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New Zealand shooting: Are social media companies unwitting accomplices?

Alleged gunman livestreamed the rampage on Facebook and Twitter, and posted hateful manifesto online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2019

New Zealand mosque shooting: Are social media companies unwitting accomplices?

Alleged gunman livestreamed the rampage on.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 15th, 2019

New Zealand mosque shootings: Are social media companies unwitting accomplices?

Alleged gunman livestreamed the rampage on.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 16th, 2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

Facebook admits New Zealand shooting video reveals gaps in its AI but pushes back on time-delay policy

Streaming of the live Facebook Inc. video of the New Zealand mosque shootings revealed shortcomings in its technology, the social media giant conceded, at the same time that the company pushed back against implementing a time delay for video......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral

The failure of social media companies to block videos of Friday's massacre in New Zealand highlights the difficulties of policing platforms whose very business model creates the systems that are so easily manipulated......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 20th, 2019

Mosque shootings: Are social media giants unwitting accomplices?

Alleged gunman livestreamed the rampage on Facebook and Twitter, and posted hateful manifesto online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 16th, 2019

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Puts Spotlight on Fringe Platforms and Their Partners

As mainstream social-media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit try to get rid of racist commentary and hate speech, those conversations are finding homes in other corners of the web......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 30th, 2018

Schiff asks social media companies about deepfake policies, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 16th, 2019

Trump’s social media summit brings fringe voices to WH

The White House is holding a social media summit on Thursday that’s short on social media companies and long on fringe conservative voices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2019

Wikipedia co-founder slams Zuckerberg, Twitter and the "appalling" internet

Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 5th, 2019

Would The Founding Fathers Be Banned From Social Media?

Authored by Onar Am via LibertyNation.com, Social media companies have gone too far in their censorship... Many people find it challenging .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 2nd, 2019

Trump accidentally gave the game away on his technology hand-wringing

While excoriating social media companies, he added another target: Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 2019

The hired guns of Instagram

Companies can’t advertise on social media — so they have female influencers do it for them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook has big companies backing its upcoming cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc. has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2019

Sutter Health accused of secretly sharing patient info with social media, tech companies

A lawsuit alleges that the health system's attempt to create targeted adverting breached patient privacy laws......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

FDA says influencers on social media promoted vaping without proper warnings

U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 7th, 2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to prom.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 7th, 2019

Why Jamie Dimon Should Tweet (And JPM Chase Should Not)

Big, Bureaucratic Companies Aren’t Great at Twitter Social media is a vehicle for snark and wit, something most corporations don’t do well. Bloomberg, May 2, 2019       Quick, try to think of a.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 8th, 2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts

Trump declared on Twitter that he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!" (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies a.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 4th, 2019