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Washington Post:
Report prepared for the Senate analyzes Russian disinformation that supported Trump across millions of posts on YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, and more   —  The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided …
Dec 16, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Gillian Brockell / Washington Post:
Tech companies should automatically turn off irrelevant ads based on info users share, such as ads for baby gear when a pregnant person has a stillborn child   —  Dear Tech Companies:  —  I know you knew I was pregnant.  It's my fault, I just couldn't resist those Instagram hashtags — #30weekspregnant, #babybump.
Dec 12, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Cat Zakrzewski / Washington Post:
A look at a proposed US national privacy law, backed by 200 retailers, banks, and tech companies, that would create universal data collection rules and more   —  Ctrl N  —  A broad coalition of more than 200 retailers, banks and technology companies is releasing new recommendations …
Dec 6, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on December 5 regarding claims the company is biased against conservatives   —  Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is set to testify to Congress in December, facing off against lawmakers for the first time at a hearing …
Nov 27, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Facebook and Twitter revoke most of babysitter rating service Predictim's access to user data following report on how it scans social media to generate ratings   —  Facebook and Twitter are taking action against an automated babysitter-rating system reported on last week by The Washington Post …
Nov 27, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Abby Ohlheiser / Washington Post:
How lip-syncing video app TikTok got to 6M+ users in the US, in part by relieving job stress for workers like firefighters, military, and nurses   —  Camille Gates's husband would stare at his phone for long stretches of time, laughing at amateur music videos on an app called TikTok.
Nov 24, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Predictim, a service using AI to generate character scores for babysitters based on years of online activity, provides questionable recommendations to parents   —  When Jessie Battaglia started looking for a new babysitter for her 1-year-old son, she wanted more information …
Nov 24, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Facebook says Mark Zuckerberg won't appear before the UK-led grand committee of eight countries on Tuesday, sending the VP of public policy to testify instead   —  Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has declined to testify at a rare joint hearing with lawmakers from seven countries …
Nov 23, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Zuckerberg should give up his dual role as Facebook CEO and chairman, stepping down as chairman and appointing an independent director to oversee the board   —  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once set out a bit of digital-world wisdom that became his company's informal motto: “Move fast and break things.”
Nov 19, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Alex Stamos / Washington Post:
Ex-CSO Alex Stamos says no one at Facebook ever told him not to examine Russian interference, but company's comms strategy of minimization and denial was wrong   —  Yup, Sheryl Sandberg yelled at me.  —  It was the day after I briefed Facebook's Board of Directors on an unprecedented and troubling finding on our platform.
Nov 17, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context

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