What Would You Do If You Had Had to Move?

Our neighbors down the street are moving. The moving truck and storage POD have been outside their home since the early hours of morning. Lots of commotion as they bring stuff out to take with them or put into storage. The day is a beautiful one, the sun shining brightly with a slight breeze. It sees more like springtime than winter. You could not ask … Continue reading What Would You Do If You Had Had to Move?

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook’s global politics and government outreach director, Katie Harbath, told a meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State in Washington on Saturday that the company … Continue reading Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

My comments with URLs are automatically marked as spam

There’s a lot of misinformation on Facebook. Sometimes I like to correct this misinformation with a polite but thorough rebuttal. When I do this I like to link to external sources that back up my points. Unfortunately, I have found that my comments are now automatically flagged as spam. It appears that they’ve made their spam algorithm more rigorous, but in doing so they’ve made … Continue reading My comments with URLs are automatically marked as spam

FU Facebook – Endless Bitchen Summer

We have made a deal with the devil. In exchange for superficial contact with anyone we have ever known – wherein photos, experiences, and opinions are shared – we have relinquished the intimate details of our lives, which are used to manipulate our every thought and action. We have sold our souls to social media. The assault has been incremental. It has been years since … Continue reading FU Facebook – Endless Bitchen Summer