Tag: media platforms

Actor and social media influencer Josh Peck explains why happy people are boring and more

Part of Kathy Caprino’s “Creativity At Work” series LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 15: Josh Peck attends the Disney+ ‘Turner & Hooch’ premiere at … [+] Westfield Century City Mall… Read more »

One Image and 1000 Words: Artists are increasingly using text in innovative ways to give new form to conventional visual arts practices

While new practices involve artistic research as part of the process, some artists encourage viewers to read beyond its visual qualities. Laltlanchhuaha aka Bazik Thlana, a multidisciplinary art practitioner based… Read more »

Disinformation for Profit: Scammers Profit from Conspiracy Theories | Social networks

Ohen Facebook removed dozens of groups dedicated to Canada’s ‘Freedom Convoy’ anti-government protests earlier this month, it didn’t do so because of extremism or conspiracies rampant within demonstrations. This was… Read more »

Secret DEA Files Are Selling For Just $5 On Facebook – Here’s How Gangs (And Cops) Use Social Media

Facebook is used by drug, gun and human trafficking gangs to organize, intimidate and boast. Some police say they are glad, from an investigative standpoint, that social media giants don’t… Read more »

Hoylman seeks to hold social media accountable for violent hate speech and vaccine misinformation

Brad Hoylman wants to turn Big Tech’s algorithms against him, in order to stop the spread of violent hate speech, anti-vaxx untruths and self-harm. The state senator seethes, far beyond… Read more »

New York bill seeks to hold social media companies accountable for disinformation

New York would be able to hold social media companies accountable for promoting disinformation, eating disorders and “other illegal content that could harm others” under new proposal designed as a… Read more »

Lawmakers see 2022 as the year to master social media. Others fear that politics will get in the way

Momentum appears to be building for federal social media regulation in 2022, with the public supporting the efforts and lawmakers optimistic about progress. According to a new survey from Morning… Read more »

Users post photos and videos on social media of farmers returning home from protest sites in Delhi

As farmers began returning home from three Delhi border points on Saturday morning, photos and videos of their celebrations and convoys flooded social media platforms. Users posted photos on Twitter… Read more »

Government urged to fill legal void allowing child molesters to openly share images of victims on social media | Scientific and technological news

The government has been urged to fill a loophole that allows child molesters to openly share images of victims on social media. Charities warn that selected clips of well-distributed abuse… Read more »

Responsibility for content on social media platforms, websites should be clearly defined: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Responsibility for content disseminated on social media platforms and websites must be “clearly defined,” IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said Thursday. The minister further stated that technological and Internet changes over… Read more »

Counterfeits remain a problem in the antiques world, especially Militaria – can YouTube fix the problem?

German WWII helmets on sale at the WWII militaria fair stand. (Photo by: Arterra / Universal … [+] Group of images via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images… Read more »

Left-wing billionaires George Soros and Reid Hoffman reportedly funded new media company to fight “disinformation”

Media Headlines October 26 In today’s media, a Washington Post columnist overturns CNN on his coverage of Joe Rogan, President Biden jokes to school children about avoiding questions from reporters,… Read more »

Why blame social networks for the behavior of its toxic users? We let people spread hate off the hook

Social media platforms have become the latest bad guys in the headlines. I find it alarming that we are looking to vilify the sites rather than the users who abuse… Read more »

Prosecuting social media sites for acts of terrorism continues to be a losing bet, as 11th Circuit drops another flawed trial

of that-does-not-improve-anything department People suing Twitter and Facebook for acts of violence committed by terrorists have yet to convince a court to accept their arguments. The use of federal anti-terrorism… Read more »

Facebook’s whistleblower said the company was doing too little to protect users. Most people agree

Following the testimony of former Facebook Inc. employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen, most of the public said in a recent Morning Consult survey that the company is not doing enough… Read more »

Global wake-up call for social media influencers and small businesses

When Facebook and Instagram fell last week, billionaire Mark Zuckerberg lost a few billion … [+] dollars in equity. But tens of thousands of businesses around the world, from sole… Read more »

As more colleges demand proof of COVID vaccination, risk of fake vaccine cards worries officials and students – NBC Connecticut

As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination so that students can take… Read more »