I’ve been using (attention hackers) Google Drive lately, to upload my photos and videos from my phone, then later downloading them to my PC. I’m still not thoroughly comfortable with putting things I’m not ready to share with the world, into cyberspace like that.
I’ve known about Bluetooth for a while…I use it every day at work, but since my home laptop doesn’t have a receiver, I resorted to cloud storage.
Today, I bought a Bluetooth receiver very cheap (shoutout to Amazon), and I’ll be installing it tomorrow.
Last week (or maybe sooner), a Facebook friend shared a video they found, of a toddler being very much abused by her mother. I’ve seen tons of videos on Facebook, and this one didn’t really stand out…but enough is enough.
According to U.K’s Daily Mail, the video came from Uganda, and the nanny in the video was found and arrested. She later pleads guilty.
I don’t know if Facebook had anything to do with the video going viral, and the nanny getting caught, but I was curious if Facebook found this video offensive, since I have seen FAR WORSE videos on there, before.
I reported the video and waited for a response.
This morning, I got this message from Facebook:
Are they serious?
Just how bad does it have to be, to “go against” THEIR community standards? Since it doesn’t offend them as an entity, Facebook is asking us to turn a blind eye to it, so it doesn’t ruin our “Facebook experience”. They will help us do that…pathetic.
Which one of their “standards” did it not “go against”?
How would the toddler’s (in the video) parents feel about these standards?
Facebook sounds like they have a checklist, for whether a video breaks their standards…whatever those may be.
What about the COMMUNITY’S COMMUNITY STANDARDS?
There are always going to be trashy sites and people who post videos like this. Also, I fully understand that Facebook can’t vet every video that a user posts online, but they should start. They certainly have the means and manpower.
Hell, get the community involved as employees…let them vet the videos.
But until then, Facebook should at least use human, moral judgment when a video like this is brought to their attention.
Thank you to whoever made this video viral, and was responsible for getting the nanny caught and arrested.
Hey everyone, I’m doing a big campaign push for my author page on Amazon.com!
To everyone who bought copies, thank you so much! To everyone who shared, thank you as well!
Selling is hard, especially with no experience in advertising. I discovered much later in the game that a targeted audience, and/or keywords are essential to a successful marketing campaign.
Before the advent of the internet, the admen (and women) had to be on their toes with a flashy or captive advertising campaign…and hope it worked better than the competition. I think my first attempts at advertising resembled that.
I’m going with AdWords this time around because I know that not everyone is on Facebook or Twitter. I’m experimenting with various (but relevant) keywords in my ad…as I didn’t do on Facebook ads.
I can say that my name, in itself, is getting out there…this blog has been seen in well over fifty countries that I know of! That in itself is huge to me, and I appreciate the audience!
Back to my advertising, my target audiences are the United States and Japan, and if I have all my dogs in a row…maybe I’ll sell a few this time. Amazon, who sell my books, has sites in several countries…and you can find my books on any Amazon site. Just type “R.B.Bailey Jr” in the search box. Thank you in advance!
I gotta keep at it…so if you see me in front of your local train station or wherever, just take a flier and say hi.