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2021-03-04 1:21:46 PM  
So it's not all Kpop stans and sea shanties
 
2021-03-04 3:26:53 PM  
Some real douches post on Tik Tok  I e seen some real cringe videos of people pretending to be disabled, pretending to kiss other people and other dumbfark pranks.

So it's not a stretch that people use it to radicalize.
 
2021-03-04 8:47:26 PM  
Are we talking about the one guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup, the other guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup, or the other other guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup?
 
2021-03-04 8:54:55 PM  
"TikTok has moved aggressively to enforce community guidelines and take down content."

Well, I guess I know what Hannity's going to be biatching about tonight.
 
2021-03-04 8:57:22 PM  
We all know Tik Tok is run by the PLA, right? The Chinese Army? The people who launched an attack on the entire world banking system yesterday?

Shocked, I am that this happened.
Shocked.
Oh, you didn't hear about that one did you, that's because a lot of people got really lucky.
 
2021-03-04 8:57:36 PM  
Can we just outlaw social media already? It'll improve IQ scores worldwide almost immediately.
 
2021-03-04 9:02:46 PM  

Martian_Astronomer: Are we talking about the one guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup, the other guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup, or the other other guy with a goatee and sunglasses who goes on insane rants while driving his pickup?


[To the tune of "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows"]

Sunglasses, pickup trucks, and goatees,
Everything that's angryful is what I feel when we're together
Dumber than a grumpy Trumpy
When you're near the brain goes, disappears, dear
And I feel so MAGA
Just to know that you are KAG
 
2021-03-04 9:05:07 PM  
The Cinnamon Challenge ... by GloZell and her Big Behind Earrings
Youtube Cyk7utV_D2I
 
2021-03-04 9:05:41 PM  
The internet makes you stupid.
 
2021-03-04 9:15:36 PM  
"As Common Cause notes in its position paper, 'In 2002, more than half of TV stations in the nation's top 50 markets completely ignored state and congressional elections in their highest rated local news programs in the weeks leading up to those elections, with large station owners offering the least election coverage of all.' McChesney takes it further, saying, 'What little coverage there is, is mostly gossip, spin, and speculation, or basically what's spoon-fed to them by party elites and insiders and big shots accepting all their biases as the appropriate way to view the world. It's impossible to exaggerate just how nutritionless this so-called journalism is.' In other words, viewers of most stations get lots of Donald Trump news, but almost nothing about city council elections or even state representatives.

Additionally, Common Cause's Todd O'Boyle told The A.V. Club that 'election season is a gravy train for broadcasters,' as well, meaning that most local stations 'book record revenues for political ads.' According to O'Boyle, 'in many communities, voters are seeing more election content in the form of advertising than they are in the form of news reporting,' saying there have even been instances of local newscasts cutting their broadcasts short in order to air more political ads. With politics becoming increasingly polarized over the past 20-odd years, absence of objective local news doesn't help ease that struggle, nor does it make most people think that there's anything to be done anywhere close to home.

While some people -- especially younger people -- might say, 'who cares? I get my news from social media anyway,' O'Boyle points out that, 'the majority of news coverage, and particularly local news coverage, still comes from local newsrooms.' In other words, just because you saw some article about a police scandal on social media doesn't mean it wasn't uncovered by some intrepid reporter first. Additionally, says O'Boyle, 'a healthy news ecosystem' is essential if you want 'to cut through some of the viral nonsense that's getting passed around' these days."

https://tv.avclub.com/the-telecommuni c ations-act-of-1996-gave-us-shiatty-cel l-1798250823
 
2021-03-04 9:37:27 PM  

thealgorerhythm: So it's not all Kpop stans and sea shanties


And sign up links.
F Farkdotcom on a mobile.
 
2021-03-04 9:37:29 PM  
Any open platform is going to have assholes who use it to organize violence or spread blatant harmful lies. What distinguishes them is what, if anything, they do about it. See Facebook and Parler actively exploiting it for profit, vs. Youtube and Twitter making at least -some- attempt to smack it down. I don't think any site has a great record on this, but some are doing far better than others.
 
2021-03-05 12:41:04 AM  

Dknsvsbl: We all know Tik Tok is run by the PLA, right? The Chinese Army? The people who launched an attack on the entire world banking system yesterday?

Shocked, I am that this happened.
Shocked.
Oh, you didn't hear about that one did you, that's because a lot of people got really lucky.


Checks account....

Whaaaa????
 
2021-03-05 2:35:21 AM  
🚨 ⏰ 🚨

Tik Tok is a video-based social media platform run by a non-domestic government entity.  🤔

Tik Tok is installed on your kid's friend's devices. 📱

🚨 ⏰ 🚨
 
2021-03-05 3:16:09 AM  

mistahtom: 🚨 ⏰ 🚨

Tik Tok is a video-based social media platform run by a non-domestic government entity.  🤔

Tik Tok is installed on your kid's friend's devices. 📱

🚨 ⏰ 🚨


It's run by a Chinese corporation, not the government. While I doubt it's possible to run something like that in China without the government demanding certain rules be followed, it's at least not directly run by them.
 
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