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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Internal docs and sources describe how Facebook educates moderators about political issues and potential “PR fires” that are particular to different elections   —  Internal Facebook documents obtained by Motherboard show specific steps and strategies taken by the company …
Jan 28, 2019, 2:15 PM - In context

Sinclair Target / Motherboard:
A look back at the evolution of RSS and why it lost out to centralized information silos on the web controlled by corporations, despite being an open format   —  Before the internet was consolidated into centralized information silos, RSS imagined a better way to let users control their online personas.
Jan 13, 2019, 2:35 PM - In context

Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
A look at the tough anti-piracy approach taken by powerful companies in Canada, who are suing TVAddons, a site hosting unofficial apps for the Kodi media player   —  Adam Lackman ran TVAddons, a site hosting unofficial addons for Kodi media player.  A legal team representing powerful telecom …
Oct 28, 2018, 7:55 PM - In context

Karl Bode / Motherboard:
Report: after years of steady decline, BitTorrent usage is once again growing, thanks to the fragmentation of streaming services with exclusive content   —  BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.
Oct 3, 2018, 7:55 AM - In context

Samantha Cole / Motherboard:
Wikipedia editors have voted to classify Breitbart as an unreliable reference for facts and decided that Infowars should be generally prohibited as a source   —  Alex Jones' InfoWars and the far-right media outlet Breitbart can't be used as a source of fact in Wikipedia articles anymore, “due to its unreliability.”
Oct 2, 2018, 7:55 PM - In context

Former Facebook content moderator sues the company for allegedly failing to protect her and others as they viewed violent videos and images, says it led to PTSD   —  In the class action lawsuit, the woman says that thousands of content moderators are subjected to “highly toxic” content as part of the job.
Sep 26, 2018, 5:00 AM - In context

Facebook says it is reviewing its policies on white supremacy, white nationalism, and white separatism after a backlash from civil rights groups   —  “Facebook ignores centuries of history, legal precedent, and expert scholarship that all establish that white nationalism and white separatism are white supremacy."
Sep 21, 2018, 7:15 AM - In context

Daniel Oberhaus / Motherboard:
Two cryptographers have run a blockchain timestamping hash once a week in the New York Times classified section since 1995   —  This really gives a new meaning to the “paper of record.”  —  The first time I heard about blockchains was at a party where a friend of mine spent the night talking …
Aug 28, 2018, 5:05 PM - In context

Leaked docs and sources describe Facebook's content moderation apparatus and the logistics of trying to moderate billions of posts a week in 100+ languages   —  Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook's biggest challenge.
Aug 23, 2018, 1:50 PM - In context

Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Activist releases 11K+ private WikiLeaks DMs showing antisemitic and transphobic messages and how WikiLeaks would coordinate smear campaigns against rivals   —  Emma Best, a freedom of information activist, has published a large cache of Twitter direct messages between Wikileaks …
Jul 30, 2018, 3:20 PM - In context

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