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New York Times:
Tech companies have been failing to deal with child abuse images for years, and they still don't have a common standard for identifying illegal video content   —  How PhotoDNA Works  —  The uploaded image — in this instance a photograph of Dr. Farid — is turned into a square and colors are removed …
Nov 9, 2019, 11:00 PMIn context
Blake Montgomery / The Daily Beast:
Google and Twitter approved anti-vaccination ads, with widely debunked claims, submitted as part of a test; Facebook, Snap, and YouTube rejected the ads   —  Google and Twitter allowed ads saying “Don't get vaccinated” and “Vaccines aren't safe.”  —  Social media companies have pledged …
Nov 9, 2019, 9:15 PMIn context
Lux Alptraum / OneZero:
The online porn industry has managed to thrive and innovate despite regulations that hold the industry accountable for dangerous user-generated content   —  Laws hold the porn industry accountable for dangerous content — and it's thriving nonetheless  —  In October, Facebook founder Mark …
Nov 9, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook's leaked documents reveal that its anticompetitive behavior is rooted in the company's fundamental paranoia that it is vulnerable to rivals   —  The company's anticompetitive behavior is rooted in a deep sense of fear that it's vulnerable to rivals  —  Oh fine, let's talk about some ancient Facebook history.
Nov 9, 2019, 8:20 AMIn context
BBC:
Some popular Twitter users in India announce a move to Mastodon to protest Twitter's inconsistent content moderation policies on issues such as hate speech   —  Some of India's most influential Twitter users are looking to move to little-known network Mastodon amid an outcry over Twitter moderation methods.
Nov 8, 2019, 8:35 PMIn context
Adrienne So / Wired:
Instagram to test hiding Like counts in the US starting next week, following similar tests in Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand   —  Hiding like counts is just the latest step in Instagram's quest to become the safest place on the internet.
Nov 8, 2019, 7:33 PMIn context
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Facebook and YouTube say they are removing content that mentions the possible name of the whistleblower whose complaint prompted Trump impeachment inquiry   —  New York (CNN)Facebook (FB) and YouTube said Friday that they were removing content that mentioned the potential name …
Nov 8, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press:
Facebook is deleting the name of the potential whistleblower   —  Facebook says it is deleting the name of the person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who triggered a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions.
Nov 8, 2019, 4:15 PMIn context
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
YouTube has run the misleading Trump ad accusing Biden of corruption, which was seen 10M-30M times, but Google says it strives to ensure ads are “honest”   —  (CNN Business)You'd be forgiven for thinking that the only tech platform that allows politicians to run false ads is Facebook.
Nov 8, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Disney says Disney+ will launch in UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain on March 31   —  Disney+ will officially debut in the US, Canada and the Netherlands November 12th, and Australia and New Zealand a week later.  The rest of the world will need to wait a little longer to stream the likes of Avengers …
Nov 7, 2019, 5:25 PMIn context

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