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Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
Study by Equality Labs into Facebook's content moderation in India finds it failed to delete hundreds of posts targeting minorities despite flagging   —  TUNIS, Tunisia — Facebook failed to delete hundreds of memes, images, and posts targeting caste, LGBT, and religious minorities in India …
Jun 13, 2019, 4:15 AM - In context

Brianna Sacks / BuzzFeed News:
Pinterest has banned anti-abortion group Live Action for “misinformation related to conspiracies and anti-vaccination advice”   —  Pinterest has permanently banned Live Action, the influential anti-abortion group that published videos claiming Planned Parenthood harvested …
Jun 11, 2019, 8:50 PM - In context

Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed News:
Two reporters laid off from BuzzFeed and HuffPost form an advocacy group, the Save Journalism Project, to raise awareness about big tech's damage to journalism   —  Two prominent reporters who were recently laid off from digital media outlets are forming a new advocacy group to raise awareness …
Jun 4, 2019, 3:30 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
As Twitter tests an increased ad load, users report a higher number of spammy or malicious promoted tweets   —  Twitter is running a test that has increased the number of promoted tweets showing up in people's timelines — and it has resulted in a range of user complaints about their new prevalence …
May 23, 2019, 3:20 PM - In context

Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed News:
A 14-year-old girl with 800,000 YouTube followers is sharing far-right content, highlighting how the platform can push kids to extremism as they build audiences   —  “Soph” has nearly a million followers on the giant video platform.  The site's executives only have themselves to blame.
May 14, 2019, 5:45 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Research group identifies disinformation campaign that published 135 articles on sites impersonating media outlets or on sites where users can post content   —  An ambitious online disinformation campaign that impersonated major media outlets, used fake Twitter accounts to spread false articles …
May 14, 2019, 9:45 AM - In context

Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed News:
Profile of Katie McHugh, a writer with white nationalist ties who was fired in 2017 from Breitbart News and who now warns against the alt-right   —  If you remember Katie McHugh, it's probably because of the tweets.  —  A short selection: “British settlers built the USA.
May 2, 2019, 12:15 AM - In context

Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed News:
Source: Sophie Schmidt, Eric Schmidt's daughter, plans a nonprofit site about tech effects on the non-Western world and has hired media strategist Amy O'Leary   —  Sophie Schmidt, a tech industry veteran and the daughter of Eric Schmidt, the former Google and Alphabet executive chair …
May 1, 2019, 2:55 PM - In context

Ben Smith / BuzzFeed News:
The relationships between some political candidates and their supporters can resemble social media fandoms, making media vetting less relevant   —  If you covered American politics between 1976 and 2012, you developed a sense of the rhythm of a party primary: A big field of candidates would rise …
Apr 30, 2019, 1:40 AM - In context

Despite reporting that it expects a $3B-$5B fine from the FTC, Facebook's stock is up ~8% after hours, adding ~$40B to its market cap   —  Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices.  All good here, say investors.
Apr 24, 2019, 6:35 PM - In context




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