Facebook Purges Over 800 Accounts With Millions Of Followers; Prominent Conservatives Vanish

Source: Zero Hedge

Just in time for midterms, Facebook has removed 559 pages and 251 accounts they claim have been spreading misinformation and spam. Several of the pages however – some with millions of followers, were pro-Trump conservatives who had spent years cultivating their followings.

Dan Dicks@DanDicksPFT

I’ve been memory holed from FaceBook! 350k followers poof gone! There is a dangerous precedent being set here where the big tech companies have appointed themselves as the gate keepers of political thought and opinion! Retweet this if you care about free-speech!

Facebook claims that “domestic actors” have been creating “fake pages and accounts to attract people with shocking political news,” reports Bloomberg.

“The people behind the activity also post the same clickbait posts in dozens of Facebook Groups, often hundreds of times in a short period, to drum up traffic for their websites,” Facebook said in a Thursday blog post. “And they often use their fake accounts to generate fake likes and shares. This artificially inflates engagement for their inauthentic pages and the posts they share, misleading people about their popularity and improving their ranking in news feed.”

Some pages Facebook removed had large followings of real and fake accounts. Nation in Distress, a conservative meme page, was followed by more than 3 million people, according to the Internet Archive, which stores historical versions of websites and other online content. –Bloomberg

Craig Silverman

@CraigSilverman

Facebook has removed “559 Pages and 251 accounts” in the US “that have consistently broken our rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior.” They include:

-Nation in Distress
-Reasonable People Unite
-The Resistance
-Reverb Press
-Right Wing News
-Snowflakes

That said, not all of the accounts with large followings were conservative; Reverb Press, for example, had over 700,000 followers and constantly attacked President Trump and Republicans, who they referred to as “cheating scumbags.”

A third left-leaning page, Reasonable People Unite, posted a screen shot of a Twitter user who said, “Somewhere in America, a teenage girl is listening to her parents defend Brett Kavanaugh and she is thinking to herself, if something like that happens to me, I have nowhere to go.” –WaPo

The digital nanny state strikes again…

Jason Bermas@JasonBermas

First they came for Alex Jones and now @facebook has taken down @DanDicksPFT Press For Truth page! This is insanity, Dan has been one of the most inspirational and rational independent journalists of our era! @DewsNewz @PrisonPlanet @LeighStewy @PressForTruth

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Qanon: Facebook Was Created By DARPA

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FB outages today? @Jack Shadowbans lifted [24]? Legal cover pre_testimony? “Twitter denies the ‘current’ adoption of ‘shadowbanning’ re: political viewpoints etc…..no discrimination etc…..pride ourselves re: no censorship etc……open and transparent etc…..” >Twitter re_engages ‘shadowbanning’ across entire platform…. You’ve been a BAD boy [NP].

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Pentagon Kills LifeLog Project

Source: Wired | by Staff Writer. Feb. 04, 2004

The Pentagon canceled its so-called LifeLog project, an ambitious effort to build a database tracking a person’s entire existence.

Run by Darpa, the Defense Department’s research arm, LifeLog aimed to gather in a single place just about everything an individual says, sees or does: the phone calls made, the TV shows watched, the magazines read, the plane tickets bought, the e-mail sent and received. Out of this seemingly endless ocean of information, computer scientists would plot distinctive routes in the data, mapping relationships, memories, events and experiences.

LifeLog’s backers said the all-encompassing diary could have turned into a near-perfect digital memory, giving its users computerized assistants with an almost flawless recall of what they had done in the past. But civil libertarians immediately pounced on the project when it debuted last spring, arguing that LifeLog could become the ultimate tool for profiling potential enemies of the state.

Researchers close to the project say they’re not sure why it was dropped late last month. Darpa hasn’t provided an explanation for LifeLog’s quiet cancellation. “A change in priorities” is the only rationale agency spokeswoman Jan Walker gave to Wired News.

However, related Darpa efforts concerning software secretaries and mechanical brains are still moving ahead as planned.

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Facebook Hired a Former DARPA Head To Lead An Ambitious New Research Lab

Source: TIME | by VICTOR LUCKERSON

If you need another sign that Facebook’s world-dominating ambitions are just getting started, here’s one: the Menlo Park, Calif. company has hired a former DARPA chief to lead its new research lab.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced April 14 that Regina Dugan will guide Building 8, a new research group developing hardware projects that advance the company’s efforts in virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and global connectivity.

Dugan served as the head of the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2009 and 2012. Most recently, she led Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects Lab, a highly experimental arm of the company responsible for developing new hardware and software products on a strict two-year timetable.

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The Weird DARPA/Facebook “Coincidence” You Never Heard About

The project that was announced and canceled the very same day Facebook launched? Well, neither had I? In today’s Thought for the Day we explore the Lifelog/Facebook “coincidence” and what it tells us about our wired world.


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My Gateway To Victory Facebook Page Has Been Restored

Greetings Everyone,

I’ve just received notification from Facebook that my content did follow the Community Standards and that they’ve restored it. If you could go to my Gateway to Victory Page(which you can find on my website on the left side) and check to see if I have any content that newer then December 31, 2017 then it has worked!

I contested each and every single post; quite literally I had to go to my support inbox and click that every single one wasn’t spam. Lol, Wow, I was kind of worried at first. I thought I was being targeted; but evidently it was just a unfortunate mistake. That’s what I assume because I didn’t receive any type of communication from them; just some updates that they’ve decided my posts didn’t violate the community standards guideline.

I want to give a shout out to Shem El-Jamal from Discerning The Mystery for the advice he shared.

I did learn something from this experience though; that being I have to learn to stay calm, do what I can in the moment to fix this and try to avoid excessive anger. I have the habit of holding onto anger longer then I should; luckily though this incident I was able to channel my anger in a productive way that allowed me to contest the notion that my posts were spam. Which in the end worked in my favor.

So the lesson I’ve learned is that Anger can be a good thing; because it can lead to change if properly used. Yet we must make sure to not be consumed with Anger; because then you lose all productivity and it fogs your mind and prevents you from seeing clearly.

Victory Of The Light

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Timothy Frappier

FACEBOOK HAS ATTACKED MY GATEWAY TO VICTORY PAGE AND CENSORED PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING I’VE POSTED IN THE PAST 2 YEARS.

I’ve had in the past where I was limited on the amount of content that I could post on Facebook; but this most recent attack upon my pages and accounts has resulted in the removal of all my content going back to 2017. There’s only a small fraction left of what used to be full of content. I quite literally have very little of my content on there anymore.

I’m going to attempt to contact Facebook; but I don’t know what to expect. If any of you have experience in this department; please contact me. This is new territory for myself and I’ve never had them removed so much content of mine. I mean they took it off the page that I created. Since when did SPAMMING apply to a page that you created and run?

This will not stop me though; this will only strengthen my resolve to keep speaking the Truth; because in the end; the Truth will set you free!

Timothy Frappier

Facebook Fake News Flagging System Gives Orwell a Lesson in Censorship

Brendan D. Murphy, Guest
Waking Times

“Hold on a second, citizen. Before you have that thought, you should consider this otherthought we prepared earlier for you.”

It would be hard to conceive of a more partisan or rigged social media platform than Facebook, but that clearly isn’t enough for Facebook, because it has just outdone itself, introducing a tool that allows users to flag any story they may dislike or disagree with as “fake news.” Welcome to the Facebook fake news flagging system.

One can just picture the armies of Establishment trolls and shills salivating at the prospect of being able to dispute any and every item that shows upon Facebook which they don’t like as “fake news,” making it even harder than it already is for independent news outlets to be seen and heard by the people who need to be reached the most (the people who need waking up so they can become part of the solution).

But wait, can’t intelligent, well-researched individuals in turn report outlets they would consider to be sources of bogus information, like the Washington Post, New York Times, and other Establishment-approved sources? Why, no, of course not, this is a one way street. As NBC (an Establishment outlet) notes, “legitimate news outlets won’t be able to be flagged.

Er, so who occupies the mighty throne of Arbiter of Truth to determine what is a “legitimate” outlet and what is not?

Why, a legion of Establishment outlets of course!

Here’s what will happen: flagged stories – any viewpoint a Facebooker happens to dislike – will be reviewed by Facebook “researchers” and sent on to third-party “fact-checking” organizations for further “verification” — or simply marked as fake. The post, after being “assessed” by the third-party “checkers” will show up as “disputed” should they deign to make it so.

Rest easy, citizen, it will be “respectable” entities like Snopes (hard not to laugh out loud here), Politifact, and Factcheck.org who will be doing your thinking for you from now on. You can definitely trust them to sort the wheat from the chaff. Go back to sleeeeeep…

There, doesn’t that feel better without all that naughty brain-hurty “thinky” stuff going on?

A group of Facebook researchers will initially have the responsibility of sifting through flagged stories and determining which ones to send to the fact-checking organizations. If it’s determined to be fake, the story will be flagged as disputed and include a link explaining why.

These stories can still be shared, but you’ll be warned before you do and they’ll be more likely to appear lower in News Feed. These stories also won’t be able to be promoted or turned into advertisements.1 [emphasis added]

Facebook’s algorithm that decides what gets the most prominence in News Feed, is also to be tweaked. It doesn’t take a genius to realise that any such “tweaks” made will be to the benefit of the Establishment outlets, and to the detriment (reduced visibility) of the truly independent news media outlets (like us, for instance) that aren’t massively funded by Big Pharma and/or totally on board with enabling/protecting the global Satanic pedophile network (have you been following the Podesta situation and PizzaGate?).

The hypocrisy on the point of funding is staggering. Facebook’s VP claims that they want to hit “fake news” sites in the pocket1 because, after all, they have ads on them and stuff, mmkay? Mainstream media receives its funding HOW, exactly? Donations from unicorns?

To continue putting this in perspective…

That’s right, not only will the pedophile protectors be given prominence in Facebook’s news feed, but only the “legitimate news outlets” bearing the Establishment’s seal of approval will be immune to flagging.

Everyone else is fair game.

That means that any site trying to protect or assist the victims by exposing the global pedophile/Satanic ritual abuse network is particularly vulnerable to Facebook’s Orwellian “fake news” flagging system, while those who actively shield those abhorrent networks of imbalanced and psychopathic people by pretending it’s not happening, or publishing F-grade “debunking” articles will be rewarded with immunity and increased visibility.

But then, what else would we expect from an organization whose founder is openly aligned with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which so aggressively pursues the global depopulation agenda under the guise of bringing “medicine” to countries in the developing world, while Gates himself devotedly funds a multitude of the most reprehensible companies on earth, while pretending to be environmentally concerned.

More on the motive for the fake news flagging system

Zuckerburg’s comments are revealing:

Days after Donald Trump was elected president, Zuckerberg said it was “pretty crazy” to think fake news could have influenced the election… (nbcnews.com)

So, we wonder who has been in Mr Z’s ear whispering not-so-sweet nothings about the problem of alternative media, especially given that the Establishment/pedophile network’s selected puppet Hillary Clinton didn’t get in over Trump. That must have stung a bit. In case you’re wondering, Podesta is firmly connected in to the Clinton network, so it is no coincidence that the news outlets most loudly promoting her were also the same ones downplaying, debunking, or ignoring the Podesta/PizzaGate scandal.

Facebook’s reputation is deservedly going to the dogs with increasing alacrity.1 Censoring news media outlets such as Wikileaks and Anonymous (to name but two) who are trying to dismantle a global criminal enterprise says a lot about where Facebook’s allegiance lies.

Get ready for the next level of censorship, folks – that is, unless you solve it once and for all by doing the one thing Facebook doesn’t want you to do:

Leave.

If legions of conscientious people were to abandon the social media behemoth, it would lose massive revenue, and if the situation were serious enough, it may even need to reconsider such openly biased and repugnant censorship strategies and opt for something more subtle, and perhaps bearable for those of us who may yet still find some use or value in this platform which so many view as a “necessary evil” (for now). (But before you deactivate, you’ll want to see what we’re cooking up for January. Or just subscribe at the very top of the page. 😉 )

Facebook’s arrogance and contempt for its users may yet be its undoing.

#FacebookFakeNewsFlaggingSystem

About the Author

Brendan D. Murphy – Co-founder of Global Freedom Movement and host of GFM RadioBrendan DMurphy is a leading Australian author, researcher, activist, and musician. His acclaimed non-fiction epic The Grand Illusion: A Synthesis of Science & Spirituality – Book 1 is out now! Come and get your mind blown at www.brendandmurphy.net

“What a wonderful job of collating and integrating you have done! Every person in the field of ‘paranormal’ psychology or related topics should have this book as a major reference.” – Dr. Buryl Payne

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Sources: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-putting-fake-news-fight-your-hands-n696241?cid=sm_tw

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10 Ways To Identify A Fake User Account On Facebook

10 Ways To Identify A Fake User Account On Facebook

by Gregg Prescott, M.S.
Editor, In5D.com

Have you noticed an increase in friend requests? Have you ever wondered if any of those are REAL people?

I have a suspicion that many people, especially those of high profile, are being bombarded with a plethora of fake Facebook friend requests.

Why?

If you are disseminating important information that goes against the Cabal’s agenda, then flooding your 5,000 Facebook friend limit with fake accounts would prevent your information reaching REAL people who would benefit from it.

I check each and every friend request I receive. Numerous times, I have seen at least one Facebook friend listed as a “mutual friend” by such requests. In many of these profiles, the first and most recent post is porn related. When this happens, I notify the mutual friend and will remind them to take the time to see who they are friending.

But there are other reasons why fake accounts are being created.

According to a report on Tech.Mic, police departments around the nation have taken predictive crime prevention to a new level by building fake user accounts, as well as posing as genuine people to gather information about local events. (1)

10 Ways To Identify A Fake User Account On Facebook

  1. Account was made recently 2015, 2016.
  2. Account has no history published for earlier years, but Facebook says they have been a member since 2009, etc.
  3. Most fake accounts have 1 image or no real profile photo of the person. Some may only have a select few photos over a long span of time. A well seasoned user would have more photos posted over a long period of time. A fake account may have 7-10 photos posted on the same day.
  4. User has very few friends in common and or friends in general.
  5. There is little to no interaction on their page with friends, no comments, likes or responses over their long time line.
  6. Profile picture seems to good to be true, that hot model added you today! They even messaged you and are interested in you!
  7. When in doubt use reverse image search. Take their image and see if it is a real person or not.
  8. When in doubt deny, deny, deny.
  9. The user doesn’t “like” any bands, books, or movies.
  10. The user doesn’t belong to any groups.

A few Facebook tips:

I am probably more judicial than most Facebook users. I won’t add anyone who I can’t see their page, nor will I add anyone who floods their wall with political posts. If they haven’t posted in at least a month, then chances are, they’re not active on Facebook, so I won’t add them either.

Of course, there are always exceptions to every rule but in general, these trends seem to weed out inactive profiles and political clutter on my Facebook feed.

If you go through your friends list, you will see some profiles without a picture. Many of these users are no longer on Facebook but are still counted against your 5,000 friend limit.

10 Ways To Identify A Fake User Account On Facebook

If you click on their name and they are no longer on Facebook, then you will be redirected back to your personal Facebook page. At that point, you can officially “unfriend” them and free up more room to add more people.

Take the time to see who is friending you. Facebook is a numbers game to a lot of people, but I’d rather have a small number of quality friends than a maxed out 5,000 limit of fake profiles or a plethora of people posting crap I don’t want to see on my newsfeed.

Reference: (1) http://thefreethoughtproject.com/police-creating-fake-facebook-accounts-monitor-id-fake-account/