The pandemic is shaping up to be a formative moment for tech platforms.
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Bullish digital campaigning can’t change hearts and minds at the polls—but it can change Facebook.
An attempt to understand the hostile, and strangely repetitive, responses to @benjaminwittes tweets and to demystify some bizarre pile-ons it and other accounts provoke.
Some tentative thoughts on whether the law can be improved.
The company’s new white paper is a thoughtful document that raises serious questions that regulators, and the rest of us interested in the future of online content regulation, need to reckon with.
The House Ethics Committee has announced that members who share deepfakes or “other audio-visual distortions intended to mislead the public” could face sanctions. It’s a small but noteworthy step.
The new bylaws include a number of promising signs about Facebook’s commitment to the Oversight Board experiment. But the board’s original ambit of operations will be fairly limited.
I am the founder and CEO of Bot Sentinel, a platform that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to classify inauthentic and problematic Twitter accounts. Even I was shocked by what we discovered.
The good news is that Facebook is finally taking action against deepfakes. The bad news is that the platform’s new policy does not go far enough.
What the heck is TheSoul Publishing, and how did it get tens of of millions of followers on YouTube and Facebook? And what is it doing with them?