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How to Block Violent Videos on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Lifehacker: “Because it’s 2019, and livestreaming has had five years or so to really build up into a mainstream activity that people actually do, this means that horrific acts of violence and terror around the world have a greater-than-zero chance … Continue reading

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The New New World: Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Emulate China’s WeChat. Can It?

China’s WeChat messaging app offers clues as to how Facebook may carry out its shift toward private messaging. But whether Facebook can pull the change off is another question. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Why Conspiracy Theories Work so Well on Facebook

OneZero Medium – Are we all just clicks away from identifying as ‘flat-Earthers’? “…A disturbing investigative report by the Verge last week revealed that some of Facebook’s contract moderators—who are tasked with keeping content like beheadings, bestiality, and racism out … Continue reading

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Facebook Doubles Down On Misusing Your Phone Number

When we publicly demanded that Facebook stop messing with users’ phone numbers last week, we weren’t expecting the social network to double down quite like this: By default, anyone can use the phone number that a user provides for two-factor … Continue reading

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EU officials say Facebook, Twitter, Google failing in “fake news” battle

Press release: A Europe that Protects: The EU steps up action against disinformation – “Today the European Commission published reports by Facebook, Google and Twitter covering the progress made in January 2019 on their commitments to fight disinformation. These three … Continue reading

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