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Dan Tynan / The Guardian:
Amazon confirms “FC Ambassador” program with at least 16 fulfillment center employees actively responding to tweets that criticize working conditions   —  Army of fulfillment center employees jump to company's defense online when it faces a barrage of bad press
Aug 24, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Linda Kinstler / The Guardian:
Profile of TripAdvisor, which has become entangled in debates over free speech as it struggles to defend legitimate reviewers against litigious business owners   —  The world's biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down - but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds …
Aug 18, 2018, 11:35 PMIn context
Kevin Rawlinson / The Guardian:
Report: UK's advertising regulator to rule that Amazon Prime's “unlimited one-day delivery” claims are misleading in the case of some items   —  Advertising Standards Authority set to rule on claims about retailer's Prime service  —  Amazon is to be told to stop claiming …
Aug 11, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook bans Infowars and 3 other pages run by Alex Jones for “repeated violations of Community Standards”; Spotify removes all episodes of The Alex Jones Show   —  Crackdown on US conspiracy theorist for promoting violence and hate speech  —  All but one of the major content platforms …
Aug 6, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Michael Sainato / The Guardian:
Investigation finds some Amazon warehouse staff across the US feel mistreated by the company after workplace accidents left them unable to work   —  Vickie Shannon Allen, 49, started working at Amazon as a counter in a fulfillment warehouse at Haslet, Texas, in May 2017.
Aug 5, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Oscar Schwartz / The Guardian:
AI coverage has been misinformed and sensationalized for decades, leading to unrealistic expectations and distracting from the actual consequences of AI   —  Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality, pieces.
Jul 29, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Olivia Solon / The Guardian:
Researcher shows Venmo transactions, which are public under default user settings, reveal details including real names, comments, and dates through a public API   —  A researcher has analysed millions of public transactions to prove just how much the app reveals about our life and habits
Jul 18, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Daniel Boffey / The Guardian:
Airbnb found in breach of EU consumer law regarding hidden costs, unclear terms and conditions, and more; regulator gives company until end of August to rectify   —  Accommodation service told it needs to be clearer on total cost including fees and charges  —  Airbnb has been found in breach …
Jul 16, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who gave Facebook a £500K fine over Cambridge Analytica and is investigating data misuse during Brexit   —  With the publication of an interim report on her investigation into the Brexit referendum, the information commissioner …
Jul 15, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Lancaster University's Litcraft uses Minecraft to create accurate scale models of places from books like Treasure Island to promote reading among school kids   —  Ever wanted to explore Treasure Island or pretend to be Robinson Crusoe?  Minecraft is now being used to create an 'immersive experience …
Jul 15, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context

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