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Emily Bell / The Guardian:
Apr 7, 2019, 10:02 PMIn context
Nick Brown / Reuters:
US Census Bureau has asked Google, Facebook, and Twitter for help protecting upcoming 2020 count from disinformation campaigns designed to dissuade participants   —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Census Bureau has asked tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter to help it fend off “fake news” …
Mar 27, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google publishes 30-page paper on how it combats disinformation across YouTube, Search, News, Ads: product improvements, experience with spam, context for users   —  Over the weekend, Google presented a white paper at the Munich Security Conference detailing how it fights disinformation across its largest services.
Feb 18, 2019, 10:50 PMIn context
AFP:
EU publishes first monthly reports by Facebook, Google, Firefox, and Twitter on their fight against disinformation, wants them to intensify efforts   —  The European Union has urged US internet giants and advertising firms to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns before EU elections in May, or risk regulation.
Jan 29, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google's “knowledge panel” search results can be manipulated for users visiting via specially-crafted URL; researcher says he told Google of the issue last year   —  Dutch researcher argues that Google should remove support for knowledge panels.  —  A feature of the Google search …
Jan 9, 2019, 4:30 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook, Google, Twitter, and others sign up to the EU's Code of Practice, a form of voluntary self-regulation aimed at curbing the spread of fake news   —  The European Union's executive body has signed up tech platforms and ad industry players to a voluntary Code of Practice aimed at trying …
Sep 26, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
In Q&A, Alphabet chairman John Hennessy says it's not clear to him if Chinese people are better off with a “limited version” of Google or no access to it at all   —  John L. Hennessy talks about the future that Silicon Valley is creating, the rise of employee activism and how Google should address censorship
Sep 1, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Gallup-Knight survey of 1,203 US adults: 85% don't think tech platforms do enough to combat fake news; 88% want more transparency about how content is surfaced   —  Journalists regularly weigh in on what platforms like Facebook and Google are and aren't doing to stop the spread of viral misinformation.
Aug 15, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Alex Spence / BuzzFeed:
UK Parliament committee proposes social networks be legally responsible for harmful and illegal content and to let watchdogs audit tech company algorithms   —  A leaked copy of the MPs' report was published online on Friday, two days ahead of its official release.
Jul 27, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Sources: Facebook to buy London-based natural language processing startup Bloomsbury AI whose team and tech it plans to use to combat fake news and other issues   —  Perhaps rightly, there has long been a perception that Google-owned Deepmind has been the most aggressive in hoovering up a lot …
Jul 2, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context

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