At Russian authorities’ request, Facebook blocked an opposition rally announcement. Its willingness to do so shows that activists worldwide can no longer count on it as a platform. Read more.
Phi Beta Iota: Facebook still yields 2X to 3X the twitter referrals for any given post. The announcement of its demise is premature. It is, however, immature, and not listening to those who might help it — and/or twitter and/or Sharknet — become the World Brain.