The Philadelphia Police Department has taken 72 officers off the street because of social media posts described as racist, sexist, and violent. They were recently revealed by a watchdog group that reviewed thousands of posts from police officers around the country. Errol Barnett reports.
Lot of fake “black” folks on social media these days…. I been peepin em…
If you follow Donald Trump’s Twitter feed, you may have noticed several prominent accounts that appear to be profiles belonging to black people–high up on his Twitter feed of responses. Some of these accounts have thousands and thousands of followers. Others even have the blue Twitter check mark next to their account names. Yet, exactly who is behind these accounts is ambiguous. The rise of bots in the guise of black people on social media remains a worrisome issue heading into the 2020 elections. Continue reading →
I had this BS happen to a couple accounts of mine…. smh @ Google
Spammers have found a way to add unwanted phishing and scam events to people’s Google Calendars without their permission. Here’s how to stop spammers from adding things to your calendar without your permission. Continue reading →
I believe the ADOS thing is very divisive and only serves to divide and conquer the Afrikan diaspora and keep us from coming together economically and politically… big ups to the Final Call for this article…
There are many organizations and individuals who have spent decades of their existence, and lives, advocating for reparations to be given to the descendants of enslaved Africans in America, during the more than 500 years Black people have spent living in this country and subjected to physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, educational, chemical and medical abuse and mistreatment. Continue reading →
This is pretty dope… and they are doin something coming out on Netflix!! I knew nothing of South Africa’s animation work but I’ll definitely look into this… when I got time lol
As Africa’s animation sector booms, the continent’s largest animation studio has launched a new initiative to spur it on. South Africa’s Triggerfish has created a free online course, Triggerfish Academy, to help budding artists understand what it means to work in animation, and encourage them to join the industry. Continue reading →
Where I started my online adventures… the precursor to the modern internet….
The BBS (bulletin board system) scene of the 80s and 90s was a magical time. Long before the Internet escaped from the lab, connected the planet and redefined what it meant to use a computer there was a brave and pioneering band of computer users who spent their time, money and sanity setting up their home computers and phone lines to welcome anyone who called. Continue reading →
It is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to automatically clear your data after a set period of time.
By default, Google saves a permanent history of everything a user has searched for, every website they have visited, activity from any other app, site or device that uses Google services, and a record of their physical movements gleaned from using Google Maps or an Android device. Continue reading →
FB is all about that paper.. and not much else outside of white insecurity….
When Alexa Koenig learned of Facebook’s abrupt decision to turn off a set of advanced search features last week, she thought of a Libyan military commander named Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Werfalli. Continue reading →