Facebook faces US investigation for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A US agency investigating Facebook for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated its inquiry as “systemic”, meaning it suspects company policies may be contributing to widespread discrimination. Läs mer…

'Facebook has a blind spot': why Spanish-language misinformation is flourishing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the last year, Facebook adjusted some of the most fundamental rules about what gets posted on its platform, halting algorithmic recommendations of political groups, banning lies about vaccines Läs mer…

Alan Rusbridger says Oversight Board will ask to see Facebook's algorithm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s Oversight Board is trying to gain access to the social network’s curation algorithm to understand how it works, according to Alan Rusbridger, the former editor of the Guardian Läs mer…

Taking on the tech giants: the lawyer fighting the power of algorithmic systems

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In July 2019, Cori Crider, a lawyer, investigator and activist, was introduced to a former Facebook employee whose work monitoring graphic content on the world’s largest social media platform Läs mer…

What Facebook's Australia news ban could mean for its future in the US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s dramatic decision last week to block news from being shared to its users in Australia is already seeing global legislative aftershocks and may present new challenges for the Läs mer…

Competition watchdog expects Google and Facebook to strike deal with small publishers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If smaller and regional publishers don’t get a deal under the news media code, the government retains the “trigger” to force Google and Facebook to the negotiating table, competition Läs mer…

Sacha Baron Cohen: 'If you’re protesting against racism, you’re going to upset some racists'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven months ago, Sacha Baron Cohen was in the back of a speeding ambulance. It was an escape car, and he was fleeing a gun rally. The Borat producers Läs mer…

Facebook announces UK trial to tackle climate misinformation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has said it will start labelling misinformation about the climate crisis in a small trial limited to the UK. Labels will be attached to certain posts directing users Läs mer…

Debate rages as Facebook prepares to say whether Trump can return

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook is expected to announce imminently whether it will allow Donald Trump to return to the platform after banning him more than a month ago. The decision will be Läs mer…

Facebook moderators 'told not to discuss working conditions'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has been accused of using nondisclosure agreements to try to build a “wall of secrecy” and prevent its moderators from discussing working conditions with Leo Varadkar, the Irish Läs mer…

'I get better sleep': the people who quit social media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; My memory and recall are alarmingly good – borderline photographic. But when I used Instagram, I found it would short-circuit my recall in an alarming way. I’d be describing Läs mer…