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Careless whisker

A presser at which bureaucrats/ In Pakistan reeled off some stats/ Was knocked out of kilter/ Because of a filter/ That saw them appearing as cats./// A presser at which bureaucratsIn Pakistan reeled off some stats Was knocked out of … Continue reading

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Shareability Slump

A series of privacy scares/ Hit Facebook’s financial affairs/ As data misuse/ Is apt to reduce/ The likes FB gets for its shares./// A series of privacy scaresHit Facebook's financial affairsAs data misuseIs apt to reduceThe likes FB gets for … Continue reading

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Facebook Quiz

The House gave the great Facebook wiz/ A short social media quiz:/ “What’s on your mind, Mark?/ Were you kept in the dark/ About the fact harvesting biz?”/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43725643 The House gave the great Facebook wizA short social media quiz:"What's … Continue reading

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Only Connect

A Facebook boss said, in effect,/ We may cause some lives to be wrecked,/ But though truth is ugly -/ He carried on smugly -/ To grow we must only connect./// A Facebook boss said, in effect,We may cause some … Continue reading

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Zuck Off

A Facebook supremo named Zuck/ Whose privacy policies suck/ Was publicly roasted/ Then finally posted/ To make out like he gives a fuck./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43494337 A Facebook supremo named ZuckWhose privacy policies suckWas publicly roastedThen finally postedTo make out like he … Continue reading

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Nix in a Twist

A dubious fellow named Nix/ Made money from harvesting clicks/ And boasted his firm/ Secured Trump his term/ By various underhand tricks./// A dubious fellow named NixMade money from harvesting clicksAnd boasted his firmSecured Trump his termBy various underhand tricks.https://t.co/CebzgtERrM#CambridgeAnalyticaContinue reading

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Hacks and Hoaxes

A fellow named Jayden K. Smith/ Is hacking your kin and your kith,/ So do not befriend him!/ (A small corrigendum,/ Apparently this is a myth)./// Here’s why you should ignore that ‘Jayden K Smith’ hacker Facebook message A fellow named … Continue reading

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Gold Digger

A popular artist named West/ Admits he’s unusually blest/ With wealth in great store,/ But hankers for more -/ Please Zuckerberg, Kanye invest?/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/35576432/kanye-west-really-wants-1-billion-from-mark-zuckerberg https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/699528039647068160

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Anti-Social Network

A network came in for attacks/ Regarding avoidance of tax/ What no UK profit?/ Oh Facebook come off it/ Brit users are earning you stacks!/// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/oct/22/facebook-uk-corporation-tax https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/653630446870339584

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Sad Face :-(

Old Facebook provoked a commotion/ By doctoring news feed promotion/ To post stuff that’s sad/ And make us feel bad/ Then monitor user emotion. ///http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/29/trickcyclists_mess_with_facebook_users_emotions/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/483563258935521281  

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