Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech

Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-23 18:11:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech

In the latest sign that social media giants are feeling the heat for allowing their platforms to amplify voices of extremists, Facebook on Thursday banned conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones and the accounts of other controversial figures. The company, citing violations of... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-03 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech

In the latest sign that social media giants are feeling the heat for allowing their platforms to amplify voices of extremists, Facebook on Thursday banned conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones and the accounts of other controversial figures. The company, citing violations of... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-03 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Facebook needs to be more open about its hate speech policy

On Wednesday, ProPublica published a report that outlines some pretty bizarre reasoning behind Facebook's approach to hate speech and censorship. Evidence shows that Facebook has a moderation policy that could favor "white men" over "black children,"... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Twitter Could Face Fines in Germany Over Hate Speech Posts

A Facebook office in Berlin. A report published on Tuesday found that Facebook and Twitter had failed to meet a German target for removing hate speech from their platforms. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Changing Its News Feed Algorithm to Focus Less on Publishers' Content

Expect to see more pictures of your friends' pets and wedding announcements from extended family members in your Facebook news feed in the coming weeks. And expect to see less news. In yet another blow to publishers that have spent years building audiences to build traffic and revenue, the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video publishers seek to extend Facebook content beyond Facebook

Facebook video publisher Attn is producing a long-form version of its popular video series “America Versus,” which will live on its site and streaming platforms. Attn has also produced other content for HBO Now and Spotify. Similarly, CNN’s Great Big Story just premiered its first TV show on the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France hails victory as Facebook agrees to pay newspapers for content

Social media firm announces deal after long-running battle with national and regional newspapers France has hailed a victory in its long-running quest for fairer action from tech companies after Facebook reached an agreement with a group of national and regional newspapers to pay for content... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-21 14:21:02 UTC ]
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Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

The deal with News Corp followed a standoff over legislation passed by the Australian government to compensate publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-16 18:21:40 UTC ]
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Facebook to pay News Corp for content in Australia

The "landmark" deal comes after Australia passed a world-first law targeting Facebook and Google. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2021-03-16 09:56:32 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp strikes deal as Facebook agrees to pay for Australian content

News Corp is the largest media company to sign agreement with Facebook since laws passed by Scott Morrison’s governmentRupert Murdoch’s News Corp says a landmark three-year agreement with Facebook to pay for its Australian content will transform the terms of trade for journalism.Facebook has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-15 23:55:55 UTC ]
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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Coke’s giant review Coca-Cola is undertaking a massive agency review that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-10 10:59:27 UTC ]
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Trump, Facebook, and the weaponization of free speech

Yesterday—as protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, continued across the US—things that President Trump said caused trouble again, and drove the news again. First, Trump laid into governors on a conference call that quickly leaked to the press; he called... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-06-02 12:08:10 UTC ]
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What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech

As with antitrust violations or copyright law and data infringements, 2019 is seeing European regulators getting more feisty when it comes to cracking down on hate speech. The post What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-07-12 04:00:09 UTC ]
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Facebook warns that it can’t fully solve the toxic content problem

Facebook Inc. is under pressure to rid its site of hate speech and fake news but warned it can’t build a platform impervious to human nature. “This is not a fully solvable problem,” Carolyn Everson, a vice president responsible for marketing at the social media giant, said on a panel Tuesday at... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:37:03 UTC ]
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Facebook has known since 2018 it was being used to incite hate

Facebook knew as early as 2018 that its platform was being used to incite division and violence, a company official told MPs in Ottawa on Thursday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-06 12:45:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Facebook still delivers the greatest reach for publisher content

Forty-five percent of 124 publishers surveyed by Digiday said that Facebook provides the greatest reach for unpaid posted content. While few publishers see strong reach from content posted to their pages, engaging content being shared organically by users is driving significant amounts of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-29 04:01:04 UTC ]
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Facebook says it is more aggressively enforcing content rules

Facebook also said its automated detection software that eliminates illicit content is improving: It now automatically detects and removes more than half of the hate speech on its platform. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-05-23 21:53:49 UTC ]
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More Data on Content Moderation Won't Silence Facebook’s Critics

Facebook’s latest report lays out the sheer scale of its battle against fake accounts, spam, and other abuses. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-05-23 21:09:55 UTC ]
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Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-22 04:00:20 UTC ]
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