Category: Social Networking

YouTube to crack down on conspiracy videos: Video site to stop recommending ‘blatantly false’ videos to users

YouTube to crack down on conspiracy videos: Video site to stop recommending ‘blatantly false’ videos to users

iSpeech Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL YouTube claims it will stop recommending conspiracy videos.  Following complaints over the number of unwelcome videos appearing in recommendations, the Google-owned site says it plans to try and banish them. It says  ‘borderline’ videos that come close to violating community guidelines […]

How Facebook tracks you on Android

iSpeech.orghttps://mirrors.dotsrc.org/cdn.media.ccc.de/congress/2018/h264-hd/35c3-9941-eng-deu-How_Facebook_tracks_you_on_Android_hd.mp4 https://cdn.media.ccc.de/congress/2018/mp3/35c3-9941-eng-How_Facebook_tracks_you_on_Android_mp3.mp3 In this talk, we’re looking at third party tracking on Android. We’ve captured and decrypted data in transit between our own devices and Facebook servers. It turns out that some apps routinely send Facebook information about your device and usage patterns – the second the app is opened. […]

Facebook says its controversial new $200 ‘Portal’ video-calling device DOESN’T listen in on users – but admits it will monitor how you use it to create targeted ads

Text to Speech Annie Palmer & Tim Collins | The Daily Mail | Source URL Facebook has admitted its $200 Portal device, which goes on sale today in the US, will monitor user activity to serve lucrative personalized ads to owners.  The firm claims it collects devise usage information to understand […]

SPLC Leads Soros-Funded Groups in ‘Orwellian’ Attempt to Ban ‘Hate Speech’ on Social Media

SPLC Leads Soros-Funded Groups in ‘Orwellian’ Attempt to Ban ‘Hate Speech’ on Social Media

https://www.ispeech.org Tyler O’Neil | PJ Media | Source URL Last week, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) teamed up with five other groups funded by George Soros to pressure tech companies to “reduce hateful activities on their platforms.” While this sounds like a noble goal, mainstream conservative and Christian groups […]

Big Tech Has Performed the “Greatest Bait-and-Switch in American History” As It Now Turns On Free Speech

Text to Speech Voices Joseph Jankowski | Planet Free Will | Source URL Big tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube have performed “perhaps the greatest bait-and-switch in American history” as they now have committed to an about-face to the American value of free speech. That is the assessment […]

Supreme Court agrees to hear a case that could determine whether Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies can censor their users

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tucker Higgins | CNBC | Source URL The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether users can challenge social media companies on free speech grounds. The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access television […]

THE GOOD CENSOR: Tech Companies Should ‘Police Tone’, Give Users ‘Positive Guidelines’

iSpeech.org Breitbart | Source URL  The Good Censor – GOOGLE LEAK by on Scribd A 85-page briefing entitled “The Good Censor,” exclusively leaked to Breitbart News from within Google, advises tech companies to “police tone rather than content” and to not “take sides” when censoring users. The document, which can […]