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A judge has ruled media are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook Pages. The decision hinges on suggestion *all* comments can be hidden & premoderated. THEY CAN NOT BE. I'll explain why not, how Fbk comments work… and tell you a secret about FB comments. A THREAD
The only thing I'm trying to explain here is what is technically possible in managing Fbk comments. I'm not arguing they shouldn't be managed, or that media should get a free pass. This potentially affects any business in the world with a Facebook Page, and Fbk is responsible
First, the full text of the ruling is here Key assertion is that it's possible to "block all comments totally", "hide all comments" in a way that "no comments could ever be made or seen" or "forbid all comments by others" on a Fbk Pg. IT'S NOT POSSIBLE
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Oh #MediaWatch is trending, there's a happy surprise. I just watched their special report on the unending "bias" attacks on the ABC. It's quite even-handed and informative.…
It'll surprise no one, I'm sure, but I support the ABC remaining a strong, independent, uniquely Australian voice that is held in the public trust. #MediaWatch. I'm not Aussie, but the ABC was my first window into the country, from 10,000 miles away.
36AUD/year is a bargain for what the ABC offers. Its storied "bias" is really just a reflection of how ostentatiously right wing so much of the rest of the Australian media landscape is, which highlights the need for an independent outlet all the more.
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@neighbour_s @4corners @FergusonNews @abcnews @KeriPhillips3 @PhillipAdams_1 @GeraldineDoogue @RNBreakfast @zdaniel @LisaMillar #4corners #abcnews #TheDrum #qanda #mediawatch #Russia #RNBreakfast
Will #4corners present James Clapper as credible? He supported bogus intelligence that led to Iraq war.
Is trusting Clapper a lazy way of showing contempt for Trump?…
@neighbour_s @4corners @FergusonNews @abcnews @KeriPhillips3 @PhillipAdams_1 @GeraldineDoogue @RNBreakfast @zdaniel @LisaMillar #4corners #Russia
'Mainstream liberals who despise Trump and yearn to drive him from office hold up Clapper as a man of unquestioned authority, integrity and patriotism — but no such qualities are available these days.'…
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