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Following the announcement of Facebook’s new dating feature, privacy experts have expressed skepticism surrounding the company’s new direction. Facebook recently announced a new Tinder-style dating app that would allow Facebook users to express romantic interest in other users attending the same events as them or located nearby. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated during the F8 conference: “This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships — not just for hookups.” The CEO also attempted to calm privacy fears that many may have had surrounding Facebook’s latest user data scandal. Zuckerberg stated: “We have designed this with privacy and safety in mind from the beginning. Your friends aren’t going to see your profile, and you’re only going to be suggested to people who are not your friends.” … [Read more...] about Privacy Experts Warn About Dangers of New Facebook Dating Feature
Facebook has admitted that its systems for automatically detecting “hate speech” don’t “work that well,” and Mark Zuckerberg himself was unable to provide a definition for “hate speech” when questioned on the subject by a Senate committee. Nevertheless, the Facebook CEO says he aims to have a functioning A.I. system to root out “hate speech” on the platform within 10 years. … [Read more...] about Facebook Removed 2.5 MILLION Pieces of ‘Hate Speech’ in Just Three Months
Facebook’s recent partnerships with mainstream media sources for original video and its effort to rate news sources on their trustworthiness will likely boost already-established media and make life harder for smaller, independent media sources. It is part and parcel of the problem that arises when a single digital platform has so much control over public speech. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s New Ad Disclosures Are Meant To Fight Russian Trolls. A Russian History Podcaster Is Paying The Price.
“Two persons viz, Mohanan Vaidyar and Jacob Vadakkanchery, claiming to be practitioners of indigenous medicine and naturopathy uploaded some videos urging people not to take the directions given by the Government seriously and advised against following the precautionary measures. Since spreading of these videos among the public is seriously affecting the measures taken by the Kerala Government’s Health Department in curbing the virus outbreak, immediate action needs to be taken to remove the videos from public domain. So in exercise of powers conferred by the Section 79(3)(b) of the Information Technology Act, 2000, I am to request you to take immediate necessary action to remove the videos.” … [Read more...] about Have Issued Directions To Facebook, YouTube To Remove Fake Videos On Nipah Virus, Kerala Govt Tells HC