As I grew up I was intrigued by the notion of subliminal advertising – the possibility that I could be influenced by a message I didn’t even know I was receiving. I was assured it had been made illegal as it was unethical.
Last week lots of my lovely friends on Facebook asked me to share a heart on my wall. Some sort of hold-your-finger-down, share-with-your-gal-pals etc to raise awareness for breast cancer. It’s hard to check your breasts when you’re sharing your... Read More →
Lismore’s mayor Jenny Dowell was told her Facebook account would be shut down after she posted an image featuring a survivor of bowel cancer. An Echo drudge has also been banned for reposting the image yesterday.
How neat would the world be if all our friends thought exactly the same way as we did? Our ideas would never be challenged, our comfort zones never pushed, instead we’d enjoy the constant reinforcement of our inherent righteousness.
A north coast activist who commented on Page MP Kevin Hogan’s Facebook post about the federal government’s free trade agreement with China has been banned from the page because he is ‘not a constituent’, according to the MP.
In a recent Senate Estimates hearing, Greens Senator Christine Milne probed ASIC representatives to explain why they consider Facebook Australia a ‘small’ company, especially considering the parent organisation is worth a staggering $US33.3 billion.