September 24, 2020
What is going on in Facebook land? Have you heard of the US court hearings with Zuckerberg?
Unless you are using a VPN (Virtual Private Network), or have replaced your Google search engine with another, chances are, you probably haven’t.
Research shows that people are leaving Facebook for many reasons:
- Political interference
Facebook is paying people to shut down their accounts ahead of the 2020 U.S election
- Breach of trust – political editing (no editing of free speech)
- Fact checking
- Data privacy
Breach of data privacy and trust
- The Snowden leaks
Facebook is a surveillance company rebranded as ‘social media’
- Facebook surveillance
Edward Snowden comments of Big Tech breaching trust
- The Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook leaked user data and breach of trust
- Mark Zuckerberg’s secret meeting with the US president, Donald Trump.
- Federal Trade Commission investigation
- Facebook Libra cryptocurrency. The new Facebook digital currency
MOST important however, is that Facebook works with The Atlantic Council, a 60 year old U.S think tank, branded as battling fake news.
Big companies and associations with credible backgrounds have sued Facebook for mishandling their data.
The Children’s Health Defence sued Mark Zuckerberg and three fact-checkers for censoring CHD information.
A Facebook post from the British Medical Journal was recently fact checked as false after a post finding correlation between influenza vaccine and respiratory disorders. The BMJ is one of the most respected journals in the U.K.
It is evident by now that Australian law enforcement use Facebook for surveillance, after the world witnessed the arrest of this pregnant Melbourne woman, for posting a protest statement.
Currently trending, is the hashtag #Deletefacebook.
So go ahead, do it.