TikTok ponders HQ in London after Donald Trump’s hostility

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok Video app’s owner ByteDance already has 800 of its European workforce in UK and Ireland TikTok’s owner ByteDance said having the app’s HQ outside the US would better Läs mer…

Tory-linked PR firm granted £3m Covid-19 contract without tender

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Covid-19 investigations Conservatives Topham Guerin behind idea to rename CCHQ Twitter account during 2019 election campaign Topham Guerin had the idea to change the name of the Conservative party Läs mer…

Carl Bergstrom: 'People are using data to bullshit'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Science Interview Tim Adams The evolutionary biologist on data manipulation, fake news, and the importance of using science as a lie detector Carl Bergstrom: ‘Calling people gullible Läs mer…

Is the #ChallengeAccepted trend simply a Miss Instagram pageant or something more? | Nadine Cohen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In 2020, as a global pandemic enters its eighth deadly month, Black Lives Matter protests continue across the world and the US presidential campaign nobody wants ramps up, cutting Läs mer…

Twitter in turmoil after month of crisis leads to concerns over leadership

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A month of crisis at Twitter has reignited concerns that the company’s part-time chief executive and years of accumulated “technical debt” have left it dangerously vulnerable to malicious attackers Läs mer…

Why are millennials and Gen Z turning to Instagram as a news source?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For many young people, clicking on to Instagram to get the latest news is now as second nature as picking up a daily newspaper once was to generations before. Läs mer…

Yaël Eisenstat: 'Facebook is ripe for manipulation and viral misinformation'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Facebook Interview Ian Tucker The ex-CIA officer on why she lasted only six months at the tech giant and her fears about its role in the forthcoming Läs mer…

Offer Zoomers a restful background

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instead of worrying about looking good on Zoom (Bidisha, 20 July), try giving people something else worth looking at. If you are able to sit in front of a Läs mer…

TikTok fails to shake off authoritarian links to Chinese state

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok Video-sharing app continues to generate unease over privacy and censorship issues TikTok excluded content covering topics including the Hong Kong protests, Tiananmen Square, Falun Gong and Taiwan. Photograph: Läs mer…

Apple under pressure to act after TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hong Kong Social media firms react to sweeping new national security legislation imposed by China A riot police officer stands guard during a clearance operation at a demonstration in Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Facebook and democracy: real and present danger | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Facebook The Guardian view on Facebook and democracy: real and present danger Editorial Political advertising is banned from being broadcast on television or radio. Unless Facebook changes, it Läs mer…