Fighting Facebook et al.

Fighting Facebook takes many forms. As they threaten so many parts of our society, our response has to be diversified. Molly Lambert writing on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mollylambert/status/1189229640692518912?s=20 Brent Simmons response goes in the same vein I mine. It is a matter of choice and willingness. Big corporations like Facebook not only are a challenge for democracy,... Continue Reading →

@Jack, Twitter: Bravo!

https://twitter.com/jack/status/1189634360472829952 Please, read the thread which explains the decision I applaud this decision by Twitter's CEO. It is precisely what the doctor ordered. Look at the likes and retweets count from his followers. It is clear people are approving this move. It is not only about being able to put money behind, but it is... Continue Reading →

Losing Control

We may have lost control of our democracy because we lost control of Facebook. In light of recent appearances of Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, how can we have faith in this guy? This is very troubling and nobody seams to known what to do next to fix this. Facebook is the symbol of algorithm based... Continue Reading →

Here Is Why I Value My Privacy

Here is an excellent reminder by DuckDuckGo on why we should value (more) our privacy. Tracking people only is much wider than for serving targeted ads. https://vimeo.com/352982792 I'm a proud user of DuckDuckGo for a few months now. It fills 95% of my needs. For the remaining 5%, Ok Google.

Accidentally Returning To Facebook

Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash A few months ago I closed my Facebook account. After accidentally returning to Facebook, what I found was shocking. Here is how it all happened and what I found. When I closed my Facebook account, I chose to keep Messenger active in order to be able to stay in touch with a... Continue Reading →

Say No To Facebook Libra

After being a tool to break hour privacy and democracy, Facebook is looking to help break the banking system. Libra is a solution in search of a problem (except maybe in the US with its archaic banking system). What if other governments don’t like what Libra does to their local currency, perhaps by undermining financial... Continue Reading →

Facebook and privacy, really? A few words: don't believe the hype.

Resolving a Big Dilemma

To manage a Facebook page, we now need an account I’ve been blogging for quite a while here and there but now this blog is where I put all my efforts. So far, it seems to be working. Each month I’m doing better than the one before as far as visitors count, bounce rate (very... Continue Reading →

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