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Spitting Image creator speaks out after series is pulled from US TV broadcast

‘In America there’s a superficial politeness to this country of people who’ve all got guns,’ said Roger Law Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/spitting-image-nbc-roger-law-britbox-election-trump-b1391900.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Facebook’s QAnon debunk initiative glitches, accidentally sends users to conspiracy theory information

<p>Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok have all also taken action against QAnon</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/facebook-qanon-ban-glitch-b1221683.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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TikTok is back in Pakistan following ban due to ‘unlawful content’

Pakistan is removing its ban on TikTok, albeit with conditions. The country’s Telecommunication Authority has cleared the social video app after TikTok promised it would…

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Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the…

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Former Facebook employee exposes its inability to stop misinformation

A 6,600-word memo written by fired Facebook data scientist Sophie Zhang shows how widespread political misinformation campaigns are on the platform — and how little…

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China is censoring Hollywood’s imagination

China’s economic carrots and sticks are putting pressure on Hollywood to produce films that might soar in the country’s box office — and avoid those…

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Covid Is Accelerating a Global Censorship Crisis

Autocracies and democracies alike are suppressing information within their borders, which will affect public health and security around the world. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-covid-is-accelerating-a-global-censorship-crisis/ Proactive Computing found…

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Twitter removes video Eric Trump tweeted

Twitter has yanked a video that Eric Trump tweeted on Wednesday night, citing copyright violations. The video showed the faces of President Donald Trump and…

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YouTube removes record number of videos as human moderators replaced by AI

YouTube’s automated filters were less reliable than human moderators, but the company ‘accepted a lower level of accuracy; to ensure harmful content was removed Source:…

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Facebook has removed 7 million posts for coronavirus misinformation

If it seems like there’s a lot of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic on Facebook, that’s because there is: Between April and June, the social…

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Google will ban coronavirus conspiracy ads to fight misinformation

Google is amping up its fight against coronavirus—related misinformation by banning ads that “[contradict] authoritative scientific consensus” about the pandemic. That means websites and apps…

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Facebook removes accounts linked to disgraced former Trump adviser Roger Stone

Several pages commented on posts from others in the network ‘to make it appear more popular than it is’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/facebook-removes-accounts-linked-to-disgraced-former-trump-adviser-roger-stone-a9609121.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Conservatives flock to a free speech social media app — which has started banning liberal users

Many of Parler’s users have voiced their disapproval of how mainstream platforms such as Facebook and Twitter moderate content. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/conservatives-flock-free-speech-social-media-app-which-has-started-n1232844 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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YouTube bans David Duke, Richard Spencer and other white nationalist accounts

YouTube just took action against a collection of controversial figures synonymous with race-based hate, kicking six major channels off its platform for violating its rules….

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Twitch suspends Donald Trump’s account as Reddit bans his supporters community

On the same day streaming platform Twitch suspended Donald Trump’s account for violating their hateful conduct policy and social networking site Reddit banned its largest…

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The Golden Girls: Hulu removes episode of US sitcom over blackface joke

Several TV shows and films have been removed, edited or had warnings added over their use of blackface Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/golden-girls-blackface-hulu-removed-us-sitcom-a9589701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Twitch bans Dr Disrespect over violation of community guidelines

Twitch has banned the account of Guy Beahm, known online as Dr Disrespect, after he violated the site’s community guidelines or terms of service. Dr…

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Facebook bends the knee, agrees to censor Trump ads after mass advertiser boycott

Facebook will change its policies to ban “hate speech” in advertisements on the platform, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced, after activists brigaded a number of major…

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Trump ads removed from Facebook for 'violating our policy against organized hate'

Dozens of ads using Nazi symbol for political opponents remained online for more than a day before Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/trump-ad-facebook-remove-hate-policy-2020-election-a9574146.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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US bodies explain why Twitch is suddenly getting takedowns

We’ve been writing about Twitch’s copyright-takedowns problem this month: a barrage of retrospective claims for past music use in videos archived on Amazon’s service, followed by news…

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Instagram says racist posts could be left online longer due to coronavirus disruption

Facebook-owned company blames pandemic for delays in dealing with hateful content Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/instagram-racist-posts-photos-coronavirus-lockdown-facebook-a9568341.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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