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WATCH: Delete Your Social Media – #SolutionsWatch

Even the Big Techers admit it: social media is ripping apart the fabric of our society. So the solution is simple, right? Delete your social media!

Or is it not that simple?

Join James Corbett for his most recent edition of #SolutionsWatch as he explores the solutions to the Media Matrix problem.

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Linda Ferland
Linda Ferland
Aug 21, 2022 9:31 PM

Left Falsebook a yr. ago last Oct. after having joined in ’09. Only go to VK, now. Never have Tweeted, Instagram, etc. Don’t trust most of these sites.

rik myers
rik myers
Aug 21, 2022 7:23 AM

bugger off. the informed need to be on social media the most. or else all those on it will be easier to program and be here4ded like sheep BUGGER OFF ahole

Johan Smith
Johan Smith
Aug 20, 2022 7:56 AM

Permanently deleted FB and Insta (the only 2 I was connected to) about a year ago.

The difficulty lies in the fact that most people I know connect via these apps, so you’re actually less connected to your social group than before the platforms existed.

Well worth it though – slavery to Zuckerbergs propaganda machine and the like is a pretty miserable state of being.

Another negative worth mentioning is that you become aware of just how captured people are. Somewhat depressing when you realise that we never had a hope in hell of a sensible Covid response (or any future “crisis”) when people are so entrenched they can’t have a single original thought. In short – I genuinely think the world is f***ed beyond repair.

STJOHNOFGRAFTON
STJOHNOFGRAFTON
Aug 20, 2022 5:58 AM

Social media are for people who need a psycho crutch in order to maintain self esteem. I’m into it for the ‘likes’ of me they should, but wont admit. It’s a con. It’s not the poster who is liked. It’s their comment. Often times it’s the comment that is drop-dead gorgeous whereas the poster probably has a face like a bent sandshoe and a personality to match.

Functional Testes
Functional Testes
Aug 19, 2022 8:02 PM

I should. But it’s the last thing that connects me to the outside world. It’s quite a big step. But I should.

WorkingClassHero
WorkingClassHero
Aug 20, 2022 12:11 AM

Unless you require it for business, then bin it. At the very least, turn it off and don’t carry it when not doing business.

If this device is the only connection you have to outside you are a lost cause. Fully programmed and ready to milk.

Jack D Benisi
Jack D Benisi
Aug 21, 2022 4:02 PM

Try using one of those old fashioned devices- TELEPHONE

Albert Anderson
Albert Anderson
Aug 19, 2022 4:44 PM

Unless an opposition to the Great Reset and our captured governments is organized, it doesn’t frigging matter other than personally. This is like talking about fixing the light on your car because it isn’t running well. Solution watch my ass.

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Aug 20, 2022 2:44 AM

But it is sites like Fuckerberg’s Fake Book that have driven the plandemic. They should be vilified for their evil. Their censorship of clot shot injury defnitely led to lots of death because the uninformed embraced the poison pricks.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 19, 2022 4:08 PM

“There is no Climate Emergency” trending on UK twitter.

Technocracy is Doomed
Technocracy is Doomed
Aug 19, 2022 2:40 PM

WEF’s “Global Intelligence Collecting AI” to Erase Ideas from the Internet
Naughty GETTR posts? Say bye-bye to your TWITTER account

“This sounds like an insane conspiracy theory from hell: WEF collecting information on everyone everywhere, and then telling all platforms what posts to remove, based on a global decision-making AI engine that sees everything and can identify individual people and ideas beyond any given platform. 

If someone ever told me that it would be contemplated, I would probably think that this person is insane. It sounds like a sick technological fantasy or a far-fetched conspiracy theory. Unfortunately, this crazy stuff is real, is in a WEF agenda proposal that is officially posted on their website’s “WEF Agenda” section.”

Bob the Hod
Bob the Hod
Aug 19, 2022 8:45 AM

Getting rid of all social media accounts for me, is almost up there with giving up alcohol and tobacco in terms of the positive effect it has had on my life. If I could go without a mobile phone (I gave up the “smart”phone a couple of years ago) and without the internet, then I’m pretty sure my life would be even better. For certain, the less I use the internet, the more I actually achieve and the better I feel. I knew instinctively that mobile phones would spell trouble for society when they arrived en masse, but I genuinely need one for work now. When I retire, I’ll get rid of it.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 19, 2022 9:21 AM
Reply to  Bob the Hod

Corporations are making it harder and harder to function without a mobile phone – for example the verification to become an Ebay seller is by mobile phone only.

Their complaints’ pages are full of people objecting to it but they don’t care.

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Aug 19, 2022 11:16 AM
Reply to  Edwige

The governments are even worse. Bank transfers are made only after you confirm the codes sent to your phone. And the charges for the damned radioactive things are quite high.

solemn
solemn
Aug 19, 2022 12:07 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Back in March 2022, Ebay changed it policy’s, For any one to sell anything. They Ebay Must have your photo I.D sent to them via email. i.e passport, driving licence etc and of course they may even want to verify you further to keep ebay safe yawn via other means like a face to face call.

Jack D Benisi
Jack D Benisi
Aug 21, 2022 4:12 PM
Reply to  Edwige

I agree with you. But I shut off my cell during non working hours plus I put a sticker in front of camera lens. These are surveillance devices and even though I’m not a criminal, my business belongs to me and NOT the government. I also purchased a magic jack device and connected a telephone to that device. I now enjoy picking up the phone and having conversations with close friends and family. And lastly, Facebook sucks

Wisenox
Wisenox
Aug 19, 2022 12:21 PM
Reply to  Bob the Hod

I wholly believe that if we all stopped buying cellphones, our governments would issue us one for free. The devices are critical to their agendas.

Pilgrim Shadow
Pilgrim Shadow
Aug 19, 2022 2:47 PM
Reply to  Wisenox

Yes, in one form or another, critical. You will be your phone.

https://www.thestatesman.com/business/smartphones-will-become-extinct-1503078273.html

plino
plino
Aug 19, 2022 8:38 AM

The internet and all platforms have, in one way or another, started from the services – this is the verifiable history. I hope no one thinks that the services only invented them and left them in the hands of “independent” businessmen. Just before the threshold of” universal online connectivity in a purely information space ” there should be no doubt. “Digital inequality”, the fact that many still do not have access to the goods of the digital space, is a great scourge according to all responsible factors and stakeholders and a major problem that they have set themselves to solve. We all have to be connected. (For our own good.:) )

But, because this is the subject, and we are on a British website, and your boy – Eric Arthur Blair – has given the symbol of the dystopian observant society through “1984”; besides, he is definitely not insignificant, with his biography including some interesting acquaintances (for example, with Huxley of the high family, the author of “Brave New World”). I remember once playing with that date.

I’ve never bothered to figure out the meaning of years and dates, and I don’t understand that. But once I read things like that, and I thought, if there’s something in this work, then in one of the most famous years, maybe there’s something more. It’s just a game for fun; and yet:

The most popular “why 1984” explanation I’ve heard is that Orwell simply reversed the year in which he wrote the book, putting a year remote enough [for the hypothetical realization of dystopia]. What else: for example, the 100th anniversary of the Fabian Society (founded in 1884) coincides, just a coincidence.

Looking at the current major events of 1984, I could not single out any, and most of all I was impressed by the launch for consumer use of “the first successful mass-market all-In-One desktop personal computer with a graphical User interface, built-in screen, and mouse” – Mackintosh ((the company with the logo of the apple from the garden of Eden)). A fun presentation clip of Mackintosh in the style of “1984”:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zfqw8nhUwA

(In addition to “the mystery,” Mackintosh was released on January 24, and Orwell was born on the 25th, hmm:)
And my totally amateur and just for fun “calculation of 1984” is this::
1984 – 1948 = 36
1984 + 36 = 2020

Well, Eric Arthur Blair probably didn’t know 2020. there will be a push to realize his predicted dystopian society (and with the latest digital means), but the coincidence is curious, I had a lot of fun and admit that I almost thought I had found the hot water.:)

Wisenox
Wisenox
Aug 19, 2022 12:33 PM
Reply to  plino

I’ve never bothered to figure out the meaning of years and dates

Dates actually have meaning to the power elite. They fly under the radar, but they are interesting.
For example, the original flood stories include a sacrifice made to the gods as the first action when they leave the boat. This is depicted in the southern constellations.
The sacrifice is made by Centaur, who is spearing a dog. Important because dogs symbolize their own people.
The date for the sacrifice is 9/11, and it also happens to be the original crucifixion date. In fact, Centaur is the only place in the constellations where the Christ is actually crucified on the cross, as the “southern cross” constellation sits within Centaur.
Another example is 4/17, which was the original Christian new year, and is where April Fools comes from. Fools because the Jewish new year began on the fall equinox.

plino
plino
Aug 19, 2022 7:18 PM
Reply to  Wisenox

Dates actually have meaning to the power elite.

I know, but I said it on purpose to trick skeptics into taking an interest.:)

For me, birthdays are very important. My grandmother turned 90 today. Her memory is already gone, but otherwise she remembers 3 different modes that have changed during her life in my little country. She’s in pretty good shape, by the way, she has a good gene, and she grew up in a village until her 17th year, eating natural products, etc.N.

From a very young age, she looked after and was responsible for the life and health of her four younger brothers and sisters, then 3 children, 6 grandchildren… I thought of Sophie – Admin1, and she constantly has to take care of the comments, keep things within normal limits, watch and make remarks to naughty users. Why did she have to get involved, couldn’t you have chosen a more normal job, Sophie? Do you enjoy it? See how much some users allow themselves, how they do not care about the well-being of the comment section, but above all to satisfy their ego. Aren’t you tired of their antics?

Say, Sophie, if they come and say to you, “listen, Sophie, we are creating a new world with regulation that will help to bring in better frameworks for all those consumers who otherwise will never take the initiative and improve things themselves. Our AI needs helpers, and you have experience, come work for us, for the common good of all.” Aren’t you going? Don’t you deserve it after all the hard work you’ve put in over the years? (Whereas consumers will not improve themselves without being forced to do so by force from the outside. So maybe you’ll do a good deed.) 🙂

banana
banana
Aug 19, 2022 8:12 AM

We’ve been at war with Bolsheviks a long time, the sheep will not wake, as they’ve been conditioned that their persecutors are harmless victims. There are now, very few places online one can openly speak the truth, without being censored and threatened.

The fire this time will ravage the sheep like nothing in history. communities.win/c/nonewnormal

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 19, 2022 7:53 AM

Okay, I confess, I have Facebook. Yes, I know; I can almost hear a few groans out there. And yes, I’ve had Telegram installed twice, and although it seems a better platform than FB, I found that having Telegram really ate up my phone data, and was costing me a fair bit of dosh $$$ having to buy phone credit more often.
And I know first hand all about the blatant censorship, restrictions and bans on Facebook.
So why have it? Because I’ve connected with some really interesting people in countries like Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Turkey, Russia, Latvia, just to name some of the countries my Facebook “friends” come from. And because I find, or am often sent, really good information that I probably wouldn’t see here at Offguardian.
So unless people can offer up any suggestions on viable alternatives to Facebook, I’ll probably be keeping my FB account for now.

Shardlake
Shardlake
Aug 19, 2022 10:41 AM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

I have an innate distrust of organisations like Farcebook and Twatter and have never had an account with either of them. Any company that employs an ex deputy prime minister is bound to be suspect and especially one who’s political party facilitated the twelve years of mess the UK is now suffering from. I view these organisations alongside the Murdoch empire that encompasses Sky Television (to which I also would not subscribe) after the way he employed ‘journalists’ to hack the phone of the murder victim, Millie Dowler, leading her parents to believe she was still alive.

Victor G.
Victor G.
Aug 19, 2022 9:17 PM
Reply to  Shardlake

Thanks, S. for reminding of the absolutely despicable behavior of the Merdochians …how low can one go? And for what?

Derek
Derek
Aug 19, 2022 11:10 AM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

You got three down votes for your comment by three people who no way will drop their social media (like OffG).
Its just too lucrative i assume – selling books and the like. But that’s just my “inner asshole” isn’t it?

Howard
Howard
Aug 19, 2022 1:23 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

My first thought when I read your comment (and no, I most certainly did not downvote it) was: How do you know these people are where they say they are? But at any rate it’s kind of like, in the old days, having a “Pen Pal” in another country.

And though I refuse to have anything to do with Facebook, I do miss out on some things I wish I had access to. My Homeowners’ community has a Facebook page; and I’d very much like to participate. But then, it’s moderated by someone who removes anything she doesn’t agree with.

There’s no getting around it: human society on any level is a double edged sword. It seems like we’re damned if we associate with other people; damned if we don’t.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 19, 2022 2:31 PM
Reply to  Howard

I think that’s the most downvotes I’ve ever had for one of my comments here, however after what I’ve been through the last 2.5 years, and compared to what is coming, it’s quite pathetic these people haven’t even got the guts to explain why. Yes, I know about Facebook and perhaps it shows how dumb I am, but I opened my account in May 2020 when Melbourne was in a harsh lockdown, and I wanted to connect with other people from around the world to end the sense of isolation I felt. I will never apologise for that.
Yes Howard, I’m very aware there are fake profiles on Facebook. And I’m very aware it’s monitored by the Powers That Be, just as Offguardian and other genuine alternative sites are all being monitored. And people who comment on those sites will be monitored. With the technology they already have, do you think they don’t know who most of us are anyway?
Regards your first question – I strongly believe that most of the people I’ve connected with in countries like Peru, Colombia, Mexico, etc are genuine. I have never seen anything they’ve posted that has had alarm bells go off in my head. And quite a lot of them are focused more on spirituality and self improvement rather than the covid pysops. I don’t mean in a New Age manner either. Thanks for your reply and feedback, appreciate it.

Howard
Howard
Aug 19, 2022 3:24 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

Let me just add that, yes absolutely, these “social media” platforms are no more intrusive than anything else on the internet. As you suggest, it’s absurd to think that as long as someone hasn’t given Mr. Z his personal information he’s home free.

As long as there’s an NSA spying on us, recording and saving our every keystroke, ANY incursion into the internet is a peep show for the psychos.

A few years back – even before all the hullaballoo over “privacy” – I anonymously accessed a Literary Magazine. It amazed me when, a short while later, I received an email from the Magazine, informing me that just by accessing their site they obtained my URL (or whatever it is). They weren’t trying to harass me – just to inform me. Believe me, that was an eye-opener.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 19, 2022 10:34 PM
Reply to  Howard

Thanks Howard… You made a good point about anyone accessing the internet anyway, especially anti establishment sites, or even, gasp! things like Literary Magazine! Cheers.

Annie
Annie
Aug 19, 2022 3:26 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

You do alot of good gezzah on this site with your knowledge and insights ignore the downvotes probably shills anyway.👍

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 19, 2022 10:46 PM
Reply to  Annie

Thanks Annie, I had a rough day yesterday and was feeling extra sensitive when I saw those downvotes. Let’s just say the economy here in Australia is going down the tubes (as the cabal have planned) and a lot of people here are obviously cutting back on their spending, including buying the magazine. I talk to small business people, cafe owners, etc and some of them are doing it very tough. Have a good and positive weekend Annie…

Derek Williams
Derek Williams
Aug 20, 2022 4:18 AM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

Hi Gezzah – seems that some people want to tell you how to live YOUR life…
Keep doing what you want to do mate, and sod those that think they know better.
All strength to you.

George Mc
George Mc
Aug 19, 2022 5:12 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

I wouldn’t worry about the downvotes. As Patrick L pointed out – and I have tested it myself – it’s possible for one person to vote more than once on a single post.

Having said that, I have never viewed Facebook as a place for genuine expression of opinion. It was always a “low-brow” platitude spouting center which is OK for local sentiments. And the majority of people I know on it agree with me. I would guess that over half of FB is taken up with “inspirational” messages, totally unfunny stabs at humour, occasional flexing of muscle of the “Don’t Underestimate Me!” type, and obsessive cataloguing of dismally mundane minutiae.

Indeed, I have a friend (the one I nearly fell out with over covid) who spends his time bitching about vacuities on FB but who, in his very bitching, reveals that he spends so much time on this medium. He reminds me of Ignatius J. Reilly, the main character of “A Confederacy of Dunces”, who goes out of his way to expose himself to stuff he hates just so he can rail against it. 

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Aug 19, 2022 7:20 AM

Cancelled Fecesbook after they Canceled Alex Jones.
Kicked off Twitter (twice) for posting the truth about Covid and the jabs.
Don’t miss either…

Hele
Hele
Aug 19, 2022 6:44 AM

from the hideous guardian

“Earlier this week, Spider-Man actor Tom Holland announced he would be stepping away from social media as he had found it was “detrimental” to his mental health.
In a video posted to his Instagram account, which has 67 million followers, the 26-year-old said: “I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming. I get caught up and I spiral when I read things about me online and ultimately it’s very detrimental to my mental state. So I decided to take a step back and delete the app.”

Other stars including Selena Gomez, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Demi Lovato have also taken themselves off social media for their mental health.

On Sunday, 72-year-old British actor Robert Lindsay announced he was intending to spend less time on Twitter, after his son told him it was “affecting my daily life, thoughts and imaginings”.

“He’s right of course and I need to detox from the stresses of social media and concentrate on what I set out to do three years ago and write,” the My Family actor wrote.”

Sok
Sok
Aug 20, 2022 7:15 AM
Reply to  Hele

Citizen smith🤓

fxgrube
fxgrube
Aug 19, 2022 3:12 AM

well, according to Pew Research, 7% of adult americans don’t use the internet. 3% do not have a TV. This no-TV number has to be higher in New England because about 20% of the persons I know do not have a TV.

As regards the hateful structure of social media, I felt this in my bones from day one back in the early 90s. The fatigue it gave was just out of this world.. extraordinary. I do think one tiny (but seemingly huge) step would be to eliminate all numbers as for example the way “Wrench in the Gears” and a few other smaller sites I visit have done. This seems like the very least thing to be done to weaken the feedback loop.

Zane
Zane
Aug 19, 2022 2:45 AM

About the only solution is going cold turkey.

Willem
Willem
Aug 19, 2022 6:35 AM
Reply to  Zane

Problem with that solution is that they keep giving it to you, unless you can find a place where you can truly live off the grid. Hard to find such a place. Maybe somewhere in the middle of the Ocean or in a tiny corner of your room that 5G has not been able to cover.

CK_
CK_
Aug 19, 2022 2:03 AM
Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Aug 19, 2022 1:33 AM

Back during WW2 a lot of work went into intercepting and decoding enemy (German) communications. Although the historical spotlight has always been on message decoding (Enigma etc.) a rather less spectacular but very effective tool was also used. This tool — “traffic analysis” — used the nature and volume of messages to determine the disposition and likely actions of German forces without the need to actually read the content of their messages. This tool was so powerful that it remained highly classified for some time after the efforts of the codebreakers proper leaked out.

Social media is primarily traffic analysis carried out on a massive scale. Since we, “the people”, are not an organized military with its rituals and pro-forma messages our social media platforms provide us with the tools to generate the traffic and so learn a great deal about us, both as individuals and groups. This is very powerful knowledge and although its used ostensibly for advertising just selling us soap or pet food isn’t coming close to the power that it gives its owners. It can, as we’ve discovered to our cost over and over, sell us ideas, with the novel twist being to be able to tailor the sales messages automatically for target groups or even individuals. Its a fantastic tool for both spying and control with its effectiveness only limited by our ability to comprehend and utilize its power.

We’re in a bit of a bind now because the marketing imperative is so strong that the entire fabric of the Internet as the vast majority of users experience it is geared to information collecting. Even the ‘Do not sell my information’ type boxes that have turned up on some sites (per EU mandate, I think) actually learn a great deal about an individual. Our only hope is that the algorithms that try to make sense of this tsunami of information are still relatively crude, they can be thrown by a random off the wall search. But things are improving and there’s no real defense — just remember that the reason why your ‘last year’s model’ browser has been flagged as needing a (free) upgrade is because some new tracking mechanism needs to be installed (its usually advertised as ‘enhancing security’ or ‘enhancing the user experience’).

eman
eman
Aug 19, 2022 3:23 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

The real problem is that information distribution is not symmetric.. They know a lot about us, but we know and can now nothing about them. Military secrets foreign affair secrets, spy secrets, technical secrets, social secrets, political secrets. etc.. Government operates in secret.. if everything the people did and do who operate the fictitious entities (governments, corporations, partnerships, trusts, etc) were as well known to us, in the same level of detail as they know about us, most likely we, the governed, would not tolerate them. They don’t tolerate us, they use us.

Knowledge asymmetry between the private sector and the public sector and between private sector and commercial sector is sufficient to give those in the know complete control over those who are in the dark.

After all people are programmed from birth to death by the information contained in experience.

Robert
Robert
Aug 19, 2022 5:39 PM
Reply to  eman

The elites know our real history, shape of the earth, have cures for cancer etc, real physics(not this Einsteinian nonsense), they create reality via staged events, manage wars behind the scenes, know how to harness free energy and probably know when the next cataclysm is coming, which might be soon. Perhaps that’s why they want to kill off most of us when they go underground so they can come back up and continue ruling unopposed. Like Bacon said, knowledge is power. Most importantly they may be getting close or arrived at immortality or have figured out how to live centuries instead of decades. It’s not crazy to think they switch out bodies and become young again. Maybe that’s why they’re so patient with their generational plans.

Sophie - Admin1
Admin
Sophie - Admin1
Aug 19, 2022 9:21 PM
Reply to  Robert

You remind us all that the best way to discredit an idea is to take it to farcical extremes. Timely reminder.

Victor G.
Victor G.
Aug 19, 2022 9:24 PM
Reply to  eman

There’s almost nothing that needs to be known about “Them” beyond the fact that they are almost unimaginably greedy, amoral bastards.

Robert
Robert
Aug 20, 2022 2:45 AM
Reply to  Victor G.

I think the people at the very top of the heirarchy are not motivated by money. They have all the money in the world and they create it out of thin air. They want to break their biological chains and become Gods. In fact, they will expend great sums in order to put harmful ideas into the minds of the masses. They want nothing less than a breakaway civilization where they become superior life forms and bring in a neo feudal society

KiwiJoker
KiwiJoker
Aug 19, 2022 1:23 AM

User-content driven message boards (often given the snazzy pseudo-mystical marketing term ‘social media’ rather than the more realistically pragmatic ‘community notice board’) are neither good nor bad. It’s just thinking that makes them so.

To extrapolate on a paraphrasion of The Bard.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 19, 2022 2:10 AM
Reply to  KiwiJoker

Debatable. Much. What you quote of the Bard makes sense in a passive context. But the Internet was developed by DARPA with much clearly driven by “ex” Nazi scientists’ import input, remembering too that Watson and IBM did the punch cards for the 3rd Reich.

Did much change, here, under the 4th Reich?

It may have got worse. “Only thinking makes it so” makes sense if it were a natural platform in any way, but it was designed as a “defensive” weapon. We “pays our money and takes our choices” -or chances- whenever we hop on it, and long as we stay on it.

KiwiJoker
KiwiJoker
Aug 19, 2022 7:58 PM
Reply to  John Ervin

Intriguing analysis.

The platform is, of course, entirely passive.

The ‘input’ is from natural active persons.

Hence it is about ‘thinking that makes it so’ (providing the platform it’s active data field)
Indeed as you ascertain it is the data collation/manipulation that has the potential to be wielded as a weapon or a mendicant.

But data is not knowledge and knowledge isn’t wisdom. Wisdom requires the meditative reflection of thinking about so and such.

Compost, as a mulch, feeds the garden soil and smothers the weeds.

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Aug 20, 2022 1:50 AM
Reply to  KiwiJoker

Its a community notice board with a 24/7/365 record of who posts on it, looks at it and what and how long they’re reading it for. In isolation — effectively useless. Aggregated over a large number of people — you can get a very good idea about the character and habits of the board users.

You may have seen on TV stories that feature amateur or professional detectives that have a large notice board with likely suspects, witnesses or whoever on it. You may have also noticed that there might be lines between the various people to denote types of link. The goal is to deduce connections between people by looking at the ‘big picture’. Now imagine this scaled up by a few mission times and imagine that you have tools, both automated and manual, to visualize and categorize those connections. You can start to play God because you’ve learned what buttons to press to get a particular individual or group to react and you can’t resist pressing them (or, more likely, renting them to the highest bidder)(yes, in real life this stuff is auctioned).

Always bear in mind the maxim that “If the product is free then you are the product”.

Penelope
Penelope
Aug 19, 2022 1:15 AM

8 min video on the insurance data (increased all-cause mortality), and the military increase in cancer, etc. Of course I’m speaking of 2021, the vaxx roll-out year.

https://expose-news.com/2022/08/18/covid-related-pay-outs-almost-double-in-2021/

Thinktwice
Thinktwice
Aug 19, 2022 12:47 AM

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Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Aug 19, 2022 4:25 AM
Reply to  Thinktwice

There behind the glass is a real blade of grass,
Careful as you pass
Move along move along.
Brain Salad Surgery ELP ☺

5D
5D
Aug 22, 2022 2:36 PM
Reply to  Thinktwice

Thanks Thinktwice – you made my day. I hope this is for real! 😊 

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 18, 2022 11:59 PM

If the moguls of the media matrix are having 2nd thoughts about the long term benefits of their mind-bending global beasts, they can always program in to the overarching superstructure something like aversion therapy for the addicts, like an electric shock after an hour of uninterrupted feral twittering. Incremental.

Thinking back on how well those crusades went with Big Smokes (or Big Pharma, for all that) why will I not hold my breath? At least I gave up smokes, so I’m a step ahead of the game in breaths.

I’ve only used Twitter, ever, when I simply *have* to see a grand slam by my Dodgers, or similar. Gave up on Facebook after a few weeks, 10 years ago, once I saw all the unwarranted interconnectedness and all the creepy bells and whistles. All of the churches here use it, and everyone else, which is gnarly, socially. For real.

There is one aspect, I hate to admit it, but it’s had gradually a chastening effect on me, for one, in the expansion of my rants, screeds, and virtual apoplexy. That is a plus. But it’s a little like cutting back to one smoke a day. Finally I saw the writing, and quit.

I hope it works out that way with “civilization”.

For all of us.

LOL

Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Aug 19, 2022 5:44 AM
Reply to  John Ervin

That’s a point right there., and some talk of personal choice and freedom to chose etc etc.
One problem being only a few actually talked then, only a few actually talk now.
It would appear to be a mission to reduce ourselves, no longer individuals but labels and tags. Proclamations resulting from this self-opinionated middle class who invest direct/indirectly in a continuing elevated social standing.

Johnny
Johnny
Aug 18, 2022 11:17 PM

Job done.
Never joined.
Life’s too short.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 19, 2022 2:18 AM
Reply to  Johnny

I joined Facebook but my account is much more dormant than life-support, and it’s a constant heads up that Twitter pauses you when you want to see a brief GIF-like tweet, prodding you into signing up, at least that’s all I ever see, constant interruptions to get you to join. As big a clue as that is, I always demur. After a short while it will show me my iconic goal, or touchdown, or home run, if you wait a bit, or keep on clickin’

Another clue

The Jackal
The Jackal
Aug 18, 2022 11:02 PM

Social Media is a double edged sword.

On the one hand, it has become a propagandist’s NUCLEAR weapon, utilized by everyone with an agenda.

On the other, It’s… Social.

Social is addictive because human beings
are social creatures, and desire the company and acceptance of others.

even from a distance, on a screen, from
names and faces that you’ve never met in person, and which may or may not even be real.
(or at least whom they portray
themselves to be. lol)

I suspect For better or worse,
Social Media is here to stay.
(At least until the 1% pull the plug
on it all to silence the dissent of those of us who speak out against them and warn the rest of their audiences.)

I’d personally rather have a lil
piece of land somewhere far, far away
from all of it, with my wife and child,
Living off Grid, growing our own food,
etc.
(Except for a certain brand of
iced coffee whose “Irish Blend” of
flavor, has me in its clutches.)
We all have at least 1 vice to keep us human. Otherwise we’d ascend.

Anywho, If you can’t ditch the
Social Media, at least try to USE IT
to make the world a better place,
and expose those who try to ruin it.

The trick is, DON’T let IT…

use YOU.

“Tell Them
🖕🤨🖕
#NoMore !”
~The Jackal’s “MARK”

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 19, 2022 2:24 AM
Reply to  The Jackal

Problem is, for every one step forward making the world a better place, it seems that they may well be making leaps backward, with its abuse as a social weapon.

“Reculer pour mieux sauter?!”

£4£&$4$+my2¢™

“And so we beat on, oars against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” ~ “The Great Gatsby”

(F. Scott, writing about all the baggage of the rich.)

Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Aug 19, 2022 7:39 AM
Reply to  The Jackal

Hypothetically 99% invest for the 1%, so your flight will just move you closer to the one percenters.
That’s mean everybody else has helped you move. You can’t go, you’ll only drive up the land prices left by the people you help drive away, the 99 percenters.