ROXXANE is a new technology funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 project to track hate speech, propoganda, political extremism and organised crime.
There aren’t many companies that can say they’ve poured hundreds of millions into journalism in the last few years. Facebook has — $600 million over since 2018 — and it is promising another $1 billion in the next three years.
Researchers randomly assigned 154 people aged 18 to 72 who reported using social media every day to one of two groups. The results the study found was that avoiding social media for just one week cuts down on depression.
The early internet era was full of optimism about the future of the technological society. Techno-utopians naively hoped that a society running on the so-called ‘information superhighway’ would be armed with facts, and civic life would evolve past the tired dialectic of partisan politics.
In a remote Zoom call, Biden’s new disinformation board director, Nina Jankowicz said she wants the power to edit your tweets in the same way as Wikipedia.
Parler CEO John Matze has gone into hiding with his family after receiving death threats, according to a new court filing.
A crowdsourced question Elon Musk asked shows how fake Twitter user data is, saying that almost 20% of the total users are fake.
Meta used power in a way that threatened public safety during fire season and in the midst of a global pandemic in order to coerce the Australian Parliament. They deliberately shut down major Facebook accounts just to strong-arm the Australian government.
The Attorney General of the NATO member state of Czechia, Igor Stríž stated in a press release that the country wants to send you to jail for 3 years if you support Russia on social media.
As per sources, Elon Musk is planning to collect a premium when a third-party website wishes to cite or incorporate a tweet from verified users or groups in order to monetize tweets and generate revenue.