2018.10.18 Facebook Blocks Anne Frank

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The Anne Frank Center’s made a post promoting Holocaust Education: it got blocked/removed because it “violated community standards.” So the Anne Frank center complained to Facebook about their removal, and yet Holocaust Deniers posts are still up there. It doesn't appear Facebook ever responded (which is in character). However, Zuckerberg had defended Holocaust deniers using his site the month before by saying that deniers posts are not removed from the social network because it is unclear if they were written maliciously or in ignorance (which I'm fine with), but why does a post about Holocaust Education not get the same benefit of the doubt?

Facebook is 3 things: bad interface, bad management, and biased policies. I want a social network that gives me control of what I see and share -- both to my friends and to advertisers. I realize they need to make a buck, and my information is their product, but the point is you can still give users the illusions of control. But Zuckerberg seems to have falling into the egocentric pit that many young billionaires do, they think because they timed things well, and worked hard, and got lucky that they're smarter than everyone else. This makes them arrogant, less mature, and slower to grow than the average human: Dunning-Kruger, inflated by being surrounded by yes-men.



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