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"What will the internet look like in 10 years? One answer is the “metaverse.” At least, this is what Facebook, Microsoft, and a handful of other tech companies are saying. It’s not exactly a new idea. The dream of an immersive, embodied _...Read More_
"What will the internet look like in 10 years? One answer is the “metaverse.” At least, this is what Facebook, Microsoft, and a handful of other tech companies are saying. It’s not exactly a new idea. The dream of an immersive, embodied _...Read More_
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"Rafael Flores, the strategic programs manager, and Anna Brümmer, the communications manager, shared similar messages on the professional networking website. Based on comments, it appears Open Arts also let go of Jennie Lamensdorf, _...Read More_
"Rafael Flores, the strategic programs manager, and Anna Brümmer, the communications manager, shared similar messages on the professional networking website. Based on comments, it appears Open Arts also let go of Jennie Lamensdorf, _...Read More_
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"This incident inspired a journalism professor named Jean-Hugues Roy, at the University of Quebec in Montreal, to conduct an experiment. Roy, who had long been concerned about Facebook’s relationship to journalism, imagined that the same _...Read More_
"This incident inspired a journalism professor named Jean-Hugues Roy, at the University of Quebec in Montreal, to conduct an experiment. Roy, who had long been concerned about Facebook’s relationship to journalism, imagined that the same _...Read More_
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“Facebook is trying to copy TikTok, but this strategy may well signal the end of these legacy platforms.”
“Facebook is trying to copy TikTok, but this strategy may well signal the end of these legacy platforms.”
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“Yes, you can take some control back from the algorithms in these and other social media accounts.”
“Yes, you can take some control back from the algorithms in these and other social media accounts.”
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"Social media platforms are not only creating echo chambers, propagating falsehoods, and facilitating the circulation of extremist ideas. Previous media innovations, dating back at least to the printing press, did that, too, but none of _...Read More_
"Social media platforms are not only creating echo chambers, propagating falsehoods, and facilitating the circulation of extremist ideas. Previous media innovations, dating back at least to the printing press, did that, too, but none of _...Read More_
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“Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations. Do we want what the machines tell us we want?”
“Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations. Do we want what the machines tell us we want?”
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"Earlier this Summer, The Culture Journalist’s Emilie Friedlander and independent journalist Joy Crane published a 10,000-word investigation about a self-proclaimed “cult” that emerged out of the irony-obsessed Weird Facebook scene of the _...Read More_
"Earlier this Summer, The Culture Journalist’s Emilie Friedlander and independent journalist Joy Crane published a 10,000-word investigation about a self-proclaimed “cult” that emerged out of the irony-obsessed Weird Facebook scene of the _...Read More_
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“Well-meaning messages meant to keep teens safe can backfire. The key is to focus on judgment and agency, not rigid rules for screen time.”
“Well-meaning messages meant to keep teens safe can backfire. The key is to focus on judgment and agency, not rigid rules for screen time.”
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"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
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"The bot also appears to have become a supporter of former US president Donald Trump, arguing in a chat with The Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz that the Don is still the rightful president and that he'll go on to start his third term in _...Read More_
"The bot also appears to have become a supporter of former US president Donald Trump, arguing in a chat with The Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz that the Don is still the rightful president and that he'll go on to start his third term in _...Read More_
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“The chat between a teen and her mom about an alleged abortion helped police build their case. Default end-to-end encryption would help others avoid their fate.”
“The chat between a teen and her mom about an alleged abortion helped police build their case. Default end-to-end encryption would help others avoid their fate.”
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"The state also alleges that the alleged abortion itself was illegal, because it was performed after the 20-week abortion ban the state had at the time, and was not performed by a physician, which was required by the state at the time."
"The state also alleges that the alleged abortion itself was illegal, because it was performed after the 20-week abortion ban the state had at the time, and was not performed by a physician, which was required by the state at the time."
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“BlenderBot 3 learns by chatting with you and tries to ignore the trolls. Like so many of us, it’s very much a work in progress.”
“BlenderBot 3 learns by chatting with you and tries to ignore the trolls. Like so many of us, it’s very much a work in progress.”
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"The fact-checker is Politifact, a fact-checking website run by the Poynter Institute. Politifact is an official third-party fact-checking apparatus for Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram."
"The fact-checker is Politifact, a fact-checking website run by the Poynter Institute. Politifact is an official third-party fact-checking apparatus for Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram."