‘The idea that fake news on Facebook influenced the election is a pretty crazy idea’ – Zuckerberg
‘The odds are that we are going to spend $1 billion on this campaign’ – Trump’s digital manager, Brad Parscale on 2020
“And so it begins. The Conservatives welcome the new PM by pumping Facebook full of Boris Johnson ads. They’re running an astonishing 554 versions of these things. Almost as if they’re gathering data for an election…”
Interesting thread, very hard to grasp the scale and complexity of this.
I think I’ve listened to all of the Micro Monday podcasts, which are short podcasts talking to the members of the Micro.blog community. As I’ve enjoyed every episode I was honoured!
“Prepping a talk for #TCC24th Online Conference, revisiting one I did in 2004. Almost every web tool I cited then is dead, gone, except for the one people have said for years would be gone. This is the ephemeral web.”
“#resilience “The difference between ‘resilience’ and ‘don’t let the bastards get you down’? The latter places the problem w/ the bastards, the former places the problem w/ you”. We must not allow pressure for resilience to permit broken systems to persist https://t.co/7LbipZ5rVX”
“I would urge all parents to read this article. As a parent of a child who often struggles & can sometimes be ‘that’ child, I wish for more understanding. We’re working so hard to help him. As a teacher… well it made me cry https://t.co/sKeXB7FuK2”
“Hey #PressEd people. We're aiming to make the next PressEd twitter conferenxe as equitable as possible. We welcome your thoughts and suggestions. RTs gratefully appreciated”
I enjoyed PressED, #pressedconf18, last time, looking forward to seeing the rerun with extra equitably.