Twitter not only deleted a funny, satirical tweet I had re-tweeted, but they substituted a different Tweet that I had never reinforced. In effect, Twitter not only censored content, Twitter also manufactured content and falsely attributed it to me when they chose to substitute a tweet I had never seen. This is bizarre and renders Twitter unusable.
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”.
Member of Facebook’s Content Moderation Board says free speech is not an absolute human right.
CNN left out a very important detail in this brief news report on the sentencing of convicted felon Michael Avenatti.
Should groups portraying U.S. history be prohibited from displaying the “Confederate flag”?
Seriously. Facebook plans to begin regulating satire posts on its social media platform.
Bloomberg opinion: “The fiasco was the media’s propagation of the lie that the issue was settled and that anyone questioning it might be deemed an idiot or conspiracy theorist.”
WASHINGTON — USA TODAY is fighting a subpoena from the FBI demanding records that would identify readers of a February story about a southern Florida shooting that killed two agents and wounded three others. Source: USA TODAY fights FBI subpoena demanding records that would identify readers of Florida shooting story
Microsoft blames “human error”: A significant percentage of the Microsoft employees who work on Bing are based in China, including some who work on image-recognition software, according to a former employee. Source: Microsoft says error led to no matching Bing images for Tiananmen ‘tank man’ | NewsNation Now