has been in the spotlight recently for its situation regarding
Cambridge Analytica but this is not the first time that Facebook
has engaged in politics. They have a history of going into
politics including creating a Facebook superpac that donates to
candidates. Both Democrats and Republicans benefitted.
has continued to the incoming 2018 election cycle with Facebook
already donating to key candidates. The fear to be had is
whether or not a fair and clean investigation into Facebook can
be had by Congress. If Congress can’t complete a fair and
unbiased investigation there is a clear problem.
donating to both Republicans and Democrats the company has shown
that it doesn’t actually stand for anything. This shows they are
spending money for favors. The expectations that campaign money
can then be used to manipulate Congress is not good.
had been requested that Mark Zuckerberg appear before Congress
but today the Chief Executive Officer declined Congress’
request. UK’s parliamentary had requested him to speak and
he declined but said he would send two senior members of
Facebook’s executive staff. Zuckerberg showed that he does NOT
intend to be held personally accountable for his actions. He
will continue to lay it off on his staff.
Here is the
list of Democrats and Republicans accepting money from
2016, John Podesta who served as the Hillary for America
campaign chair emailed Sheryl Sandberg who serves as Facebooks
Chief Operating Officer telling her “Look forward to working
with you to elect the first woman President of the United
What do you
to Freak Yourself Out?” Tech Expert Reveals How Facebook and
Google Are Spying on You – AND IT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND
Consultant and web developer, Dylan Curran posted a long tweet
thread documenting just how much information Google and
Facebook store about people.
prepared because this is gonna freak you out.
and Google have come under heavy criticism recently after
privacy concerns were raised over the way they store and sell
user data to advertisers.
Wylie, a Cambridge Analytica whistleblower told a committee of
British MP’s Tuesday Facebook has the ability to spy on you in
your own home or place of work.
denies they spy on users with their app in order to deploy
a tweet thread, Dylan Curran takes you on a journey in 34
stunning tweets showcasing just how much Google knows about you.
From your every move, to search history, to gender, health,
relationship status, Google and Facebook are documenting pretty
much everything you do day in and day out.
one of Dylan Curran’s last few tweets in the thread he even
suggests he ‘may be on an FBI watch list so if he dies in the
next few months it wasn’t an accident, it was a set-up.’
also says Google and Facebook having all of this information can
be used for nefarious reasons and violates multiple human
Dylan’s tweet thread down the rabbit hole…
to freak yourself out? I’m gonna show just how much of your
information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you
without you even realising it”, Dylan Curran began.