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Facebook readies AI tech to combat "revenge porn"

Facebook Inc said on Friday it would use artificial intelligence to combat the spread of intimate photos shared without people's permission, sometimes called "revenge porn," on its social networks. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2019

Facebook Is Using AI to Stop Revenge Porn

Facebook is using a combination of machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect revenge porn before i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 15th, 2019

Google Loves Revenge Porn

A New York state bill that would outlaw ‘revenge porn’ has been shelved until next year, after a late lobbying effort by tech giant G.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 22nd, 2018

Facebook Wants Your Nude Pictures in Latest Attempt to Stop Revenge Porn

Facebook: "We want to do everything we can to help victims of this abuse." But will technology really help?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 25th, 2018

Facebook"s controversial "revenge porn" program is coming to the US, UK

Facebook said this week that it is expanding its pilot program to counter revenge porn......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2018

Facebook expands controversial "revenge porn" pilot program

Facebook said this week that it is expanding its pilot program to counter revenge porn......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 23rd, 2018

Facebook"s controversial "revenge porn" pilot program is coming to the US, UK

Facebook's controversial pilot program to cut down on the spread of revenge porn is rolling out to more countries with a slightly revised process......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 23rd, 2018

Facebook expands its protection of potential revenge porn photos

After early trials, Facebook wants to take its fight against abuse across the world......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2018

Tech Stocks This Week: Apple Rises, Instagram Launches Checkout Feature, and More

This week's notable headlines in tech feature Apple, Facebook, and Square......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 22nd, 2019

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking

The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 22nd, 2019

Tech Fix: Facebook Did Not Securely Store Passwords. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Facebook said it had found no evidence of abuse and it was not requiring users to change their passwords, but you should do it anyway......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 21st, 2019

Tech Fix: I Deleted Facebook Last Year. Here’s What Changed (and What Didn’t).

Our personal tech columnist didn’t lose touch with his true friends — but strange things did occur, including Instagram thinking he was a woman......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 21st, 2019

Wall St. advances ahead of Fed policy meeting

Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to "patient" monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

Social Media Addiction Is a Real Disease, U.K. Lawmakers Say—And Facebook and Google Must Be Taxed for It

Call it a mental health tax. For the last few years, some psychologists have been warning of the dangers of social media addiction--a phenomenon that whistleblowers from within tech industry say has been deliberately foster.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 18th, 2019

Facebook on the lookout for foreign spies trying to infiltrate the company

It's one of many American tech companies face that are concerned about the risk of state-sponsored corporate espionage......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2019

New Apple TV Ad on Privacy Hits Facebook and Google Where It Hurts—Without Mentioning Them

“If privacy matters in your life, it should matter to the phone your life is on.” Apple is taking another swipe at its fellow tech giants.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 15th, 2019

Yes Facebook is Down

Netizens from all parts of the world have taken to Twitter to complain about their inability to log on to Instagram or Facebook, as both social media networks have been down with an unknown tech.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 14th, 2019

Breaking up Big Tech: Advocates spar over how to trim sails of technology giants at SXSW

Elizabeth Warren talked about her plan to bust up Facebook, Apple and Google. Others questioned her idea, nobody suggested remaining totally h.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 13th, 2019

UK needs to meet Facebook, Google competition with new rules: report

Britain needs to overhaul its competition rules to tackle the dominance of tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon, and increase consumer choice, a government review said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019

Facebook temporarily removes Elizabeth Warren ads about breaking up big tech

Facebook pulled, then reinstated some of Sen. Warren's Facebook ads on her plan to break up big tech companies, after a Politico report on the ac.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 12th, 2019

Need to Know: Why investors can’t count on Apple and Facebook to carry this stock market higher

Our call of the day, from Steve Grass, director of institutional sales at Stuart Frankel & Co., says investors cannot read too much into moves by big tech names Monday—in other words the all-clear hasn’t been sounded......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 12th, 2019