How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem

How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem: experts pitch their ideas How to solve Facebook’s fake news – A cadre of technologists, academics and media experts are thinking up solutions, from hiring human editors, to crowdsourcing or creating algorithms The impact of How to solve Facebook’s fake news, propaganda and misinformation has been widely scrutinized since … Read more

How would Salesforce, Google and Disney benefit from buying Twitter?

Google and Disney   Google and Disney – Each rumored sale would have advantages except ABC News-owner Disney, which poses the risk of causing competitors to refrain from using the platform Twitter is being sold to Disney. No, Microsoft. No, Salesforce. No, Alphabet. The troubled, often controversial microblogging service is suddenly the prettiest tech company … Read more

Facebook v Adblock: the anti-ad empire strikes back

Facebook v Adblock Facebook v Adblock – Facebook thought it had thwarted ad-blockers on its network. Facebook was wrong Two days ago, Facebook announced it had implemented changes to its site that would thwart ad blockers. Users who wanted to enjoy the worlds largest social network would continue to pay by seeing ads keyed to … Read more

Twitter accused of supporting Isis

San Francisco judge dismisses suit accusing Twitter of supporting Isis The family of two men shot and killed in Jordan claimed Twitter contributed to their deaths by allowing Isis to sign up for and use Twitter accounts A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State group. … Read more

Blockchain: the answer to life

Blockchain: the answer to life, the universe and everything? Bitcoin hasnt lived up to the salvation rhetoric, but the digital engine behind the currency may be about to change the world Have you heard the good news? The blockchain is here and its going to save everything. If you arent tied to the tech community, … Read more