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Dolly Parton is to thank for that ‘LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Tinder’ meme

01.24.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

A profile picture can help set the tone of an entire social media page, which is why Dolly Parton wants to make sure we all choose our images wisely. On Tuesday, the iconic singer, songwriter, and actress shared four photos of herself taken throughou... ...

Arizona HOA threatens residents with fines for posting critical comments about its board

The Homeowners' Association in Val Vista Lakes -- a private community in Gilbert, Arizona -- has threatened at least 11 residents with fines of $250 each if they do not delete Facebook posts that are critical of the HOA and its board, thereby demonstrating the case for criticizing the HOA and its board.

The controversial posts ...

Google spent ~$150 million on US lobbying over last decade, followed by Facebook at ~$81M, Amazon almost $80M: Federal filings

'Federal disclosures filed late Tuesday reveal Amazon and Facebook each spent roughly $17 million to battle back Washington in 2019' ...

Forensics team accuses Prince Bone Saw of hacking Jeff Bezos’s phone to obtain kompromat and force Washington Post silence on Khashoggi

When Jeff Bezos accused the National Enquirer of blackmailing him over personal messages he sent to his lover while married to his then-wife, many pointed the finger at his lover's brother, noted ******* Michael Sanchez, suggesting Sanchez received $200,000 from the Enquirer for stealing the data from his sister's phone -- but Bezos's ...

India likely to force Facebook, WhatsApp to identify the originator of messages

New Delhi is inching closer to recommending regulations that would require social media companies and instant messaging app providers operating in the nation to help law enforcement agencies identify users who have posted content — or sent messages — it deems questionable, two people familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. India will submit the suggested ...

Facebook speeds up AI training by culling the weak

Training an artificial intelligence agent to do something like navigate a complex 3D world is computationally expensive and time-consuming. In order to better create these potentially useful systems, Facebook engineers derived huge efficiency benefits from, essentially, leaving the slowest of the pack behind. It’s part of the company’s new focus on “embodied AI,” meaning machine ...

Facebook apologetic after a ‘technical issue’ calls China’s leader ‘Mr. ********’

01.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

More like Egg-On-Your-Facebook, amirite? Facebook is striking an apologetic tone after Burmese text posted on the website showed Chinese President Xi Jinping's name as "Mr. ********" in an English translation. The social network is blaming the error ... ...

Deepfakes are getting easier to make and the internet’s just not ready

01.17.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

One of the coolest videos I’ve seen in the past year is a YouTube clip from The Late Show with David Letterman featuring actor and comedian Bill Hader.  Or... was that actually Tom Cruise? It's hard to tell sometimes because they keep sea... ...

Biden says Section 230 tech liability shield should end for Facebook, Zuckerberg should be subject to civil liability

Former Vice President and current 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says U.S. Section 230 should be immediately revoked for Facebook and other social media platforms, and that Mark Zuckerberg should be submitted to civil liability.

He made the comments in a question-and-answer sessions with the New York Times.

Here's a long excerpt but a ...