Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Lawsuit claims that Facebook provides job ads which allows employers to choose who they want based on their age and sex The ACLU is accusing Facebook of discrimination, saying the company violated federal and state laws prohibiting businesses from excluding women from job Läs mer…

Ofcom to push for regulation of social networks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social media Media regulator’s chief seeks action to prevent online harm Facebook logos on a computer screen in Beijing. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Tech companies such as Facebook and Google could be regulated in the same way as the mobile phone and broadband industry, the Läs mer…

Italian deputy PM threatens 'polluting' press with ad boycott

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy M5S’s Luigi Di Maio could ask state-run companies to stop placing adverts in newspapers Italian newspapers have long been accused of serving the interest of a small elite. Photograph: Gregorio Borgia/AP Italy’s deputy prime minister has threatened to pull advertising by state-run companies Läs mer…

BBC plays down rumours Zoe Ball is to host Radio 2 breakfast show

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news BBC says no decision has yet been taken after Chris Evans announced he will leave show A news report on Monday said Zoe Ball is ‘in advanced negotiations’ to take over the programme but no contract had been signed. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Läs mer…

Tony Hall: regulate video streaming services or risk 'killing off' UK content

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Television industry BBC’s director general seeks action to control firms such us Netflix and Amazon Tony Hall, the BBC’s director general, will also argue that global streaming companies are not investing as much in British productions. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images The BBC’s director general, Läs mer…

Youtube: TV is our fastest-growing market

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; YouTube Broadcasters wary of Google’s platform as TV viewing grows 45% year on year in Europe Geoff Blaber, VP Research, Americas at analyst firm CCS Insight: ‘ They’re a frenemy. The fact is, a consumer’s time, and it doesn’t matter what market, is going Läs mer…

BBC fixes World Cup streaming delay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Online TV Researchers unveil technology that reduces live-streaming lag for online viewers England fans watch the team play Belgium, at the Lord Raglan pub in central London. Photograph: Matt Alexander/PA The BBC has unveiled technology that could eliminate the delay on internet live streams Läs mer…

Breitbart leaks video of Google executives' candid reaction to Trump victory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Video, in which the company’s top brass seek to reassure employees, was characterized by Breitbart as evidence of bias A video of Google’s first all-staff meeting after the 2016 election has been published by Breitbart. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP A video of Google’s Läs mer…

EU copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Intellectual property Legislation opposed by firms like Facebook and Google and groups warning of detrimental consequences for the internet MEPs Axel Voss, (L), and Roberta Metsola, (R), celebrate after the European parliament approved the amended versions of the new directive’s most controversial provisions. Photograph: Läs mer…

Teens Are Over Face-to-Face Communication, Study Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Common Sense surveyed roughly a thousand teenagers about their habits back in 2012, most of them said that their favorite way to communicate with friends was “in person.” Fast forward six years, and face-to-face communication has apparently lost its youthful sheen. Most teens Läs mer…

Battle over EU copyright law heads for showdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology sector Brussels to vote on directive, supported by artists and news agencies, that opponents say could ‘destroy the internet’ Ed Harcourt, Crispin Hunt, Madeleina Kay, Dave Rowntree of Blur, Tom Watson MP and Newton Faulkner protest outside Google’s King’s Cross office last week. Läs mer…

The YouTube stars heading for burnout: ‘The most fun job imaginable became deeply bleak’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; YouTube Why are so many YouTubers finding themselves stressed, lonely and exhausted? YouTuber Matt Lees: ‘Human brains really aren’t designed to be interacting with hundreds of people every day.’ Photograph: David Vintiner for the Guardian When Matt Lees became a full-time YouTuber, he felt Läs mer…

The Tusk supremacy: Donald opens his diary, action movie-style

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Tusk Boom! Informal meeting Salzburg. Boom! Managing Brexit. Bring it on, says the European council president Play Video 1:00 Watch Tusk’s blockbuster-style trailer With the kind of bombast usually reserved for action movie trailers, the president of the European council, Donald Tusk, announced Läs mer…

Are Google search results politically biased? | Jeff Hancock et al

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Technology Are Google search results politically biased? Treating search results as a media source in their own right is a key step in analyzing alleged political bias Donald Trump has claimed that Google’s search results are ‘rigged’ against rightwing sources. Photograph: Alamy Stock Läs mer…