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Sandro P. @sp DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

building data systems | entrepreneur, 3x founder, advisor | data, product, martech leader | technologist | data protection & rights advocate | opinions are mine

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Joined Twitter 5/12/08


JFC. This is from almost 2 1/2 years ago > FAQ: Everything Facebook has admitted about its measurement errors - Mar… https://t.co/AH8f0iLVX4The viewership metrics were inflated by 150 to 900%. Whole companies shifted their strategy to video. Companies g… https://t.co/V1ZC2p8C39
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10/13
2019
The Dark Side of Techno-Utopianism https://t.co/8cdVPTenPF https://t.co/QmlFfXyQ1p😮😮😮 A revolving deepfake—changes with each impression. Malkovich, Hopkins, Freeman, Cranston, Waltz, & more. Nex… https://t.co/U6hrQiNRJu
Retweeted by Sandro P.Free Speech Is Killing Us- Noxious language online is causing real-world violence. What can we do about it? asks… https://t.co/3VpLjsMMOt
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10/12
2019
Facebook’s Libra Association crumbling as Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, and others exit https://t.co/Uf7JawVrzS @EnesKanter @BostonGlobe @marjoriepritch True Leadership. Doing the hard thing because it’s the right thing to do,… https://t.co/4B4MpvgLaMIf you were a Flickr user this is for you > How Photos of Your Kids Are Powering Surveillance Technology https://t.co/COSegWCohsI wrote about how Facebook has redefined what it means to be a good candidate — and provided a distinct natural adv… https://t.co/g35ZzmogaZ
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10/11
2019
Chair of the FEC @EllenLWeintraub refusing to be muzzled. This is at least the second time she’s had to find altern… https://t.co/HM2mdkiLoEChildren 'interested in' gambling and alcohol, according to Facebook https://t.co/ua1zl0s2o9 https://t.co/LW2IFy17e0Selling fake attention (views) to fake users (bots) with fake metrics (reporting to advertisers)? "The average view… https://t.co/bYYFVCnPSK
Retweeted by Sandro P.Just had our “Free Hong Kong” sign confiscated at Capitol One Arena at the Wizards game against the Guangzhou Long… https://t.co/tJBrKbzphl
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10/10
2019
Worth reading regardless of whether you’re a journalist or not https://t.co/PvI96qrpF5Agreed. @ranjanxroy nails it https://t.co/JeaImMFvu9Facebook hired me to head Elections Integrity ops for political ads. I asked if we could scan ads for misinfo. Engi… https://t.co/ywyOu3FFdD
Retweeted by Sandro P.HOLY SHIT there are a lot of American companies doing pro-China censorship!!! https://t.co/4xbqLidDCB https://t.co/hXRyA8CVjb
Retweeted by Sandro P.Makes me want to shop there https://t.co/FMNJiGtY5Y @gtconway3d Let the Bell tollGreat reporting from @THECITYNY and fascinating reading for New Yorkers who live and suffer the subway every day. A… https://t.co/BpWqI6n8vdThis is shocking and vile. Censored. At @nba @sixers game. In the USA. Guess it’s private property so first amendme… https://t.co/GGl9q8OFttCan a Jean Jacket Revive the Wearable? https://t.co/O5PcnlHtiw https://t.co/No3XO1Iwp8
10/9
2019
@DigitalLawyer Wow. That’s impressive and a close call. A few years ago I instituted a policy for myself: wheneve… https://t.co/E8qZLrNtpoOoof. Botched launch > Apple’s merged iPad, Mac apps leave developers uneasy and some users paying twice https://t.co/JhFfnMj1QyThis isn’t hard. No political ads in the 60 days prior to an election > Senator @RonWyden Warns Facebook's Targeted… https://t.co/jLMmPzSqwuCritical thread. Whether you like @ewarren or not this is important to acknowledge and remediate if we’re to keep a… https://t.co/GFPpj8RrEmFew people would have ever known or cared what the Houston Rockets' GM had to say about #HongKong had the Chinese g… https://t.co/sYez44QA9m
Retweeted by Sandro P.Shortly after the Daryl Morey-NBA kerfuffle, Blizzard (an American company where Tencent has a 5% stake) cut off an… https://t.co/kc30t2kQIR
Retweeted by Sandro P.PSA and a nightmare. Shocked that it’s such a drastic step with no export, undo, or backwards compatibility. Leavin… https://t.co/a0GoX4XEaPNEW: Roughly 40 state attorneys general expect to participate in NY-led antitrust investigation into Facebook. Much… https://t.co/bjyThPD71W
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10/8
2019
@eugenewei Encrypted usb itunes backup of old phone and restore to new one. Has to be encrypted backup or you’ll ex… https://t.co/g8ss22OMp5
10/7
2019
Our investigation, released today, finds that geo-political edit wars have broken out across Wikipedia's vast, mult… https://t.co/SkIi2l0bEP
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10/6
2019
Unclear whether this is what will truly fix adtech but it’s a start. Curious about implementation and how it gels… https://t.co/51pj89alpRDo We Need to Break Up Facebook? https://t.co/1B6v5LevQ9
10/4
2019
Unfortunately Yang’s data property proposal is actually terrible. https://t.co/Zl4C7ouB1H
Retweeted by Sandro P.The New Way To Hack Democracy: How Political Operators Are Impersonating Real Americans To Flood The Government Wit… https://t.co/gm9Kx4Zpb2
Retweeted by Sandro P.1. Until last week, Facebook's ad policies prohibited "false or misleading content" Facebook quietly changed its p… https://t.co/qNJM684q3M
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10/3
2019
Instagram’s argument against Sen. Elizabeth Warren and breaking up Facebook is that it needs to remain a giant tech… https://t.co/PvzSRuOR5L
Retweeted by Sandro P.No surprise if you pay attention: https://t.co/TDrF9k9b9V via @NYTimes
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10/2
2019
👀 > ‘At What Point Does Malfeasance Become Fraud?’: Scott Galloway on WeWork https://t.co/2HE8pQVEIx"Amazon’s vision of the future feels increasingly at odds with the ability to be anonymous in public," @cwarzel wri… https://t.co/KkoJWmnxxS
Retweeted by Sandro P.Reminder that Zuck can swing elections with a minor tweak to the user interface. https://t.co/ytRoRBjEF3 https://t.co/ZaBGlAc5dK
Retweeted by Sandro P.Today we're publishing highlights from two hours of leaked audio in which Mark Zuckerberg rallies Facebook against… https://t.co/r3qCDHlf4i
Retweeted by Sandro P.The new standard would improve security by encrypting internet traffic. But it could also alter the internet's comp… https://t.co/VBnDHZGpxW
Retweeted by Sandro P.Reminder that automated text generation also big threat to public sphere alongside the more obviously sensational t… https://t.co/CoKVs0ylVP
Retweeted by Sandro P.FFS. “Facebook would not fact-check ads run by political campaigns” So a green light to spend big and lie bigger? A… https://t.co/djeA6XpShfIn light of this weekend's big NYT investigation, I wrote about the agonizing trade-offs involved in the debate bet… https://t.co/7Cuiht9Vi3
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10/1
2019
Facebook, confirming it is a venal company, apparently argued to the FTC there was 'no consumer harm' from the Camb… https://t.co/kBjhrXmja1
Retweeted by Sandro P.1. A tweet storm: I have a column coming from the @nytopinion soon about Facebook’s Supreme Court of Content, but r… https://t.co/fvWLvHoJxy
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9/30
2019
🙄 “Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, who believes Google should be investigated for treason and once wrote th… https://t.co/B3GL67CRLUImportant thread by somebody who knows what they’re talking about https://t.co/2BgiyXuOuaGood thread on smart TVs and the extensive surveillance on them. https://t.co/VWhCWlPYcB
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9/29
2019
Shocker, Ajit Pai repeatedly lied. Combine this with the fake comments and real comment suppression and it would al… https://t.co/Tmn3Lo5csm @JoshSeim Wow that’s dystopian af and not so different from the new Chinese Social Credit system. What app is that?
9/28
2019
Researchers assembled over 100 voting machines. Hackers broke into every single one. https://t.co/QDFbKx2ElfThis just kicks the can down to who's a politician. Anyone running? (Some will run just for this exception). Anyone… https://t.co/kXJdsNcNY8
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9/27
2019
Wow. An alternate iOS app store that doesn’t require jailbreaking > Introducing AltStore | Riley Testut https://t.co/WBZ2gdOI5A1/ Oxford University report chronicles disinfo campaigns in 70 countries, up from 48 in 2018 and 28 in 2017. Social… https://t.co/dySSQyLndx
Retweeted by Sandro P.HP printers try to send data back to HP about your devices and what you print | Robert Heaton https://t.co/MepfpPOGy3
9/26
2019
Open Offices Are a Capitalist Dead End https://t.co/sPkfUPh4mm
9/25
2019
A deepfake pioneer says 'perfectly real' manipulated videos are just 6 to 12 months away https://t.co/swD1yoz2Tg https://t.co/vkHbfUD9dHFascinating teardown of the meal-kit pheno by @pitchbook > Recipe for disaster: The meteoric rise and ongoing demis… https://t.co/lcNknB5LiS
9/23
2019
Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices https://t.co/ScxxC9oiRp https://t.co/iITZWlytA3
9/22
2019
WATCH: A 'flying taxi' called the 'Bubble,' which is powered by electricity and lifts out of the water on 'wings,'… https://t.co/XKyFcX9QF9
Retweeted by Sandro P.This Picasso painting had never been seen before. Until a neural network painted it. https://t.co/OCLh6eEXPi https://t.co/jS0tva7MBBFacebook is literally a crime scene. The entire profit model was built off Facebook’s privacy failures. “That sugge… https://t.co/QMBYvwmKaw
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9/21
2019
JFC. How many more abuses of our data are there? Are there any controls? Is there any governance? Occasional cullin… https://t.co/mMtRuX8L23This is @GretaThunberg at age 15, alone outside the Swedish Parliament about a year ago, in August 2018, holding th… https://t.co/sksWNEmcrf
Retweeted by Sandro P.Kids are going to save us all😔 > Trump Declares War on California https://t.co/Cl3JBBReApThe cover of the latest issue of @TheEconomist. The red and blue stripes are a data visualization representing the… https://t.co/mPdCym1DYp
Retweeted by Sandro P.Every company now needs to have a warrant canary > Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Co… https://t.co/V36X9usnwwI wrote about the significance of Zuckerberg’s big trip to Washington this week https://t.co/duF5cwgrTT https://t.co/ceT8LGepNY
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9/20
2019
White House Strips California Of Auto Emissions Waiver https://t.co/bwl82ZTDSM #WhatDoYouThink? https://t.co/nUt3JCe5dS
Retweeted by Sandro P. @McAfee If you're hit with ransomware, go to https://t.co/D5eBAKvcUR to see if there's decryption for the type of a… https://t.co/1Wrn99oqjq
Retweeted by Sandro P.Can someone help me understand how can companies be sued for discrimination in hiring, firing, rentals, ad targetin… https://t.co/dZV1zBsL64Inquiring minds want to know if preemption of state privacy laws was on the menu. #CCPA #NYPA https://t.co/pr5Lprunmy
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9/19
2019
🤦🏻‍♂️ Plus the epic self-dealing https://t.co/JIwshK7m05This is an important legal case. The first I'm aware of that specifically calls out Facebook's optimization engine… https://t.co/6mPRhqH9Yp
Retweeted by Sandro P.The well-worn “I don’t care about my privacy because I have nothing to hide” argument collapses when you don’t even… https://t.co/TlQ7oxowqD
Retweeted by Sandro P.NEW: In “Deepfakes & Cheap Fakes,” @drbrittparis & @bostonjoan trace decades of AV manipulation to demonstrate how… https://t.co/wnn6XDd6EN
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9/18
2019
Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs – TechCrunch https://t.co/9tVQNf9BSFPowerful words from @zephoria. This underpins everything: “whether we like it or not, the tech industry is now in t… https://t.co/kO64Op2ynIIt sure looks like TikTok (which is based in Beijing) is censoring videos about the Hong Kong protests.… https://t.co/z1TDcK6jYa
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9/16
2019
@justinhendrix Also forgot to mention the *3 additional* developments going on: 2 on Adams between Front & Adams, and 1 at Front & York @justinhendrix Been there for 15 years and it’s already beyond overcrowded. The F is an extreme fire hazard during… https://t.co/QVpJmVeTguLol. Didn’t see that coming https://t.co/18PnWA65JyOuch: Softbank Venture Capital - Capitalist Exploits - Hold My Beer https://t.co/X9VZdKyPrc
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9/15
2019
The killing of Nature: 1. Insects: 75-98% decline 2. Mammals: 83% wiped out 3. Forests: 80% gone 4. Ocean life: 80… https://t.co/NKPp5Wclw9
Retweeted by Sandro P.Teens are anxious and depressed after three hours a day on social media https://t.co/G3rHcJ9TIZ
Retweeted by Sandro P.House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms https://t.co/A4h2OAxDB8
9/14
2019
There so many illegal and immoral things going on it’s just nuts. Illegal monitoring of US citizens, doctor patient… https://t.co/ZGJHYUgpUN
9/13
2019
An anti-abortion activist's video falsely claimed abortion is never necessary to save a woman's life. Facebook fact… https://t.co/LNq5kvYitd
Retweeted by Sandro P.Hey @mta Asking for 100,000 of my Brooklyn neighbors, but when you know at 7:45am that a line is being rerouted can… https://t.co/XzsS4P1ZtG"How can Facebook avoid charges of 'bias' when the entire nature of editorial decision-making is to privilege one s… https://t.co/PU27v5wFIq
Retweeted by Sandro P.Endorsed 👇🏼 https://t.co/ret7IFpie5Right now. https://t.co/Ty4hlMat9S
Retweeted by Sandro P.Roger McNamee: Facebook’s ‘business model of converting people’s lives into data is morally wrong’ https://t.co/f3oF7XoeF0
Retweeted by Sandro P.The White House Chief of Staff literally asked government scientists to lie about the weather. That is absolutely… https://t.co/ZufIBIUZdh
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9/12
2019
With cookies under attack, the IAB Tech Lab calls for new tracking standards – Econsultancy https://t.co/R6JpblwDWW https://t.co/x1VMzjICC9
9/11
2019

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