‘The Entire Country Was Basically On Fire.’ Facebook Watched as Trump Ignited Hate Across America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald Trump sent Läs mer…

TechScape: could a router revolution solve all your wifi woes?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TechScapeTechnology TechScape: could a router revolution solve all your wifi woes? Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: People spend thousands on TVs and laptops – but not Läs mer…

Big tech’s push for automation hides the grim reality of ‘microwork’ | Phil Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionTechnology sector Big tech’s push for automation hides the grim reality of ‘microwork’ Phil Jones The pandemic accelerated the rise of this digital piecework where humans support AI Phil Läs mer…

TikTok’s joy-miners and ‘shitposters’, and Instagram’s ‘cursed’ interiors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the second episode of Guardian Australia’s new podcast, Alyx Gorman, Michael Sun and Steph Harmon bring in Rashna Farrukh to discuss how TikTok is leaching into every corner Läs mer…

US bans China Telecom over national security concerns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news US bans China Telecom over national security concerns Federal Communications Commission action is the latest pushback against what the US sees as infiltration by Chinese tech firms Läs mer…

Social Media Giants Testify to Senate Subcommittee About Child, Teen User Safety

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (WASHINGTON) — Senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive Tuesday, questioning them about what they’re doing to ensure young users’ safety on their platforms. Citing Läs mer…

Google parent Alphabet posts revenues of $65bn as ads move online

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alphabet Google parent Alphabet posts revenues of $65bn as ads move online Profits of $1bn on top of largest revenue figure in 14 years Third-quarter earnings beat analysts’ expectations Läs mer…

Facebook Delayed Action as Anti-Vaccine Comments Swarmed Users, Watchdog Group Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (WASHINGTON) — In March, as claims about the dangers and ineffectiveness of coronavirus vaccines spun across social media and undermined attempts to stop the spread of the virus, some Läs mer…

Why the writing is on the wall for Facebook | Arwa Mahdawi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionFacebook Why the writing is on the wall for Facebook Arwa Mahdawi Profits are strong, shares are up and its users are increasing. But the social media company is Läs mer…

Frances Haugen Is Talking to European Lawmakers. That’s a Big Problem for Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As Frances Haugen took her seat in an opulent Victorian-style room in London’s Houses of Parliament on Monday, she remarked that the surroundings were much grander than those in Läs mer…

Facebook was born, lives and thrives in scandal. It’s been lawless for years | Matt Stoller

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionFacebook Facebook was born, lives and thrives in scandal. It’s been lawless for years Matt Stoller We’ve known that Facebook is lawless and reckless for years. But lawlessness pays Läs mer…

Guardians of the Galaxy review – cinematic adventure marred by tedious gameplay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Guardians of the Galaxy review – cinematic adventure marred by tedious gameplay PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Nintendo Switch; Eidos Montréal/Square EnixSimplistic, repetitive interactions drag on an otherwise Läs mer…

Amazon to host classified material for MI5, MI6 and GCHQ

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GCHQ Amazon given contract to store data for MI5, MI6 and GCHQ US firm Amazon Web Services to host classified material in cloud system, raising sovereignty concerns Rajeev Syal Läs mer…

Why people believe Covid conspiracy theories: could folklore hold the answer?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus Why people believe Covid conspiracy theories: could folklore hold the answer? Researchers use AI – and witchcraft folklore – to map the coronavirus conspiracy theories that have sprung Läs mer…

‘Conditioning an entire society’: the rise of biometric data technology

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Biometrics ‘Conditioning an entire society’: the rise of biometric data technology The use of our bodies to unlock access to services raises concerns about the trade-off between convenience and Läs mer…

Fauna audio glasses review: fashion shades with built-in speakers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gadgets Fauna audio glasses review: fashion shades with built-in speakers Hi-tech Bluetooth glasses come with clear or tinted lenses and range of frames, but cannot be repaired Samuel Gibbs Läs mer…

Tesla’s Market Value Tops $1 Trillion After Hertz Orders 100,000 Electric Cars

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (DETROIT) — Hertz announced Monday that it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history and the latest evidence of Läs mer…

What the Facebook Whistleblower Did to the Company’s Stock in 6 Weeks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s stock price has been diving since the Wall Street Journal first published initial reports from whistleblower Frances Haugen on Sept. 13. As of Monday’s close, the company’s shares Läs mer…

Facebook 'unquestionably' exacerbating hate, whistleblower tells MPs – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Much of the blame for the world’s increasingly polarised politics lies with social networks and the radicalising effects of their services, the whistleblower Frances Haugen told MPs as she Läs mer…

The 5 Most Important Revelations From the ‘Facebook Papers’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A more complete portrait of how Facebook was vividly aware of its harmful effects came to light Monday, both at Frances Haugen’s testimony in front of the British Parliament Läs mer…

Saudi Arabia to Start Investment Fund for Carbon Capture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Saudi Arabia said Middle Eastern economies will be boosted by efforts to cut planet-warming gases and announced a fund to invest in carbon-capture technology. “Climate change is an economic Läs mer…

Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GCHQ Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss Jeremy Fleming says ransomware is proliferating as it is ‘largely uncontested’ and highly profitable Rajeev Syal Läs mer…

Facebook admits site appears hardwired for misinformation, memo reveals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook admits site appears hardwired for misinformation, memo reveals Papers reveal struggle to tackle hate speech and reluctance to censor rightwing US news organisations Dan Milmo and David Läs mer…

Banning anonymous social media accounts would only stifle free speech and democracy | Owen Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionFreedom of speech Banning anonymous social media accounts would only stifle free speech and democracy Owen Jones Threatening online messages to politicians should be taken seriously – but this Läs mer…

Facebook Papers Show Deep Conflict Within

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product—not to mention the last shreds of its carefully crafted, decade-old image as a benevolent company just wanting to connect Läs mer…

UK battery ‘gigafactory’ plans huge expansion as electric car demand soars

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry UK battery ‘gigafactory’ plans huge expansion as electric car demand soars Envision’s Sunderland plant produces batteries for the Nissan Leaf and other electric vehicles Jasper Jolly @jjpjolly Läs mer…

Why detective video games are the perfect way to experience a mystery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Why detective video games are the perfect way to experience a mystery Detective fiction tells a story pieced together by some clever person – and in a video Läs mer…

Dirty work: film, books, games and more to help with the daily grind

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cultural prescriptionCulture Dirty work: film, books, games and more to help with the daily grind From Office Space to the Rakes’ 22 Grand Job, Guardian critics suggest culture to Läs mer…

Tesco website and app back online after hack attempt

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesco Tesco website and app back online after hack attempt Consumers were unable to book deliveries or amend existing orders in outage that started on Saturday Julia Kollewe Mon Läs mer…

Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: small Windows 11 tablet can’t keep up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microsoft Surface Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: small Windows 11 tablet can’t keep up Beautiful, well-made design does not hide the poor performance and battery life at this price Läs mer…

‘We’re all climate journalists now’: how the weather took over everything

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inside the GuardianClimate crisis ‘We’re all climate journalists now’: how the weather took over everything From the business section to the food magazine, Guardian editors are becoming focused on Läs mer…

Frances Haugen to testify to MPs about Facebook and online harm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Frances Haugen to testify to MPs about Facebook and online harm Whistleblower and critic of Mark Zuckerberg will give evidence to MPs scrutinising online safety bill Dan Milmo Läs mer…

Our society is troubled. Beware those who blame it all on big tech | Nesrine Malik

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionFacebook Our society is troubled. Beware those who blame it all on big tech Nesrine Malik The push for online regulation risks absolving the right of responsibility for the Läs mer…

Facebook boss ‘not willing to protect public from harm’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The ObserverFacebook Facebook boss ‘not willing to protect public from harm’ Frances Haugen says chief executive has not shown any desire to shield users from the consequences of harmful Läs mer…

20 years of the iPod: how it shuffled music and tech forever

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Music 20 years of the iPod: how it shuffled music and tech into a new era In October 2001, the music industry was riven by piracy and had no Läs mer…

Facebook crisis grows as new whistleblower and leaked documents emerge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook crisis grows as new whistleblower and leaked documents emerge Company under fire as news reports detail spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories even as staff raised concerns Läs mer…

Lyft admits it recorded 4,000 sexual assault claims in long-awaited report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lyft Lyft admits it recorded 4,000 sexual assault claims in long-awaited report Company reveals figures, promised in 2019, as ride-hailing companies face growing safety scrutiny Kari Paul and agencies Läs mer…

I Set Out to Build the Next Library of Alexandria. Now I Wonder: Will There Be Libraries in 25 Years? 

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When I started the Internet Archive 25 years ago, I focused our non-profit library on digital collections: preserving web pages, archiving television news, and digitizing books. The Internet Archive Läs mer…