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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: YouTube plans to create Intelligence Desk to seek out inappropriate content using Google data, user reports, social media trends, outside consultants   —  YouTube is planning to proactively seek out and police inappropriate or offensive content following public backlash …
Jan 19, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
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Jan 10, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook says it's sunsetting M as a standalone concierge bot, but its context-based suggestions will live on inside Messenger conversations   —  Facebook's standalone concierge bot M will soon be no more.  —  On Jan. 19, Facebook is sunsetting the initial version of M, which has been available in closed beta since fall 2015.
Jan 8, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
A look at the complications Facebook faces as it increases its content moderation efforts to fight misinformation, much of which happens opaquely   —  Earlier this year, a simple Facebook search for Mark Zuckerberg's name returned an unexpected result: an image of the Facebook founder …
Dec 20, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook confirms that it's testing letting users switch between accounts on the same computer   —  Facebook is testing a feature that would give its users the ability to easily switch between accounts on the same computer.  —  The test, which prompts users to add an account and tells them, “You'll be logged out first.
Dec 14, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Data from publishing tool SocialFlow says Twitter users are retweeting and liking tweets with over 140 characters almost twice as much as shorter ones   —  Given the deluge of complaints about Twitter's 280-character limit when it debuted this fall, you'd think people would be ignoring the new, lengthier tweets.
Dec 8, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
E-mail: Twitter offered Russia Today “share of voice” increase from 2% to 15% for $3M via ads during US election vs 56% SoV for CNN, 32% for Fox; RT declined   —  Twitter wanted RT to spend big ahead of the 2016 US election, offering a significant portion of its election-related ad inventory in return.
Nov 1, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
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Oct 30, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook's message and respond to journalists   —  As Facebook grapples with the unprecedented crisis that's arisen around its role in the 2016 US presidential election, some of the company's top executives …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook testing return of status messages, up to 101 characters, that can be set to expire   —  Facebook is testing a new “temporary profile status” feature that will allow its users to post ephemeral, text-only updates of up to 101 characters, a company spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context

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