If you manage a progressive, radical or otherwise r3VOLutionary page on facebook, you may have noticed the words ‘boost unavailable’ appearing on your posts with increasing regularity recently. A ‘boost’ is when stupid people with more money than sense pay facebook to spam other users with their content. Stupid rich people ‘boosting’ their posts means […]
Monday 6th February, 2017 is NetPol’s annual “Domestic Extremist Awareness Day”, calling for “a complete end to the meaningless but sinister use of the ‘domestic extremist’ label against all legitimate political dissent”.
Hello internet. This will hopefully be my last update on the digital censorship mullarkey for a while.
How likely is it fedbook would share the actual means of identifying their own ‘security’?
How much more likely is it that fedbook might be directing people to block potential allies?
Strategies for an active, productive, rEVOLutionary 2017. This year’s list is mostly focused on overcoming the challenge of ghostbanning and other neo-McCarthyist censorship and mind control mechanisms.
Ghost banning is a particularly pernicious form of censorship for delicate artivists like myself, as it can make you question the quality of your output, wonder if your stuff’s become shit, worry that you pissed people off…