interesting that it does this

Gold Pop, Dollar Drop On “Red Hot” Mueller Social Media Probe Headlines
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, Sep 13 2017

Following a weak 30-Year Bond auction, headlines struck that Robert Mueller is said to have “red hot” focus on social media with Bloomberg reporting his team probing Russia-backed fake news on social media. The instant reaction was dollar weakness and gold strength. This just continues the narrative started last week with Facebook admitting collusion with Russian operatives…

  • MUELLER PROBE IS SAID TO HAVE `RED-HOT’ FOCUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  • MUELLER TEAM SAID SEEKING MORE EVIDENCE FROM SOCIAL MEDIA COS.
  • MUELLER TEAM PROBING RUSSIA-BACKED FAKE NEWS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Bloomberg adds:

The ability of foreign nations to use social media to manipulate and influence elections and policy is increasingly seen as the soft underbelly of international espionage, another official said, because it doesn’t involve the theft of state secrets and Pindostan doesn’t have a ready defense to prevent such attacks. Agencies including the ODNI and the FBI are now examining what could be done to prevent similar interference and espionage in future elections, starting with the 2018 midterm congressional vote, the official said. At the same time, Russia is ramping up its hacking operations, DNI Coats said. “Russia has clearly assumed an even more aggressive cyber-posture by increasing cyber-espionage operations and leaking data stolen from those operations,” Coats said Wednesday at the Billington Cyber-Security Summit in Washington. Mueller’s office declined to comment on the status of the investigation.

And the reaction is negative for the dollar and positive for gold. This is just becoming increadingly embarrassing for the establishment as evidenced by Mark Warner, the committee’s top Demagog and a former telecoms company founder, comments: “This is the Wild, Wild West.”

20170913_react1

Facebook To Demonetize ‘Objectionable Content’ While Mueller Turns ‘Red Hot’ Focus On Social Media
zeropointnow, iBankCoin, Sep 13 2017

In an effort to censor the free flow of information, which cost Hillary Clinton the election, Facebook is following in Google’s footsteps with a new initiative to flag and demonetize videos deemed ‘objectionable’ or ‘fake news,’ as the social media giant begins to place ads inside of videos and articles vs directly into news feeds. Carolyn Everson, VP of Marketing Solutions, says the new policies are in reaction to advertiser concerns over being paired with content they disagree with. Facebook plans to ensure ‘offensive’ material is enforced via a combination of human and automated review. Bloomberg says:

Facebook’s 5 million advertisers are increasingly sensitive to their product pitches showing up next to offensive content after a controversy at Google’s YouTube earlier this year. Facebook wants to avoid that so-called brand safety problem. The new guidelines apply to publishers that want to run ads with their content and require an “authentic, established presence on Facebook,” proof that “they are who they represent themselves to be, and have had a profile or page on Facebook for at least one month,” the company said. In order to put ad breaks in their videos, those publishers may need to have a follower base Facebook finds “sufficient,” and the company said that requirement could be applied to other ad features.

Meanwhile, Mueller’s going in hot and heavy on social media. Bloomberg also reports that Mueller is “red-hot” focused on “Russia’s effort to influence pindo voters through Facebook and other social media.” Mueller’s team of prosecutors and FBI agents is zeroing in on how Russia spread fake and damaging information through social media and is seeking additional evidence from companies like Facebook and Twitter about what happened on their networks, said one of the officials. Last week, Facebook said it had identified around $100k in ad spending by a Russian ‘troll farm’ using fake accounts. Never mind the fact that most of the ads did not favor a specific candidate, and were mostly run in 2015. Not one to let the Russia story die, of course, DNI Coats says Russia is ramping up hacking operations ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Coats said Wednesday at the Billington Cyber-Security Summit in Faschingstein:

Russia has clearly assumed an even more aggressive cyber-posture by increasing cyber-espionage operations and leaking data stolen from those operations.

Intel Committee Chairman Richard Burr thinks Facebook’s ‘revelation’ regarding the $100k spent in 2015 is “the tip of the iceberg. I think there’s going to be much more. This is the wild, wild west.” Remember:

  • Hillary lost because James Comey undermined her credibility with the email investigation.
  • Hillary lost because Bernie talked too much shit during the primaries.
  • Hillary lost because of sexism.
  • Hillary lost because Russia.
  • Hillary did not lose because she’s a deep-state warmongering neocon shill whose charity was exposed as a massive pay-for-play scheme, taking tens of millions of dollars from enemies of Pindostan.

And as long as Mueller’s witch hunt hangs over Trump’s head, nothing he says or does will be considered legitimate. This is an active campaign to discredit a sitting president, aided by the very social media platforms which facilitated his election.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s