3 thoughts on “Pic of the day — updating Facebook

  1. Sold says:

    Representatives of Facebook told congressional investigators Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads during the U.S. presidential election to a shadowy Russian company seeking to target voters, according to several people familiar with the company’s findings. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/facebook-says-it-sold-political-ads-to-russian-company-during-2016-election/2017/09/06/32f01fd2-931e-11e7-89fa-bb822a46da5b_story.html
    Facebook officials reported that they traced the ad sales, totaling $100,000, to a Russian “troll farm” with a history of pushing pro-Kremlin propaganda, these people said.
    Facebook Claims It’s Reaching More Americans Than Exist in America : The $492 billion company has a math problem. https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/09/facebook-claims-its-reaching-more-americans-than-exist-in-america
    “Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?” https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/05/is-facebook-making-us-lonely/308930/ (article includes mention of the discovery in 2011 of the mummified body of Yvette Vickers, an early Playboy playmate whose credits as a B-movie actress included such cult films as “Attack of the 50-Foot Woman” and “Attack of the Giant Leeches”. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/05/early-playboy-playmate-and-b-movie-acress-yvette-vickers-found-dead-in-benedict-canyon.html

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