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Russian-backed content may have reached 126 million on Facebook
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 Facebook has reportedly upped its estimate of how much content was produced by Russian-backed actors during the election and how widely that content was seen. According to prepared remarks due to be presented tomorrow b [...]
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Representative asks internet CEOs to explain ‘absurd’ content policies
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 Facebook, Google and Twitter are under great scrutiny lately for their rather inconsistent approaches to moderating content on their platforms, and Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) is the latest to take them to task. [...]
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Social media monitor Brandwatch acquires content marketing platform BuzzSumo
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 Brandwatch, a social media monitoring company, has acquired BuzzSumo, a content marketing and influencer identification platform, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition adds an important arrow into Brandwatch’s q [...]
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Apple and Steven Spielberg are reportedly rebooting ‘Amazing Stories’
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 Between Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, Apple’s original content offerings have been…shaky at best. The company is going to have to score some pretty big deals if it has any hopes of catching up to the l [...]
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Tech giants pressured to auto-flag “illegal” content in Europe
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 Social media giants have again been put on notice that they need to do more to speed up removals of hate speech and other illegal content from their platforms in the European Union. The bloc’s executive body, the [...]
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Google Cloud’s Natural Language API gets content classification and more granular sentiment analysis
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 Google Cloud announced two updates this morning to its Natural Language API. Specifically users will now have access to content classification and entity sentiment analysis. These features are particularly valuable for [...]
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Tech giants told to remove extremist content much faster
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 Tech giants are once again being urged to do more to tackle the spread of online extremism on their platforms. Leaders of the UK, France and Italy are taking time out at a UN summit today to meet with Google, Facebook [...]
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TechCrunch’s Original Content battles evil alongside Amazon’s new version of ‘The Tick’
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 For the latest episode of Original Content, TechCrunch’s podcast covering the latest streaming shows and movies, we checked out Amazon’s new take on The Tick. You may remember the animated show that ran in t [...]
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Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content
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Apple is spending $1 billion to acquire original content, Workday acquires Pattern, Google Home now lets you make free phone calls and Andrew Ng is starting an AI fund. All this on Crunch Report! Read More [...]
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