We shouldn’t have to beg Mark Zuckerberg to respect democracy

We shouldn’t have to beg Mark Zuckerberg to respect democracy

By Dean Baker Last month George Soros had a New York Times column arguing that Mark Zuckerberg should not be running Facebook. (Does the NYT reserve space on its opinion page for billionaires?) The gist of Soros’ piece is that Zuckerberg has made a deal with Trump. He will allow all manner of outrageous lies […]

Change: More Substance, Less Social

Change: More Substance, Less Social

TFF’s changing publishing policy – Why we reduce social media presence and what we’ll do instead By Jan Oberg April 2, 2019 For more than a decade, I’ve been enthusiastic about social media as a new, potentially more people-powered phenomenon that could serve change for the common good of humankind. Not so today. Sadly, social […]

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

    By Jan Oberg Take a look at the short video below that Facebook suddenly sends me today, Saturday June 30, 2018 about my being so important for communities and how great Facebook is at creating a community feeling worldwide. Many thanks, I guess I am supposed to say. Well, I don’t. First, I […]

Dislike! Facebook bans article about Google working with Pentagon

Dislike! Facebook bans article about Google working with Pentagon

  By Jan Oberg March 9, 2018 Intro This short article documents how Facebook – in a non-dialoguing way – practices censorship. This and many other cases was a major reason that TFF launched The Transnational – a new multidimensional peace platform and try to push the debate about our issues out of Facebook and […]

Open Letter of Protest to Facebook

Open Letter of Protest to Facebook

  By Jan Oberg • Message sent to Facebook in response to its blocking attempt and change of algorithm, both serious restricting my freedom of communication.   Blocking personal messages to friends Yesterday it was my birthday and roughly 500 people sent me thoughts, pictures and good wishes – also for the international peace issues […]

Is Facebook Operating as an Arm of the Israeli State and the US?

Is Facebook Operating as an Arm of the Israeli State and the US?

Glenn Greenwald On Democracy Now, January 2, 2018 • Facebook is being accused of censoring Palestinian activists who protest the Israeli occupation. This comes as Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked reportedly said in December that Tel Aviv had submitted 158 requests to Facebook over the previous four months asking it to remove content it deemed […]