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Will Knight / Wired:
Jerome Pesenti, VP of AI at Facebook, on using AI for content moderation, limitations of deep learning and current AI, commercializing AI research, and more   —  Jerome Pesenti is encouraged by progress in artificial intelligence, but sees the limits of the current approach to deep learning.
Dec 5, 2019, 7:00 AMIn context
Will Oremus / OneZero:
A study by Avaaz may have overstated the problem of false stories on Facebook, but it also revealed cracks, loopholes, and limitations in Facebook's systems   —  And in 2021.  And 2022.  —  hree and a half years after the pope endorsed President Donald Trump (or didn't), Facebook has put in a lot of work to clean up its News Feed.
Dec 4, 2019, 4:00 PMIn context
Fair Tax Mark:
Fair Tax Mark report on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix over the past decade finds they have collectively avoided $100B+ in taxes   —  The Fair Tax Mark will later this week release a new report, The Silicon Six and their $100 billion global tax gap …
Dec 4, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Reuters:
Instagram says it will now require birthdates from new users, in order to improve safety features for minors and better target ads for age-restricted products   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Instagram said it will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday …
Dec 4, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's NPE team is exploring the creation of apps for podcasts, travel, workplace services, and newsletters, although these may never be released   —  The social network is exploring new product areas through a team dedicated to building the company's future.
Dec 4, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
India, which is increasingly trying to shelter local companies, has erected regulatory hurdles over the past year for how US tech firms operate in the country   —  New barriers make world's biggest untapped digital market a slog for Walmart, Facebook; taking cues from China's protectionism
Dec 4, 2019, 5:50 AMIn context
David Gilbert / VICE:
A Facebook employee and content moderators working for subcontractor CPL Resources are suing Facebook for trauma in Ireland's High Court   —  DUBLIN — Sean Burke spent years working for big tech like Cisco and SAP.  But nothing could prepare him for the work he did for Facebook.
Dec 3, 2019, 12:05 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Following its settlement with ACLU and other civil rights groups, Facebook describes how it's expanding its efforts against ad discrimination   —  Under the terms of a a settlement with the ACLU and other civil rights groups earlier this year, Facebook has been taking steps to prevent discriminatory ad targeting.
Dec 3, 2019, 11:25 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook created a chatbot called “Liam Bot” that teaches employees official company talking points for responding to friends and family critiquing the company   —  The “Liam Bot” teaches employees what to say if friends or family ask difficult questions about the company over the holidays.
Dec 2, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Charles Riley / CNN:
EU antitrust regulator launches preliminary investigations into how Google and Facebook gather, process, use, and monetize data for advertising purposes   —  London (CNN Business)Europe's top antitrust regulator is probing how Google and Facebook use data, putting the companies' huge advertising businesses in the spotlight once again.
Dec 2, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context

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Smartsheet's CEO: Our Software Market Is Still in Its Early Stages  —  During a talk with TheStreet, Mark Mader argues his firm's work execution platform still has a lot of headroom to displace manual business processes.
Zoho:
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