“Irrational exuberance” Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan first uttered the phrase in 1996, describing what he considered an alarming economic trend. The rise of home internet usage was spurring several investors to stake digital claims like an online Oklahoma land run. Tech companies sprang up overnight, each hoping to
As time passes, real life appears to be less relevant than ever. The only space that needs to be taken seriously is the digital space. Things like the Metaverse, Elon Musk’s brainchip, and Google’s billion dollar mission to “solve death” are all concepts that sound like plots in science fiction
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By Keith Burbank A wrongful death lawsuit against Facebook, which recently changed its name to Meta, was filed Thursday on behalf of the sister of a federal officer shot and killed in Oakland by an alleged member of an extremist group, attorneys for the woman said. Federal Protective Service Officer
Last Tuesday, on November 23, Lush Cosmetics announced that it would deactivate its Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok, and Snapchat pages until social media platforms “can provide a safer environment for their users.” “We wouldn’t ask our customers to meet us down a dark and dangerous alleyway – but some social
A racial and economic justice group is calling on people nationwide to hit Facebook where it hurts: right in the revenue. The “Facebook Logout” campaign urges people to log off Facebook and Instagram Wednesday to disrupt the social media giant machine that profits off ad revenue targeted at its users.
Facebook is firmly planted in the hot seat this week, which, of course, means calls to repeal Section 230 are again at a fever pitch. But, there’s a lot of confusion over what and who the policy actually protects, and who stands to gain and lose in its potential reform.
I am not Broke-Ass Stuart. But I am one of the admins on the Broke-Ass Stuart website, and the Broke-Ass Stuart Twitter and Facebook accounts. And when you are an admin on the Broke-Ass Stuart Facebook account, you will often receive out-of-the-blue emails from something called Facebook Business with the
The corporatization of SF Pride is something we’ve come to expect as a sort of a necessary evil, a source of dollars that are quite necessary for the permits, overhead, staffing, emergency management logistics, and the continued existence of the event that does draw so much tourism and joy to