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Felicia Cravens, a Texan woman who runs a Facebook page called Unfakery that tracks and alerts users to possible scams said that Facebook’s new dating feature would be a prime target for scam artists and fraudsters. “Facebook could enter this space and take it over relatively quickly, but should they, when we’re seeing as many problems as we do?” Cravens said. “People are scamming people right now on Facebook platforms from Nigeria, Macedonia, the Philippines and everywhere else.” … [Read more...] about Privacy Experts Warn About Dangers of New Facebook Dating Feature
Facebook banned “about 583 million fake accounts — most of which were disabled within minutes of registration.” (note: this is not the same as monthly active users.) Facebook took down approximately 3.5 million pieces of violent content in Q1 2018, 86 percent of which was automatically detected by the social network’s technology. Facebook took approximately 21 million pieces of adult nudity and sexual activity in Q1 2018, 96 percent of which was automatically detected. Facebook took down 837 million pieces of spam in Q1 2018. Facebook says the release of these numbers is part of its commitment to transparency. But, as noted above, it has not released data on how many accounts were mistakenly suspended, particularly for hate speech. Nor has the tech giant followed Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale’s suggestion that Facebook opens up its lists of banned content for independent oversight. … [Read more...] about Facebook Removed 2.5 MILLION Pieces of ‘Hate Speech’ in Just Three Months
“This is a first step, and we’re committed to helping advertisers as they go through this process,” Leathern said. He did not directly reply when asked about advertisers’ complaints that they were never able to address their grievances to an actual human being. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s New Ad Disclosures Are Meant To Fight Russian Trolls. A Russian History Podcaster Is Paying The Price.
The government also informed that criminal cases have been registered against Mohanan Vaidyar and Jacob Vadakkanchery under Sections 270 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 120(o) of the Kerala Police Act. It further stated that “Government has taken every step to curb the misinformation campaign initiated by fringe elements and every endeavour is being made to safeguard the lives of citizens from the “NIPAH VIRUS” outbreak”. … [Read more...] about Have Issued Directions To Facebook, YouTube To Remove Fake Videos On Nipah Virus, Kerala Govt Tells HC