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Twitter:
Twitter unveils user safety roadmap through Jan. 2018: expand definitions of non-consensual nudity, update policy around hate, add info for suspended accounts   —  As we said last week, we're updating our approach to make Twitter a safer place.  This won't be a quick or easy fix, but we're committed to getting it right.
Oct 19, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Senate bill on political ads, called the Honest Ads Act, would regulate web firms with 50M+ annual visitors, require copies of ads and info on $500+/year buyers   —  An early look at the Honest Ads Act by Sens. Mark Warner, Amy Klobuchar and John McCain  —  A trio of top Senate lawmakers …
Oct 19, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Facebook says its general counsel, Colin Stretch, will testify before House Intelligence Committee inquiry into Russian meddling on November 1   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling …
Oct 19, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
Interviews reveal how Chinese authorities surveil citizens of its Xinjiang region using AI, iris scanning, and more developed by private firms   —  KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police.  So can inviting too many people to your wedding, or naming your child Muhammad or Medina.
Oct 19, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed:
Twitter took 11 months after being notified by GOP to shut down a fake Twitter account with 136K+ followers run by a Russian troll farm, posing as Tennessee GOP   —  The account was one of hundreds created by Russia's Internet Research Agency and drew 136,000 followers by tweeting divisive messages …
Oct 18, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
A look at Twitter's harassment problem in India, where local language abuse is common and offensive hashtags can appear in the top five trends for hours   —  In Twitter's fastest-growing market, abusive hashtags trend in the top-five spot for hours, local language harassment is common …
Oct 18, 2017, 3:00 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Wired:
Internal email details Twitter's plans to update rules on abuse, including expanding reporting options, hiding hate symbols behind warnings, more   —  WHEN TWITTER COULD take credit for revolutionary political movements like the Arab Spring, it was easy for the company's executives to joke about their liberal stance on free speech.
Oct 17, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Rachel Kaser / The Next Web:
Facebook Live adds screen-sharing feature via a Chrome extension, so users don't need to install 3rd-party streaming software   —  Facebook today added an option to share your screen directly on Facebook Live, thus eliminating the need for other software for many users.
Oct 17, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook's message and respond to journalists   —  As Facebook grapples with the unprecedented crisis that's arisen around its role in the 2016 US presidential election, some of the company's top executives …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Twitter launches new Video Website Card ad format that pairs an autoplay video with a website link, available now to all advertisers worldwide   —  Tapping the ad on mobile will load the brand's web page while continuing to play the video atop it.  —  Twitter's rolling out a way for advertisers …
Oct 17, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context

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