Propaganda

Former FBI Director Comey says agency cannot fight foreign propaganda

3 days ago   |   Reuters

LAS VEGAS - Former U.S. FBI Director James Comey said that social media companies needed to "worry" about foreign political propaganda on their networks, but he had few ideas...
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Elon Musk's Twitter rant is a smoke and mirrors tactic that hides the disturbing truth about Tesla

Elon Musk's Twitter rant is a smoke and mirrors tactic that hides the disturbing truth about Tesla

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been on an extended Twitter rant against critics of the company. His most recent target is the media, which he says has lost public trust and should be...
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Why we need a better definition of ‘deepfake'

Why we need a better definition of ‘deepfake'

5 days ago   |   The Verge

Interest in the phenomenon of “deepfakes” has died down a little in recent months, presumably as the public comes to terms with what seems like an inevitability in 2018 - that...
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Facebook, YouTube Still Struggling To Stop Terrorist Content

9 days ago   |   PCMag

Despite efforts to crack down on terrorist propaganda, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google are failing to catch large swaths of it, says new research.
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Facebook partners with think tank to fight global election meddling

Facebook partners with think tank to fight global election meddling

10 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you're probably aware of how foreign actors influenced the 2016 presidential election using Facebook ads. Letting foreign interests...
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Senators Grill Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Christopher Wylie

11 days ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

Christopher Wylie testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that Cambridge Analytica specialized in "disinformation, spreading rumors, *kompromat*, and propaganda."
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Facebook reports stats on community standards enforcement for the first time

Facebook reports stats on community standards enforcement for the first time

11 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Facebook has released its first Community Standards Enforcement Report to provide information on enforcement efforts for posts containing graphic violence, nudity and terrorist...
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Facebook Releases Community Standards Enforcement Report

Facebook Releases Community Standards Enforcement Report

11 days ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

Facebook has recently released a report that detailed how well the social media giant enforced its community standards. This report indicated the total number of content that...
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Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech

Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech

12 days ago   |   The Next Web

Facebook today published its annual transparency report, and for the first time included the number of items removed in each category that violated its content standards. While...
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Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts

12 days ago   |   Phys.org

Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual...
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