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Facebook will add a new label to some climate change posts in the UK
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Next FB will tell you what to eat, when to eat, when to pee when to crap, and which hand to use wile wiping your ass (no wc paper ), when to get the mat out and which direction to pray to so the great god Greta will be happy

Quote:It hasn’t changed its policies on fact-checking ‘opinions’ about climate change  link
By Justine Calma@justcalma  Feb 18, 2021, 6:00am EST

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[Image: FB_Mythbusters_mock.0.png]Facebook is expanding its “Climate Science Information Center.” Image: Facebook
Facebook will start labeling posts about climate change with a banner that directs people to its information page on climate change. It’s the company’s latest effort to weed out lies and myths about the climate crisis, and it follows criticism from lawmakers and scientists concerned that the social media giant allowed false information to proliferate on its platform.
For now, the labels will only appear on Facebook posts in the UK. But the company plans to start rolling them out elsewhere “soon,” it said in an announcement on Thursday. Facebook debuted its “Climate Science Information Center” in the US, Germany, the UK, and France back in September. Now, Facebook is also expanding that page to include new information debunking common myths about climate change.
The company’s strategy for tackling climate misinformation is similar to what it’s done about COVID-19. Facebook started putting vetted information about the novel coronavirus at the top of its news feed last March.
Facebook came under a lot of pressure last year to do a better job at fact-checking posts about climate change and stop misleading content from spreading. The new labels seem to be one way to answer calls for Facebook to take more action, although it doesn’t address original concerns that legislators like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) had about Facebook last year.
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The whole saga started in August 2019 after Facebook reversed a decision by its fact-checkers to rate an op-ed as “false” for including inaccurate information and cherry-picked data on climate change. E&E News consequently reported that Facebook had created a sort of loophole that exempted opinion articles from fact checking. That’s been a part of its policy the entire time, spokespeople for Facebook have told The Verge and The New York Times.
“The future of our planet is at stake, and there should be no company too big, too powerful, and too opaque to be held accountable for its role in the climate crisis. Facebook is no exception,” Warren and other senators said in a statement last year.
Warren and others demanded that Facebook answer questions about its fact-checking policies. In a letter from Facebook shared exclusively with The Verge last year, the company maintained that “clear opinion content” wasn’t typically subject to fact-checking on their platform. It also said that speech from politicians” was not eligible to be fact-checked in an email to The Verge last year.
“When someone posts content based on false facts — even if it’s an op-ed or editorial — it is still eligible for fact-checking and we don’t consider climate change, or any topic, opinion by definition,” a Facebook spokesperson said in an email.
Facebook hasn’t specified how it will decide which posts should carry the new “informational labels” launching in the UK today. “We’re continuing to learn from other informational labels that we’ve applied to COVID-19 posts and posts during the US election,” the Facebook spokesperson said.
Update 2/18/21 7:56pm ET: This post has been updated with an additional comment from a Facebook spokesperson.
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I'm having a personal discussion with myself.  I still have a Facebook account, but I want to delete it.  Thing is, I don't know how I'll survive without Facebook fact checkers telling me what is true or not true.  How will I continue without anyone telling me how/what to think?

tinybighuh What to do... what to do!
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(02-19-2021, 05:54 PM)Wallfire Wrote: Next FB will tell you what to eat, when to eat, when to pee when to crap, and which hand to use wile wiping your ass (no wc paper ), when to get the mat out and which direction to pray to so the great god Greta will be happy

The Facebook graphic in your post is the single largest load of in-your-face unadulterated propagandistic bullshit I have seen in over 30 years. Every single bullet point of it is pure bullshit.

If that's what they call "fact", I think I'll just stick with science and let them have their bullshit.

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I sure am glad FB is looking out for me.

Without their guidance, where would I be? Probably thinking my own thoughts and other terrorism.
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Has FB posted about J. Kerry?
Quote:Global Warming Hoax Update: American Traitor John Kerry Says the Earth Will End in 9 Years
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Quote:Despite the United Nations previously saying that the United States was greener than ever under President Donald Trump and no longer needed to join the Paris Climate Accord, Climate Czar John Kerry now says Joe Biden rejoining the economically devastating compact is no longer enough, and we will all die in 9 years unless radical action is taken.

“The scientists told us three years ago we had 12 years to avert the worst consequences of climate crisis, we are now three years gone, so we have 9 years left,” said Kerry.

It is worth noting this number was not created by scientists, but was named seemingly randomly by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). In fact, scientists have refuted this unfounded claim as completely false.
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(02-20-2021, 03:44 PM)guohua Wrote: Has FB posted about J. Kerry?
Quote:Global Warming Hoax Update: American Traitor John Kerry Says the Earth Will End in 9 Years
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“The scientists told us three years ago we had 12 years to avert the worst consequences of climate crisis, we are now three years gone, so we have 9 years left,” said Kerry.

It is worth noting this number was not created by scientists, but was named seemingly randomly by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). In fact, scientists have refuted this unfounded claim as completely false.
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So Kerry is doubling down on Sandy Cortez's invention of Stupidity?

Why am I not surprised?

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“The nature of psychological compulsion is such that those who act under constraint remain under the impression that they are acting on their own initiative. The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free. That he is not free is apparent only to other people.”

-Aldous Huxley

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