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Facebook And Twitter"s Intervention Highlights Dangerous New Double Standard: Taibbi

Facebook And Twitter"s Intervention Highlights Dangerous New Double Standard: Taibbi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 17th, 2020

The election was a chance for Facebook and Twitter to show they could control misinformation. Now lawmakers will grill them on it.

Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are expected to field questions about the misinformation labels their companies applied during the election......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 17th, 2020

Congress will grill the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday during a hearing on content moderation hearing — here"s how to watch and what to expect

Republicans will likely slam the CEOs over how Facebook and Twitter handled a New York Post story ab.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 16th, 2020

Barack Obama said social media should be regulated and treated as publishers, as Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms face potential Section 230 revisions

"They are making editorial choices, whether they've buried them in algorithms or not," former President Barack Obama told The Atlantic. Former US President Barack.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 16th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Mercer-backed Parler makes ‘free speech’ pitch to conservatives who’ve turned on Twitter and even Facebook

As Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have taken a harder line against unsubstantiated claims of a stolen presidential election, prominent conservatives on both platforms have responded with anger and a frequent retort: Follow me on Parler......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Mercer-backed Parler makes ‘free speech’ pitch to conservatives mad at Facebook and Twitter

As Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have taken a harder line against unsubstantiated claims of a stolen presidential election, prominent conservatives on both platforms have responded with anger and a frequent retort: Follow me on Parler......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2020

SHERYL SANDBERG: Women entrepreneurs are struggling with a "double-double shift" during the pandemic. Technology can help.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg weighs in on the challenges female entrepreneurs are facing during the pandemic and how tech companies can help. Lorice Fiala, co-owner of the Colony Shop, an independent children's clothi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2020

Why Parler has seen a surge in followers during the 2020 election

Parler positions itself as the "free speech" alternative to Twitter and Facebook. And after the 2020 election, conservatives welcome that......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 12th, 2020

Facebook shut down a network of Steve Bannon-linked pages for spreading election misinformation – but unlike Twitter, it hasn"t banned Trump"s former chief strategist

The Facebook pages promoted the "Stop the Steal" campaign, which alleges election fraud, and some linked to a site affiliated with Steve Bannon. Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images, Stephanie Keith/Getty Imag.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 10th, 2020

Twitter and Facebook warning labels aren’t enough to save democracy

This election proved Big Tech still hasn’t figured out how to make truth spread faster than lies......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 9th, 2020

: Social media’s U.S. election performance: The good, bad and (sometimes) ugly

Election watchers bracing for a meltdown on Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. were relieved to find no smoking guns. Alphabet Inc.'s YouTube, however, had some major cleanup post-election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2020

No social media is safe: How election misinformation spread on LinkedIn, Pinterest and Nextdoor

Smaller social media sites are fighting the spread of disinformation with far fewer resources than Facebook and Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 7th, 2020

Trump’s power on Twitter, Facebook will outlive his presidency

Trump's power on social medi.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 6th, 2020

On Election Day, Facebook and Twitter did better by making their products worse

That gust of wind you felt coming from Silicon Valley on Wednesday morning was the social media industry’s tentative sigh of relief......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2020

YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook are scrambling to moderate posts from Trump surrogates threatening "total war" and beheadings as the election comes down to Pennsylvania

Twitter locked Steve Bannon's account and YouTube removed one of his videos as social-media giants play hardball to fight election misinformation. Donald Trump Jr. Samuel Corum/Getty Image.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2020

Trump’s campaign and family boost bogus conspiracy theories in a bid to undermine vote count

The false and misleading claims, which drew rebukes from Twitter and Facebook, were also echoed in approximately 9 million text messages sent by the campaign over the past 24 hours, according to an anti-robocall firm......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 5th, 2020

Social media companies survived Election Day. More tests loom.

The biggest tests for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are still looming, misinformation researchers said, as false narratives may surge until a final result in the presidential race is certified......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2020

Trump and his allies boost bogus conspiracy theories in a bid to undermine vote count

The false and misleading claims, which drew rebukes from Twitter and Facebook, were also echoed in approximately 9 million text messages sent by the campaign over the past 24 hours, according to an anti-robocall firm......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 4th, 2020

#SocialStocks: Twitter and Facebook closely monitor election content

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 4th, 2020

Facebook and Twitter try to burst their own filter bubbles on election night

This week's Insider Tech newsletter takes a look at the social m.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 4th, 2020

Turkey fines Facebook, Twitter for breaching new content law, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 4th, 2020