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Two key executives quit Facebook

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Chief Product Officer Chris *** who has been with the company since 2005 and is a top aide to CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his departure from Facebook. Recently, *** was in charge of managing services like Instagram and Messenger. The other executive... ...

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand shooting, but questions remain

03.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We already knew that Facebook moved quickly on Thursday to stop videos of the New Zealand mass shooting from spreading, but now we have some actual numbers. In a public statement and identical series of tweets dispensed by Facebook Newsroom, the comp... ...

This YC-backed startup preps Chinese students for US data jobs

In recent years, data analysts have gone from optional to a career that holds great promise, but demand for quantitative skills applied in business decisions has raced ahead of supply as college curriculum often lags behind the fast-changing workplace. CareerTu, a New York-based startup launched by a former marketing manager at Amazon, aims to close ...

Facebook’s News Feed changes were supposed to make us feel good. It’s not working.

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

More than a year after Facebook changed its News Feed algorithm to make us feel better, new data suggests we're still sharing the same old garbage as before.  NewsWhip, an analytics company that tracks how content spreads across Facebook, put ou... ...

Daily Crunch: Social media struggles with shooting tragedy

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Videos of shooting tragedy in New Zealand continue resurfacing on social media Earlier today there was a horrendous mass mosque shooting ...

Facebook claims its new AI technology can automatically detect revenge ****

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook is ramping up its fight against revenge ****. On Friday, the company announced the launch of its new AI technology that it says can proactively detect “near-****” images and video shared without consent. Facebook says that with t... ...

Facebook says its new AI technology can detect ‘revenge ****’

Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence-powered tool that it says will help the social network detect revenge **** — the nonconsensually shared intimate images that, when posted online, can have devastating consequences for those who appear in the photos. The technology will leverage both AI and machine learning techniques to proactively detect near-**** ...

Videos of shooting tragedy in New Zealand continue resurfacing on social media

This is a tragedy that doesn’t deserve a snappy lede, but it is one that needs to be highlighted because tech companies should be held to account. Earlier today, there was a horrendous mass mosque shooting in New Zealand that killed 49 people — and because this is 2019, social media was used by the ...

Apple ad focuses on iPhone’s most marketable feature — privacy

Apple is airing a new ad spot focused on privacy today in primetime. The spot is visually cued, with no dialog and a simple tagline: Privacy. That’s iPhone. In a series of humorous vignettes, the message is driven home that sometimes you just want a little privacy. The spot has only one line of text ...