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Facebook condemned for hosting neo-Nazi network with UK links

Tech giant criticised for failing to act after being told two years ago about extremist activity on its platformA white supremacist network with more than 80,000 followers and links to the UK far right, including a student charged with terrorist offences, is being hosted by Facebook and Instagram, putting the world’s largest social media company under fresh pressure to tackle extremism.The network, which includes more than 40 neo-Nazi sites, offers merchandise including NaziSS symbols and sticke...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, UK, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Race, Social Media, UK News, World news, Ukraine, Digital Media, Wisconsin, The far right, Nazi


How to Send a Disappearing 'Fleet' on Twitter

After several months in beta, Twitter’s “Fleets” feature is now rolling out to all iOS and Android users. Despite Twitter marketing Fleets as “disappearing” Tweets, they’re really yet another version of the popular “stories” feature found on most social media platforms (including LinkedIn, for some reason), featuring…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Social Networking, Stories, Lifehacks, Fleets


How to Use Instagram's New Story Archives Map

Instagram stories have a measly 24-hour lifespan—at least publicly. But the app actually keeps a private archive of all your old story posts that you can access at any time and resurrect them as profile “Highlights.” Digging through your entire story post archive to dredge up highlights can be a pain, but Instagram…Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Social Networking, Lifehacks, Data Privacy, Story Posts


Facebook says it rejected 2.2m ads seeking to obstruct voting in US election

Nick Clegg, Facebook vice president, says social media giant also attached false information warnings to 150m postsA total of 2.2m ads on Facebook and Instagram have been rejected and 120,000 posts withdrawn for attempting to “obstruct voting” in the upcoming US presidential election, Facebook’s vice president Nick Clegg has said.In addition, warnings were posted on 150m examples of false information posted online, the former British deputy prime minister told French weekly Journal du Dimanche o...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, US, US politics, Nick Clegg, Journal du Dimanche, Nick Clegg Facebook, US elections 2020


Hands on with Telepath, the social network taking aim at abuse, fake news and, to some extent, ‘free speech’

There’s no doubt that modern social networks have let us down. Filled with hate speech and abuse, moderation and anti-abuse tools were an afterthought they’re now trying to cram in. Meanwhile, personalization engines deliver us only what will keep us engaged, even if it’s not the truth. Today, a number of new social networks are trying to flip the old model on its head — whether that’s attempting to use audio for more personal connections, like Clubhouse, eliminate clout chasing, like Twelv, or,...
Tags: TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Social Networking, Youtube, America, Social Media, Tech, New York Times, Quora, Reddit, Telegraph, Biden, The Washington Post


Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Cyberstalking, body shaming and being sent explicit content among issues highlighted by Plan InternationalMost girls and young women using social media have experienced abuse that has driven them offline and left them traumatised, according to a new global survey.More than half of the 14,000 15- to 25-year-olds interviewed by Plan International said they had been cyberstalked, sent explicit messages and images, or abused online. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Gender, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Women, Social Media, World news, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Global development, Tiktok


Facebook merges Messenger chat service with Instagram

Users will be able to send chats, photos and videos between the two platforms for first timeFacebook Messenger and Instagram have merged, more than 18 months after the Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his intention to integrate the two platforms.Instagram’s old direct messaging service, Instagram Direct, has been replaced by Messenger, allowing users to send chats, photos and videos between the two platforms for the first time. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, World news, Whatsapp


Facebook restricts more than 10,000 QAnon and US militia groups

Move is part of a broad Facebook policy shift toward movements with links to violence such as baseless internet conspiracy QanonFacebook has taken down or restricted more than 10,000 groups, pages and Instagram accounts associated with QAnon, US-based militia groups, and organizations that promote violent acts at protests. The moves are the result of a shift in the company’s policy toward movements with links to violence that do not meet the criteria for an outright ban.Facebook will still allow...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, US, US news, QAnon, QanonFacebook


Facebook and Instagram ban antisemitic conspiracy theories and blackface

Decision comes after criticism of slow response to Wiley’s antisemitic posts Conspiracy theories about Jewish people “controlling the world” are to be explicitly banned from Facebook and Instagram for the first time, after the company announced an update to its content policies on Tuesday.The ban on “certain kinds of implicit hate speech” would also include content depicting blackface, Facebook’s vice-president of integrity, Guy Rosen, said. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Race, Wiley, Antisemitism, Guy Rosen


Revealed: QAnon Facebook groups are growing at a rapid pace around the world

Guardian investigation finds the Facebook communities are gaining followers as Twitter cracks down on QAnon contentNew and established QAnon groups on Facebook are growing at a rapid pace and helping to spread the baseless and dangerous conspiracy theory to new countries around the world, a Guardian investigation has found.The Guardian has documented more than 170 QAnon groups, pages and accounts across Facebook and Instagram with more than 4.5m aggregate followers. The Guardian has also documen...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, World news, US news, The Guardian, Facebook Continue, QAnon, QAnon Facebook


‘This should never have happened’: lawmakers condemn Facebook’s Instagram acquisition – as it happened

Jerry Nadler unimpressed with Mark Zuckerberg’s answer on Instagram deal, while Amazon boss Jeff Bezos accused of hypocrisyBillionaire bosses to feel the heat from CongressUS sees deadliest day of coronavirus summer – live 12.03am BST Antitrust Hearings, a summaryMore than five hours after they commenced, the historic hearings of the biggest tech companies in the world over antitrust concerns have come to an end. Here are some highlights from the long day: 11.44pm BST Whew boy, we are do...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Economics, World news, US news, US politics, Tim Cook, Computing


‘This should never have happened’: lawmakers condemn Facebook’s Instagram acquisition – live

Jerry Nadler unimpressed with Mark Zuckerberg’s answer on Instagram deal, while Amazon boss Jeff Bezos accused of hypocrisyBillionaire bosses to feel the heat from CongressUS sees deadliest day of coronavirus summer – live 9.22pm BST Representative Jerry Nadler addresses the issues Facebook and Google have caused in the media industry. “Facebook and Google have greatly threatened journalism in the United States. Reporters have been fired, local newspapers have been shut down,” he said. “This...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Maryland, Social Networking, Economics, World news, US news, United States, US politics


‘This should never have happened’: lawmakers condemn Facebook’s Instagram merger – live

Jerry Nadler unimpressed with Mark Zuckerberg’s answer on Instagram acquisition, while Amazon boss Jeff Bezos accused of hypocrisyBillionaire bosses to feel the heat from CongressUS sees deadliest day of coronavirus summer – live 8.29pm BST In a strange exchange, yet another congress member has targeted the tech executives over supposed anti-conservative bias. Representative Greg Steube asked Sundar Pichai why his campaign emails are being sorted into the Spam inbox on his parents’ Gmail acc...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Economics, World news, US news, US politics, Tim Cook, Computing


Facebook boycott grows as US activists urge European firms to act

Growing number of companies withdraw advertising over failure to deal with hate and misinformationAn unprecedented boycott of Facebook is moving across the Atlantic, as the coalition of activist groups behind the Stop Hate for Profit campaign have called on companies in the UK and Europe to join in the action.The campaign has already gained the support of more than a thousand brands in the US, including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Ford, some of which have extended their boycotts globally. Now, the c...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Europe, UK, Instagram, Social Networking, Race, Advertising, US, Social Media, Atlantic, Digital Media, Ford, Vaccines and immunisation, Hate Crime, Antisemitism


Facebook to investigate claims its algorithms are discriminatory

‘Equity and inclusion’ teams to be assess Facebook and Instagram algorithms for biasFacebook is launching an investigation into whether its algorithms discriminate against minority ethnic groups, after internal protests forced the company to reassess the possibility that its machine learning systems could have picked up on real-world bias.The company’s new “equity and inclusion” teams will be tasked with assessing the algorithms that govern Instagram and Facebook and making sure they are not bia...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Race, World news


Bella Hadid’s deleted Instagram post shows how Palestinians are silenced | Arwa Mahdawi

The model posted a picture of her father’s passport only for it to be removed. Sometimes asserting your humanity as a Palestinian is portrayed as an act of aggressionIs the word “Palestine” hate speech? Instagram seems to think it may be. The social media platform recently removed a post by the model Bella Hadid celebrating her Palestinian heritage. According to Hadid, Instagram deleted a photo she’d shared of her dad’s US passport, which listed his birthplace as Palestine; Instagram said it vio...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Israel, US, Life and style, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Palestine, Arwa Mahdawi, Hadid, Bella Hadid, Hadid Instagram


Exclusive: Viber severs ties with Facebook in growing boycott

Service adds to firms shunning Facebook over refusal to act against Donald Trump posts Messaging service Viber, the fifth biggest with more than a billion users around the world, is severing all ties to Facebook, as part of a growing boycott of the company by commercial partners. The campaign, initially started in the US after Facebook’s refusal to take action against posts from Donald Trump which critics said incited violence, has now grown to become an international movement. Continue reading....
Tags: Facebook, Business, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Advertising, US, Social Media, World news, US news, Viber, Digital Media, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement


Ben & Jerry's joins Facebook advertising boycott over racism

Ice-cream maker will suspend paid ads on Facebook and Instagram in US over inaction on hate speechBen & Jerry’s has become the latest business to join a growing number pulling advertising from Facebook over the platform’s failure to do more to remove hate speech.The ice-cream maker, which is owned by the Anglo-Dutch group Unilever, will pause all paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram in the US. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Race, Advertising, US, Unilever, World news, US news, Ben, Jerry


Embarrassing teenage posts on Facebook? Now you can delete them

Firm that said privacy no longer a ‘social norm’ rolls out tool to delete or archive Facebook users no longer need to worry about their teenage posts coming back to haunt them in later life, thanks to a new tool for deleting hundreds or thousands of posts at once.The “manage activity” feature, available now on Facebook’s mobile apps, lets users search for and remove posts from a particular time, mentioning a particular person, or within a range of dates.  Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Technology, Media, Instagram, Privacy, Social Networking, Internet, Society, World news


Most online grooming offences in UK committed on Facebook-owned apps

Data shows 55% of offences where the means of communication was given involved firm’s appsMore than half of online grooming offences recorded under a law that made it illegal to send sexual messages to children were committed on Facebook-owned apps, figures reveal.The data, obtained by the NSPCC under freedom of information laws, show 10,019 offences of sexual communication with a child were recorded since the legislation was introduced in April 2017. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Technology, Instagram, Privacy, Social Networking, Children, Social Media, Society, Whatsapp, Child protection, Social Care, NSPCC


How to Watch Instagram Live Feeds on Your Computer or Television

Now that we’re all spending a lot more time inside, we’ve got a lot more time to watch live content—and there’s suddenly a lot more live content to watch, especially on Instagram. Watching videos on your phone, however, isn’t always an ideal experience. But you can actually watch those Instagram Live videos from your…Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Social Networking, Social Networks, Lifehacks


British American Tobacco circumventing ad ban, experts say

BAT seems to be running accounts to promote e-cigarettes after crackdown on hiring influencers British American Tobacco (BAT) is marketing e-cigarettes and heated cigarettes with pictures of attractive models and using hashtags such as “I dare you to try it”, despite a crackdown last year after it paid social media influencers to promote its products.BAT had come under fire after hiring young models to sell its products despite having an explicit policy banning under-25s from appearing in advert...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Technology, Instagram, Smoking, Social Networking, Advertising, Social Media, UK News, Tobacco industry, E-cigarettes, British American Tobacco, British American Tobacco BAT


Russian-led troll network based in west Africa uncovered

Fake Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts seemed to aim to inflame divides in USA newly discovered Russian-led network of professional trolls was being outsourced to Ghanaian and Nigerian operatives, according to Facebook and Twitter, who removed the network’s accounts on Thursday.The network was small: just 49 Facebook accounts, 85 Instagram accounts and 71 Twitter accounts in question. But it marks the first time that a Russian information operation targeting the US has been found to be ru...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Russia, Africa, US, Social Media, Linkedin, World news, Coronavirus outbreak, Fake Facebook Instagram


Facebook uncovers Russian-led troll network based in west Africa

Operatives in Nigeria and Ghana warned Apprentice TV star Alan Sugar to ‘be careful’ of the virusA newly discovered Russian-led network of professional trolls was being outsourced to Ghanaian and Nigerian operatives, according to Facebook and Twitter, who removed the network’s accounts on Thursday.The network was small: just 49 Facebook accounts, 85 instagram accounts and 71 Twitter accounts in question. But it marks the first time that a Russian information operation targeting the US has been f...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Russia, Nigeria, Africa, US, Social Media, Linkedin, World news, Alan Sugar, Ghana, Coronavirus outbreak, Apprentice TV


Nando's-inspired sex slang used by girls as young as 10

Data based on texts of 50,000 children suggests ‘peri peri’ and ‘coleslaw’ not as innocent as parents may thinkIf a child texts about enjoying “peri peri” or “coleslaw”, parents may be unnerved to discover they might not be talking about a family meal out.An internet safety service that has monitored the online interactions of more than 50,000 children has discovered that girls as young as 10 are using code words drawn from the Nando’s restaurant menu to obscure explicit sexual conversations. Co...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Social Media, Society, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Young People, Internet Safety, Nando, Nando 's


Nandos-inspired sex slang used by girls as young as 10

Data based on texts of 50,000 children suggests ‘peri peri’ and ‘coleslaw’ not as innocent as parents may thinkIf a child texts about enjoying “peri peri” or “coleslaw”, parents may be unnerved to discover they might not be talking about a family meal out.An internet safety service which has monitored the online interactions of over 50,000 children has discovered that girls as young as 10 are using code words drawn from the Nando’s restaurant menu to obscure explicit sexual conversations. Contin...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Social Media, Society, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Internet Safety, Nandos, Nando 's


Andreessen Horowitz has backed Run The World, a startup with a timely offering: live online events

Every day, there’s another event-related cancellation owing to concern around the coronavirus. Just today Microsoft announced it will not have a presence at the Game Developers Conference in mid-March “out of an abundance of caution.” Facebook also said today that it is canceling its annual F8 conference scheduled for May over coronavirus-outbreak concerns. The last is a particularly big deal. F8 is by far the largest event that Facebook hosts every year, so it’s little wonder that it plans to h...
Tags: TC, Mobile, Facebook, Video, Instagram, Microsoft, Social Networking, Stanford, China, Events, Tech, Taiwan, World, Chicago, Dubai, Venture Capital


Mike Bloomberg’s campaign is polluting the internet

From doctored videos to fake quotes, the presidential candidate is muddying the water online – and it’s workingIf a dumpster is already on fire, is there any harm in throwing some more trash into it?Mike Bloomberg’s campaign has spent the last month unapologetically performing the digital equivalent of dumping buckets of fresh garbage into the trash fire that is internet discourse in 2020, apparently with little or no concern for the toxic side effects. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Bloomberg, US news, Mike Bloomberg, US elections 2020


Bloomberg debate video sparks new concern over social media disinformation

‘Tongue-in-cheek’ clip falsely suggesting candidate silenced his rivals will not be removed from InstagramA heavily edited video of Mike Bloomberg’s performance at Wednesday’s democratic debate in Nevada has prompted fresh questions about disinformation policies on social media platforms.The video posted by the Bloomberg campaign to Instagram on Thursday paints a flattering portrait of the former New York mayor’s widely panned debate performance, showing Bloomberg’s Democratic rivals responding ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, New York, Instagram, Social Networking, Social Media, Bloomberg, US news, Nevada, Mike Bloomberg, US elections 2020


Don’t cross the line between saving memories for yourself and ruining them for others

Some people like capturing candid moments hoping to take some artistic and meaningful shots. Others want to preserve precious memories, so they grab their camera or phone during the very creation of those memories. And yet others are “doing it for the Gram,” shooting every single moment of their lives. I have nothing against either […] The post Don’t cross the line between saving memories for yourself and ruining them for others appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Privacy, Social Networking, Inspiration, Social Media, Photographers, Moments, Social Network, Everyday, Amateur Photographer



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