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RKN Global on: Tech Companies’ Partnerships with the SPLC

Partnerships can be essential for any company.  Google, Facebook, Twitter and Amazon – four of the biggest technology platforms worldwide – are consulting with a nonprofit organization to help police their platforms for “hate groups and hate speech,” according to an investigation by Daily Caller News Foundation. Facebook works with SPLC to inform its hate […]

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Facebook Advertising For Fake News Fact Checkers

  After a barrage of criticisms and accusations of bias and the never ending controversy over fake news, Facebook has advertised for “news credibility specialists” to fact-check content which appears on its platform. As per the reports of the UK-based publisher The Guardian, Facebook posted the job listings for positions which would be at the […]

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RKN Global on: Join Twitter Before 13? You May Be Blocked

Users who signed up before age 13 could be banned According to Twitter, the ban will apply whether the users added their birth dates to their profiles later or provided their date of birth at the time of signing up. The news site Motherboard reports that Twitter has opted to ban users whose provided birth […]

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Facebook Shuts Down Its ‘Trending News’ Section

    Facebook recently announced that it is shutting down its ‘trending news’ section. Here’s why Facebook will remove its trending section In a blog post, Alex Hardiman, head of news products at Facebook, said the trending topics feature was available in only five countries and had accounted for less than 1.5% of clicks through […]

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Facebook Deletes 583 Million Fake Accounts

Facebook is not just deleting third-party apps, but is shutting down fake accounts as well to fight false news and hate speech. The tech giant published its first ever Community Standards Enforcement Report on May 15 to restore the faith of people in the social media platform. This is how Facebook is combating privacy scandals […]

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