Category: Social Networking

Twitter is testing new ways to fight misinformation — including a community-based points system

iSpeech.org Ben Collins | NBC News | Source URL Twitter is experimenting with adding brightly colored labels directly beneath lies and misinformation posted by politicians and other public figures, according to a leaked demo of new features sent to NBC News. Twitter confirmed that the leaked demo, which was accessible […]

Rentable Facial Recognition Robots Coming to a Conference Near You

iSpeech.org Mass Private I | Source URL Conference goers now have to be wary that robots will identify them everywhere they go. Corporations can now rent Chinese-made CloudMinds robots that can identify everyone on the conference floor. (To learn more about CloudMinds and China click here & here.) CloudMinds mission is […]

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Convert Text to SpeechMac Slavo  | SHTFPlan | Source URL While unsuspecting iPhone users read their daily dose of mainstream media news, the Facebook app is secretly accessing the camera on their smartphones. But Facebook says not worry: it’s only a bug… Users, however, are rightly concerned that Facebook is […]

School Districts Use “Gaggle” To Monitor Students Free Speech And Social Media Posts

School Districts Use “Gaggle” To Monitor Students Free Speech And Social Media Posts

portuguese tts Mass Private I | Source URL Today, I give you a frightening story about free speech censorship and watchlists just in time for the countdown to Halloween. A recent article in The Tennessean reveals how the Williamson County School District (WCS) is monitoring students free speech and social media […]

Facebook reveals new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices as it admits to collecting voice recordings

Facebook reveals new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices as it admits to collecting voice recordings

iSpeech Ben Patterson | TechHive | Source URL Facebook announces an array of new in-home Portal devices on the same day it’s revealed that people listened in on audio captured by prior models. Looks like Facebook decided to come clean about how it’s been handling—or mishandling—audio recordings from its Portal […]

Facebook says it is ‘tightening’ its policy on content relating to self-harm and suicide in an effort to protect users’ mental health

Facebook says it is ‘tightening’ its policy on content relating to self-harm and suicide in an effort to protect users’ mental health

iSpeech.org Daily Mail | Source URL Facebook said it will tighten its grip on content relating to suicide and self-harm in an effort to make the platform and its sister-site, Instagram, safer. In a blog post, Facebook announced several policy changes that will affect how content relating to self-harm and […]