Youtube will promote videos on some subjects based on the “Authority” of those producing the video. Youtube has not defined what “authoritative” means – it may mean that Youtube will gradually give more focus to views produced by those with many initials after their name, as a proxy for “authoritative”. What could go wrong?
Facebook censors posts referencing the garden tool known as a “hoe”.
The news media’s sole focus on negativity is causing mass harm to the mental health of the world’s population. This is not necessary and is quite evil. In fact, the damage caused to mental health can itself lead to acts of violence – the media truly does have blood on its hands.
Trust in media falls even more.
Automated facial recognition has a high false positive rate and amounts to automated racism.
Reporters are idiots. They fall for this story every year, year after year. And not one bothers to question the advocacy group’s press release. Not one.
Facebook’s ads aren’t as effective after iOS privacy changes, advertisers say. Source: Facebook advertisers are panicking after iOS cuts off key tracking data | Ars Technica
Member of Facebook’s Content Moderation Board says free speech is not an absolute human right.
Interesting – retouched photos, posted by advertisers and social media influencers must disclose the retouching. The law, though, does not define re-touching and it is unclear if it applies to exposure, contrast, saturation, sharpness adjustment.
CNN left out a very important detail in this brief news report on the sentencing of convicted felon Michael Avenatti.