reader comments 49 with 37 posters participating Share this story China’s ability to influence American politics by manipulating social media platforms has been a topic of much scrutiny ahead of the midterm elections, and this week has marked some progress toward mitigating risks on some of the most popular US platforms. US President Joe Biden ..
reader comments 42 with 37 posters participating Share this story After Apple updated its privacy rules in 2021 to easily allow iOS users to opt out of all tracking by third-party apps, so many people opted out that the Electronic Frontier Foundation reported that Meta lost $10 billion in revenue over the next year. Meta’s ..
reader comments 65 with 54 posters participating Share this story Several years after Facebook-owner Meta acquired WhatsApp and Instagram, the Federal Trade Commission launched an antitrust lawsuit that claimed that through these acquisitions, Meta had become a monopoly. A titan wielding enormous fortune over smaller companies, the FTC said Meta began buying or burying competitors ..
Enlarge / The PyTorch logo on a fancy gradient. PyTorch Foundation reader comments 18 with 15 posters participating Share this story Meta AI announced today that the governance of PyTorch, a popular open source deep learning framework, has moved to an independent organization called the PyTorch Foundation. It will operate as part of the nonprofit ..
reader comments 142 with 94 posters participating Share this story Both Google and Meta have taken steps to start paying US publishers for aggregating their news content, but neither tech giant has yet found a perfect solution that would fairly compensate publishers and potentially help combat the mass shuttering of newsrooms across America. The Wall ..
Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg discusses Meta’s VR ambitions on The Joe Rogan Experience. reader comments 63 with 50 posters participating Share this story Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has publicly pinned a launch window for the company’s next major VR headset. In an interview on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Zuckerberg said the device is coming ..
reader comments 428 with 150 posters participating Share this story Yesterday, the anti-vaccine group the Children’s Health Defense celebrated the spread of poliovirus in New York, mocking health officials spreading awareness that polio is vaccine-preventable. Today, CHD reports that the group was also permanently banned from Facebook and Instagram yesterday. A screenshot of Meta’s notification ..
reader comments 38 with 31 posters participating Share this story As TikTok’s popularity and earnings soar, the company has decided to crack down on political content creators—sometimes with thousands of followers—who violate the app’s policies against paid political ads. TikTok says it has been aware of the problem since 2020, but it became an issue of ..
reader comments 114 with 75 posters participating Share this story To help combat caste-based discrimination, the Indian government saves spots at the best Indian universities for lower-caste students, who often take that opportunity and turn it into a tech job in Silicon Valley. In the US, discrimination laws don’t specifically protect citizens based on caste, ..
La domanda più difficile cui rispondere è cos’è in realtà di metaverso? Una questione complessa anche per Meta, che in poche parole definisce il metaverso come la prossima piattaforma informatica…un futuro che semplicemente va oltre ciò che rientra all’interno di uno schermo che ti sta in mano. Metaverso, la prossima versione di Internet Questa definizione ..