Part 5 #
What about Facebook messenger? Well it is not end to end encrypted by default meaning that the text that you send is sent through the Facebook servers in plaintext they can read store and do whatever they want with it, same with Instagram. End to end encryption (E2EE) in simple terms means putting a lock on your message before it is sent over facebooks servers so they can’t read what is inside.
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which includes anything that they work out about you, using algorithms and AI, that you haven’t even shared with them such as political preference, sexuality and of course they know who all your friends are and how much you speak to them and for how long and who you speak to the most. They could know you better than you, this should scare you; that’s not my aim I just want to spread awareness of this.
Part 3 #
But why would I want to leave? If you haven’t heard recently half a billion peoples Facebook data got leaked, that’s roughly one in five people that use Facebook, well there you are one big reason not to use Facebook. Also the fact that Facebook collects and sells up to 57% of the data you put into it with third parties (other companies that you aren’t told about) and Instagram (owned by Facebook) 79% including location, pictures, contacts anything you upload. And more (...)
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But how else do I contact them? There are many messengers that aren’t social media as well as just calling them on the phone or meeting up in person. This is basically just common sense and you shouldn’t feel like you would lose them because as Henry from techlore put it, you shouldn’t lose a friend just because you don’t use a website, the real friends will still find a way to contact you.
Almost all new alt-tech projects are worthless and a waste of attention. This should be obvious if you look back at the hundreds, thousands of dead projects. Yet people keep building them, i know they look shiny and sound new - but they are actually almost all dull and are copies with no linking back to the dozen of the same projects that failed from the same issues.
We HAVE to stop adding to this shit.
Almost all new alt-tech projects are worthless and a waste of attention. This should be obvious if you look back at the hundreds, thousands of dead projects. Yet people keep building them, i know they look shiny and sound new - but they are actually almost all dull and are copies with no linking back to the dozen of the same projects that failed form the same issues "new" projects will fail.
We HAVE to stop adding to this shit.
New Survey: 41% of Young People Reported Feeling Unsafe When They See Police in Schools https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2021/04/06/new-survey-41-young-people-reported-feeling-unsafe-when-they-see-police-0
Hope is affective social challenge/change. The is no hope in #mainstreaming this is carrier building and statues games for individuals.
We live in an era of reactionary politics that the rightwing use by appealing to a sense of injustice and then, instead of focusing anger on the rightful target (capitalism etc) they create a movement to serve their own class interests, in most cases this is #stupidindividualism of far right libertarianism.
To get to real social change/challenge we have to get through this shit pile first.
#Ideology matters, is a useful tool, to judge the shit #fashernistas spew. "It is how reactionary politics works, by appealing to sense of injustice and then, instead of focusing anger on the rightful target (capitalism etc) they create a movement to serve their own class interests, in this case far right libertarianism."
It looks like Signal isn't as open source as you thought it was anymore
I refused to become an FBI informant, the government put me on the no fly list
Google AI scientist Bengio resigns after colleagues' firings – email
Chinese engineers cracked Apple's M1 chip and successfully upgrade RAM and SSD
Did you know that every time you visit a website or open an application on your mobile phone, your activities are shared with thousands of adtech companies scattered all over the globe?
Conservatism/right wing is based on fear and the resulting desire for control.
Progressive/left wing is based on cooperation and trust with the resulting desire for freedom.
Yes this is muddled by right wing agenders to push their lies. Don't be a #fashernista on this subject please.
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