Tag Archives: Facebook

The Art Of The (Anti-)Matter

This full-page ad appeared in yesterday’s New York Times:   The Art To Fight Violence website says only this about the initiative.     But go to the Googletron and you’ll find this (via the Huffington Post): Controversial Art Project Addressing Violence … Continue reading

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Free The White House Correspondents Whatever!

The White House press corps has revolted against the Obama administration and it’s about time. From MediaBistro’s FishbowlDC: WHCA Throws Photos in Administration’s Face A small thing, but a loud gesture. The White House Correspondents’ Association is stripping all official … Continue reading

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On Native Advertising, BuzzFeed Schools While Google Scolds

Here’s bad news for anyone who values the separation of advertising and editorial content. “Native advertising is going to be the only advertising. The question is only what people are going to put in those units.” Thus spake BuzzFeed’s Jon … Continue reading

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For All You Know, Facebook Owns Your First-Born Child

The New York Times reports that “despite how much we say we value our privacy — and we do, again and again — we tend to act inconsistently,” which is the Times-nice way of saying stupidly. To half-wit: Letting Down Our Guard … Continue reading

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The Search For The Black Mental Health Alliance Of Massachusetts

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, there’s been something of a web kerfuffle over the Saggy Pants Video released on Tuesday by the Black Mental Health Alliance of Massachusetts. In addition to The Atlantic, Mediaite, the National Review Online and … Continue reading

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Guns N’ Exposes

TechPresident presents the gun barrel of targeted exposure: The Guns and Gun Data Debate, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love the End of Privacy Public equals online. That mantra has been repeated often around here. Public equals online. Make … Continue reading

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That Dog Gone Tessa (Mean Brookline Edition)

Last week the hardwalking staff reported on the flood of Lost Dog flyers in the Brookline Village area compliments of local author Dennis Lehane, whose pursuit of his runaway pooch Tessa is positively Javertesque. Now comes the backlash. From today’s Boston Herald: Official … Continue reading

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More Fantasy Friends For Scott Brown?

It wasn’t kings and queens Scott Brown (R-Wonderland) was having imaginary conversations with this time, it was anonymous White House gremlins.  From BuzzFeed: Scott Brown Breaks News Of Nonexistent Fiscal Cliff Offer The senator’s scoop falls flat. “Not true,” an … Continue reading

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Facehook: Ads You Like It (Or Not)

From our Two Steps Forward, One Step Back desk Facebook vampire Mark (Data) Suckahberg is at it again, now messing with your  messaging feature, described here in typical Facebookese. Translation for the Facebook-impaired, via PR Newser: Facebook To Let Strangers, Brands Send You … Continue reading

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Facebook Giveth, And Facebook Taketh Away

From our In Your Facebook! desk More two steps forward, one step (Face)back action. Via Mashable: Facebook Changes Privacy Controls, Forces Users to be Searchable Facebook is rolling out new privacy controls Wednesday morning, while also taking away the option for you … Continue reading

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