toes into some of the more emotional topics online and once he challenges something that is considered … Continue reading

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This is a test

I am testing something related to the new version of WordPress that WordPress.com uses. While I am not a fan of the (new-ish) Gutenberg editor, I am intrigued by a feature for posting on Twitter they are advertising. So, this … Continue reading

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Sometimes irony happens naturally

This twitter timeline is something: For context, Patrick Moore is one of the founders of Greenpeace but they have long since parted ways and very much so. Not on the original policy but in the climate debate, I believe it … Continue reading

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When the left turn to the feudal overlords

Deplatforming works; forcing a platform, like Facebook or Twitter, to remove a user so that user can no longer use the platform absolutely works. A crazy person like Alex Jones and his fake news Infowars is not missed, but of … Continue reading

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And yet, they keep using Facebook

Everyone should have a blog. I have been thinking a lot about this post by Mikkel Andersson, “Når Facebook dræber samfundsdebatten“, about a public discussion disappearing because 1) it happened as comments to a post on Facebook and 2) Facebook … Continue reading

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Newsfeed from Twitter and Youtube

I have mentioned that I use Feedly for my newsfeeds, but that only works if the site supplies an RSS or Atom feed. Twitter does not but someone made a website that can work as a portal to that, twitrss.me, so … Continue reading

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Being run off social media

Wil Wheaton is a good actor, a good writer and seems like a decent person. I actually once met him and I like him. He is, unfortunately, also an easy target for trolls*. Recently he left Twitter, for good reasons, … Continue reading

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Sociale medier, fake news og bots

Husk at så længe Twitter og Facebook tjener penge på fake news, bots, politisk propaganda og fornærmende indlæg, så bliver der ikke gjort noget ved problemerne fra deres side.

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