The Creator Of One Of YouTube’s Top Tween Channels Was Arrested For Molesting A Minor. YouTube Is Keeping The Channel Up.
The arrest raises questions about whether YouTube is taking appropriate precautions to ensure its most vulnerable talent isn’t exploited or abused.
It’s a gorgeous piece of technology, but it’s still a total luxury.
Apple's App Store guidelines for developers forbid apps with "content that is offensive, insensitive, upsetting, intended to disgust, or in exceptionally poor taste."
"We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ previous violations."
Google says it's securing its ad platform against foreign meddlers, but for just $35 researchers posing as Russian trolls were able to run political ads without any hurdles.
The president accused Google of rigging search results against him.
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“There is more than one Twitter...but our product today doesn’t allow you to see that.”
Microsoft gave the free speech social network 48 hours to "remove posts that advocate for ‘ritual death by torture’ and the ‘complete eradication’ of all Jews."
Apple tried to explain why it removed Infowars' podcasts, but not its app, which features the same content.
The Infowars app has been downloaded an estimated 93,000 times in the last month and is currently ranked 37th in the App Store's News category, according to Apptopia.
Facebook has faced months of scrutiny for keeping the conspiracy outlet on the site.
The removals are one of the largest crackdowns on conspiratorial news content by technology companies to date.
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President Trump tweeted about the platform "SHADOW BANNING" conservatives. Twitter clarified that a bug was making it impossible to search for specific accounts and the company says it is fixing it.
Jones accused Mueller of participating in child rape and pantomimed shooting the special counsel. Facebook said the rant did not violate its community guidelines.
In a brutally honest note about his departure, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos calls on his colleagues “to intentionally not collect data where possible” and listen to people when they say a feature is “creepy.”
Internal documents show Facebook’s own marketing strategy was influenced by what it learned from its valued customer, the Trump campaign.
Cohen — a consummate troll himself — is a perfect foil to the current political climate of grift and trolling.
Facebook says it knows the truth is messy; what it doesn't know is how to clean up all the fake news it is helping to spread.