News From: Facebook

by Press and Media | on Aug 02, 2018

Facebook Becomes the World's Largest Conservative News Site

UCOMM has focused recently on how Facebook gave us Trump, now Crooked takes a look at how Facebook has become the largest conservative media site in the world.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2018

CWA Joins the Fight to Break Up Facebook

 As any regular reader of UCOMM Blog knows, we have been calling out Facebook for months over their failure to prevent fake news and Russian spies from stealing the 2016 election and giving us...

by Guest Post | on Apr 10, 2018

Zuckerberg admits Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

Even before we released the Cambridge Analytica series, that explains how data was used to manipulate the Trump vote in the 2016 Presidential election, we suggested that there be more regulation with...

by Brian Young | on Apr 06, 2018

Study Proves Fake News Won Trump the Election

The effect that fake news had on the 2016 election has been hotly debated over the last year and a half. UCOMM has covered the criticism that social media sites like Facebook have taken for failing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2018

Is Facebook Good for the World?

In our sadly unpopular Cambridge Analytica series, we mentioned in part 3 that I was personally asked to participate in a survey that simply asked is “Facebook good for the world?”...

by Brian Young | on Mar 26, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part IV: Regulating the Regulators

Over the last three days, UCOMM has been looking at how Cambridge Analytica (CA) used a Russian scientist to mine data on 50 million Americans. They then used this data to create emotional profiles...

by Brian Young | on Mar 23, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part III: What this means for the Union Movement

Over the last two days, we have explained what Cambridge Analytica (CA) is and what they did to gain, possibly illegally, data from 50 Million Facebook users. Over the course of 2014-2016, CA...

by Brian Young | on Mar 22, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part II: How They Did It

In Part I of our four-part series UCOMM looked at what happened with an overview of the story, today we will look at how they got this information, how they used it, and who was funding their evil...

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part I: What Really Happened

The social media world has been in a panic over the last week after it came to light that 50 million people’s Facebook data was sold to the Trump campaign to use during the 2016 election. Since...

by Brian Young | on Dec 11, 2017

New Facebook Data Center Being Built Union

It takes a lot of data centers to handle the traffic that Facebook’s 1 billion daily users create. So much space is needed that Facebook has announced that they will triple the size of their...