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29 Jul 2018

Facebook Lost $123 Billion Overnight…and a Bag Of Skittles Just Overdrew Me

Unless you’ve been living in captivity in the glaciers of Antarctica for the last decade or so, you have a Facebook account. Hell, I’ll be sharing this very article on Facebook within 24 hours, I’m sure. You probably also know that it is one of the richest companies on the

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17 Jul 2018

Digital Drama: When a ‘Like’ Is More Than Just a ‘Like’

By Rachel Fogletto Whenever drama pops up online, you can never hear enough times, “It’s ONLY the internet!” This is a toxic attitude and it has to stop before we bury each other in existential graveyards of screenshots, emoji flirts, gif battles and read message receipts. Humans are adaptable and

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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30 May 2018

Facebook Has Become Garbage. Where Do We Go Now?

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner  (The short version: You can circumvent all the algorithms for my stuff right here.) Facebook announced earlier this year that it’s completely changing its algorithm — a move that will reduce the amount of actual news provided in

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07 May 2018

A Rad New Way to See “My Stuff”

Since the FB algorithm has made it so hard for you folks to see all the great stuff we’re creating for you, I’ve set up an RSS feed. That way you can get a once daily digest of whatever new content is published on the site. All you gotta do

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27 Apr 2018

Zuck’s Testimony and Facebook’s Recent Actions Don’t Show a Company that’s Serious about User Privacy

the company has been saying sorry for 14 years for undermining user privacy. Apart from some hilariously bad questions by our elected representatives that betrayed their lack of knowledge of how Facebook works, the hearings were revealing in how Zuckerberg thinks Facebook should be regulated

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12 Apr 2018

Bombs, Zuckerberg and FBI raids, oh my. News for the week of April 12, 2018

This is your brain – this is your brain on news. Oh hell, you’ve already killed enough brain cells, so let’s get started. To bomb or not to bomb, that is the question We could bomb Syria any minute, or not. President Trump had a visceral Twitter reaction to the

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01 Mar 2018

What The Fresh Hell Is This Facebook Face Recognition?

Facebook showed you a vaguebooking post this week entitled “Introducing Face Recognition for More Features.” Facebook, which these days is 90% wannabe viral videos that you can’t scroll past fast enough, announced in a post that showed up once (and only once!) on your timeline earlier this week that “We’re

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21 Feb 2018

Is social media turning us back into teenagers?

By Genie Carter I try to spend as little time as I can on Facebook, but like so many people, I quickly get sucked into the ease of scrolling through stories and clicking the little red numbers when they come up. I know I’ve been on it too long when

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