‘SILICON VALLEY’:US information war ‘news’ media merges with SOCIAL MEDIA(. Strategic Communications/PublicDiplomacy docs below including ‘DOD responsibility’
‘officializing’ information warfare
3/24/15 NYT Facebook holding talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting news content inside Facebook...The NY Times and Facebook are moving closer to a firm deal
Legalized historical revision “news”
Apple Opens Up to Praise New Book on Steve Jobs, and Criticize Old One
...Through interviews and tweets, Apple brass, including chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, are throwing their weight behind an unauthorized new biography of the Apple co-founder, “Becoming Steve Jobs,” which goes on sale on Tuesday.... Take aim at another title, “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, an authorized biography published shortly after Mr. Jobs’s death in 2011.
some examples of state - social media merger
Web Reach Binds N.S.A. and Silicon Valley http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/technology/silicon-valley-and-spy-agen...
Google Hires Finance Chief Ruth Porat From Morgan Stanley
2/5/15 Twitter Said to Reach Search Deal With Google
1/23/15 NYT Internet in Orbit, Linking Much of World Directly to Google
10/29 To Build Tricorder | Backchannel News from Google X: a tiny capsule travels through your blood stream and detects early signs of disease.
11/24 FACEBOOK Newsfeed: Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks
7/28/10 Google’s Secret Time Machine Investment: Recorded Future,
Exclusive Google Ventures and CIA In-Q-Tel, Invest in Web Monitoring Recoded Future