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Google responds to Trump’s tweet-rage: We didn’t rig search against you!

2018-08-29T03:04:07+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

US President Donald J. Trump is accusing Google of political bias. Trump claims that Google is using its position to suppress the voice of conservatives in its search results. Google issued a statement rejecting Trump's claims. The post Google responds to Trump’s tweet-rage: We didn’t rig search against you! appeared first on Digital Trends. Go [...]

Facebook responds to Myanmar genocide report, bans accounts that reached millions

2018-08-28T03:04:11+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The UN has released a report accusing the military in Myanmar of crimes against humanity -- and Facebook banned 20 people and organizations shortly after. The social network is widely used in the country as a source of news. The post Facebook responds to Myanmar genocide report, bans accounts that reached millions appeared first on [...]

YouTube expands unskippable ads to more creators

2018-08-28T03:04:10+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

More ads, or at least more ads you can't avoid, are coming to YouTube. The company has announced that it is now offering unskippable ads to all content creators who are eligible for video monetization. The post YouTube expands unskippable ads to more creators appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Eric BrackettPowered [...]

College students — Instagram is testing a new feature that’s just for you

2018-08-28T03:04:09+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Instagram is testing a feature that would helps students to connect with others studying at their college. Reminiscent of how parent company Facebook got started, the feature could draw in new 'grammers and build loyalty. The post College students — Instagram is testing a new feature that’s just for you appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

Amazon is paying employees to tweet nice things about its warehouses

2018-08-26T03:05:06+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Amazon employees have taken to Twitter to say nice things about working in the company's fulfillment centers following a series of reports highlighting poor working conditions that some warehouse workers have been exposed to. The post Amazon is paying employees to tweet nice things about its warehouses appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source [...]

Algorithm outperforms humans at spotting fake news

2018-08-25T03:04:10+00:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Researchers have created an A.I. system that can tell the difference between real and fake news — often with better success rates than its human counterparts. Such a system may help filter out articles meant to misinform. The post Algorithm outperforms humans at spotting fake news appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: [...]

MIT, Adobe’s new A.I. could bring one-click background removal, social filters

2018-08-24T03:04:13+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Separating objects from the background is a slow process used in a number of different photo edits. But MIT, Adobe, and Microsoft recently published research that could eventually turn the process into a one-click, easy edit. The post MIT, Adobe’s new A.I. could bring one-click background removal, social filters appeared first on Digital Trends. Go [...]

Spurred by a federal discrimination lawsuit, Facebook is cleaning up ads

2018-08-24T03:04:12+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

HUD has filed an official complaint claiming Facebook's ad targeting options violate housing discrimination laws. Days later, Facebook said it would be removing 5,000 ad-targeting options. The post Spurred by a federal discrimination lawsuit, Facebook is cleaning up ads appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Hillary GrigonisPowered by WPeMatico