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Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Another video making Nancy Pelosi seem drunk goes viral; YouTube, Twitter removed versions of it, while Facebook, where it has 2M+ views, adds fact-check label   —  New York (CNN)Facebook's fact-checkers on Sunday labeled as “partly false” a video that it said was manipulated to make it appear …
Aug 3, 2020, 5:35 PMIn context
Cassandra Brooklyn / Ars Technica:
Cellular coverage has recently transformed the Inuit community in Canada's remote Nunatsiavut, enabling them to connect and share their culture via social media   —  Canada's Inuit culture has come to Instagram and Facebook.  —  Moravian missionaries arrived in Canada in the 1700s …
Aug 3, 2020, 9:10 AMIn context
David Roberts / Vox:
A deep dive into Microsoft's ambitious plan to combat climate change, how it can influence other tech companies to do the same, and where it falls short   —  The company plans to wipe out all of its carbon emissions — and keep going.  —  You could be forgiven for missing it …
Aug 3, 2020, 6:15 AMIn context
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is mulling new rules around statements regarding election results including premature claims of victory   —  We may not know the results for days, and maybe weeks.  So it's time to rethink “election night.”  —  Picture this Thanksgiving: Turkey, football …
Aug 2, 2020, 7:05 PMIn context
Renee DiResta / Wired:
AI-generated “textfakes”, masked as regular chatter on Twitter and Facebook, can be potentially far more subtle and sinister than deepfake videos or audiofakes   —  Synthetic video and audio seemed pretty bad.  Synthetic writing—ubiquitous and undetectable—will be far worse.
Aug 2, 2020, 1:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Ad analytics platform Pathmatics: Facebook's top 100 advertisers spent $221.4M from July 1 through July 29, down 12% YoY from the $251.4M they spent in 2019   —  Major advertisers on Facebook reduced their spending by millions of dollars in July, but not enough to significantly damage the platform's revenue.
Aug 2, 2020, 12:25 AMIn context
BBC:
Facebook complies with an order by the Brazil's Supreme Court to block the accounts of a dozen top allies of President Bolsonaro, says it will appeal the order   —  Facebook has complied with an order by Brazil's Supreme Court to block the accounts of a dozen top allies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
Aug 1, 2020, 11:35 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
North Face and Heineken are among the companies that say they will resume Facebook ads in August, while SAP, Smucker Co., others say they will continue boycott   —  North Face, Pernod Ricard and Heineken are back on the social network; Beam Suntory, Eddie Bauer and SAP aren't
Jul 31, 2020, 6:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it will begin rolling out official music videos across its platform in the US, and introduce a new Music destination within Facebook Watch   —  Facebook today confirmed it will begin rolling out official music videos across its platform in the U.S., as TechCrunch first reported …
Jul 31, 2020, 12:20 PMIn context
Politico:
North Face and Heineken are among the companies who say they will resume Facebook ads from August, Levi Strauss and Smucker Co. will continue the boycott   —  More than 1,000 organizations stopped ads for the month of July, without getting many concessions.  Can they keep it going and build global pressure?
Jul 31, 2020, 10:45 AMIn context

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