Bitmoji: the emoji avatar app taking on Apple and Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Emoji The co-founder of the most downloaded iOS app of 2017 welcomes competition from big tech Board games: Bitmoji founder Jacob ‘Ba’ Blackstock takes Alex Hern for a spin. Photograph: Bitmoji It might not be marked in your diary, but 17 July is World Läs mer…

Facebook protects far-right activists even after rule breaches

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook C4 Dispatches documentary finds moderators left Britain First’s pages alone as ‘they generate a lot of revenue’ Britain First’s Facebook page was only deleted a week after its leader Tommy Robinson was jailed for contempt of court. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP Leading far-right activists Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Elon Musk: a billionaire in need of humility | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Elon Musk The Guardian view on Elon Musk: a billionaire in need of humility Editorial Attacking a British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue was ridiculous. He should concentrate on fixing his business Elon Musk says he is ‘somewhat libertarian’, but not Läs mer…

Football and fat fees: questions raised over funding of sporting conference

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Football politics Was ‘sports integrity’ event that repeatedly questioned 2022 World Cup decision funded by Qatar rivals? Jaimie Fuller, who hosted the conference, has said the main funding of the event came on the condition of anonymity. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Foundation For Läs mer…

Trump takes war on 'fake news' to UK – and tells towering, easily debunked lies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump The US president’s attacks on CNN and the Sun were dismal, but they stayed true to his well-honed communications strategy Play Video 2:53 Key moments from Trump and May’s joint press conference – video Donald Trump took his war against “fake news” Läs mer…

Twitter removes suspended and abusive accounts from follower counts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Most popular users appear to lose millions of followers in crackdown on problem accounts Twitter accounts lost noticeably more followers if they had been popular for a long time Photograph: Thomas White/Reuters Egos have been bruised on Twitter after the social network initiated Läs mer…

Social media platforms must police their sites better, says Ofcom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social media Chief executive joins those arguing that online sites are under-regulated Sharon White says Ofcom has done research showing how little users trust what they read on social media. Social media platforms need to be “more accountable” in how they curate and police Läs mer…

Trump hails Boris Johnson as future PM and attacks Sadiq Khan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump President calls ex-foreign secretary ‘very talented’ while criticising London mayor • MPs outraged at ‘repulsive’ Trump broadside against May • Trump in the UK: follow it live Melania Trump with President Trump and Theresa May at Blenheim Palace on Thursday evening. Photograph: Läs mer…

Sky's independent directors should learn valuation is art, not science | Nils Pratley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nils Pratley on finance Business Sky’s independent directors should learn valuation is art, not science Nils Pratley Rupert Murdoch versus Comcast battle shows board rolled over too cheaply previously The difference between £10.75 and £14.75 a share is enormous. In hard cash terms for Läs mer…

Facebook told to grant grieving mother access to daughter's account

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Germany German court rules parents can inherit contract between a child and a social media site The ruling is a landmark judgment for how social media data is treated after the owner’s death. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images Facebook must grant a grieving mother access Läs mer…

Facebook labels Russian users as ‘interested in treason’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Firm removes category, which affected 65,000 people, from ad tools, following safety fears Facebook said the label was intended to only identify historical treason. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters Facebook’s advertising tools algorithmically labelled 65,000 Russians as interested in treason, potentially putting them at risk Läs mer…

Can Facebook clean up its act?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Facebook The social media giant has assembled a team of experts to spot abuses and protect the company’s reputation. But what do security experts think? Facebook Campus, Menlo Park, California: can the Investigative Operations Team save the company from future embarrassment? Photograph: Läs mer…

What should I do about all the GDPR pop-ups on websites?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ask Jack GDPR Barbara is constantly being interrupted by pop-ups about the new GDPR. Is there anything she can do? ‘We’re suffering from a rash of pop-ups because the GDPR system is new, but this should be temporary.’ Photograph: Paul Viant/Getty Images/Caiaimage Because of Läs mer…

YouTube could escape billions in copyright payouts after EU vote

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; YouTube Lawmakers reject overhaul of rules that aimed to make tech giants share revenues Europe’s broadcasters, publishers and artists such as Paul McCartney back the overhaul of the copyright rules. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA EU lawmakers have voted to reject an overhaul of copyright rules Läs mer…

Facebook patents system that can use your phone's mic to monitor TV habits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise Facebook downplayed the patent, saying it has no plan to use the system in its products. Photograph: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook has patented a system that Läs mer…