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Major companies suspend social media advertising over online hate speech

A number of high profile corporations have announced a suspension of advertising on several social media platforms aft.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2020

Why Is Zuckerberg So Relaxed About U.K. Online Speech Rules?

Britain’s crackdown on online hate is just what the big social media companies want......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 14th, 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

U.S. Senator Warner eyes social media bills for hate speech, data portability

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, who co-sponsored legislation this week to ban deceptive practices by social media companies, said on Thursday he was eyeing additional bills aimed at limiting hate speech and allowing users to move their data across platforms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 12th, 2019

A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

As Facebook embraces AI tools, will it further spook consumers?

Social media companies have embraced artificial intelligence tools to scrub their platforms of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and other content deemed noxious. But will those tools censor other content? Can a program judge the value of speech?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 21st, 2018

Germany introduced a new law that cracks down on abusive online content, but critics say it"s stifling free expression

Germany has introduced a law known as NetzDG which requires social media sites to take down any illegal content or hate-rhetoric.   The companies typically have within 24 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2018

Facebook Algorithm Flags The Declaration Of Independence As "Hate Speech"

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Over the last couple of years major social media, news and video platform.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 5th, 2018

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

Social app Parler is cracking down on hate speech — but only on iPhones

When social media platform Parler comes back to life on Apple’s App Store, it will be designed to be a less offensive version than what users will be able to see elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: washpost3 hr. 9 min. ago

Social app Parler is cracking down on hate speech - but only on Apple devices

When social media platform Parler comes back to life on Apple’s App Store, it will be designed to be a less offensive version than what users will be able to see elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: washpost5 hr. 39 min. ago

Instagram is making a kids’ app. Here’s what parents need to know about social media Jr.

Children are already online, and tech companies like Facebook are trying to build more spaces specifically for them......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 24th, 2021

Far-right groups move online conversations from social media to chat apps — and out of view of law enforcement

After big tech companies kicked Trump off Twitter and shut down right-wing social network Parler, extremist groups are moving to encrypted chat apps like Telegram. It's making it tougher for police to look for future attacks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 15th, 2021

PRESENTING: How to market your startup on social media to grow your business and gain boatloads of customers

Courtesy of Casely Marketing your brand is the most important thing you can to do gain customers — whether that's through social media, email, or advertising. Influencers have become a major as.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2020

"The Bubble Is Starting To Burst" For Online Social Media Influencers

"The Bubble Is Starting To Burst" For Online Social Media Influencers One of the first brands to ever use social media influencers for advertising, Ipsy, is again leading the way - but this time, in pulling back from social media, accordin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 21st, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook considered banning political ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Social media selling 101: What your business needs to know

While social media selling isn’t exactly a new concept, companies who master the art of selling through social platforms have a major advantage. According to LinkedIn Sales Solutions, companies that sell through social media attract 45% more lead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2019

Social media bots are damaging our democracy

Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass sh.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2019

WSJ: More Government Scrutiny Coming For Big Tech Companies

The big tech companies that dominate internet search, online shopping and social media will come under more scrutiny with the Justice Department reportedly broadening a government investigation into the sector. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 23rd, 2019

DoJ opens review into Big Tech’s market power

Though it did not name the companies under investigation, it said it would look into “widespread concerns” that have been expressed about “search, social media, and some retail services online.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2019