2019-02-01: Social Media Postees

Please be social by posting these 'POSTEES' on social media!

Facebook deletes 783 'inauthentic' pages, accounts tied to Iran
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-02-01
Social media company says removed accounts were part of an Iranian campaign targeting people in more than 20 countries.

The Denier-in-Chief: Trump and the Legitimation of False Consciousness
David Rosen | counterpunch.org | 2019-02-01
"I wish people would read or listen to my words on the Border Wall. This was in no way a concession," Pres. Trump Tweeted on January 25th following his signing a bill ending the 35-day U.S. government shut-down.

Black Feminism and the Internet
Olivia Herken | progressive.org | 2019-02-01
In 'Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets,' Feminista Jones chronicles how a political philosophy and social movement has grown online.

'Hateful' restaurant hit with bad reviews after banning MAGA hats
RT | rt.com | 2019-02-01
A California restaurant has been flooded with bad reviews after the owner said he won't serve customers wearing MAGA hats, comparing it to the swastika and a KKK hood. His since-deleted tweet sparked massive backlash. | …

Trump adviser John Bolton admits Venezuela coup is for oil
stuart_m | greenleft.org.au | 2019-02-01
In an interview with Fox News, United States National Security Advisor John Bolton admitted the US government was backing an illegal coup in Venezuela in order to control the South American nation's sizeable oil reserves. | "It will make a big difference to the United States economically if we could have American oil companies invest in and produce the oil capabilities in Venezuela," Bolton told Fox News on January 28. | In response, Venezuelan foreign minister Jorge Arreaza tweeted: "Confession … @ AmbJohnBolton confirms that the COUP is about OIL.

Rumors About Venezuelan Armed Forces Recruiting Minors Refuted
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-31
Venezuelan authorities from different government branches denied that the armed forces are recruiting minors from schools, a rumor that is spreading on social media, and described the viral news as part of the smear campaign against the Bolivarian Revolution. | RELATED: | Bolivia's Evo Morales Backs Peace Dialogue for Venezuela | The military chief of operations in the state of Mon…

Facebook Quietly Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2019-01-31
A report reveals that the social network has inserted code into its website that prevents users from seeing how they are targeted online. | The post Facebook Quietly Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.

'Chaos' & 'desperation' grip Facebook HQ after Apple blocks developer iPhone apps
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-31
After Apple's ongoing quarrel with Facebook came to a head, thousands of employees at the world's largest social media network were locked out of numerous apps they have become dependent on to meet basic needs. | …

Epilogue: Unanswered Questions
Murderville, GA | theintercept.com | 2019-01-31
Subscribe to the Murderville podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, iHeart Radio, and other platforms. | After the new evidence co…

In First Phone Call, Trump Congratulates Guaido on Becoming President of Venezuela
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-30
(ZH) — President Trump started a Tuesday morning twitter storm with a tweet warning that Maduro will be "willing to negotiate" after the US starves his teetering regime of badly needed funding via the sanctions that were levied earlier this week. Maduro willing to negotiate with opposition in Venezuela following U.S. sanctions and the cutting off of …

In First Phone Call, Trump Congratulates Guaido on Becoming President of Venezuela

Anti-LGBT Activist Explores Pedophilia Myth With Disgraced Far-Right Provocateur
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-01-24
An anti-LGBT, Catholic YouTube show interviewed far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, a gay man who spent time in the spotlight thanks to the election of Donald Trump but is now reported to be millions of dollars in debt. During the show he repeated the long-circulated lie about a link between pedophilia and homosexuality.

How Gab Has Raised Millions Thanks to This Crowdfunding Company
John Dougherty and Michael Edison Hayden | splcenter.org | 2019-01-23
Three months after a man radicalized on Gab.com killed 11 Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue, the social media website that has become a hub for white nationalists and neo-Nazis remains financially viable thanks to an Obama-era law and an online crowdfunding broker, a Hatewatch investigation reveals.

Spring 2019 edition of Teaching Tolerance magazine examines menstrual equity movement in schools
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-01-22
When middle school teacher Kristin Heavner shared a photo on social media of a colorful makeup bag filled with disposable menstrual products, she had no idea how people would react.

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