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79% Google unveiled new technology that lets publishers create visual-oriented stories in a mobile-friendly format similar to the style popularized by Snapchat and Instagram.Starting Tuesday, publishers will be able to try out a developer preview of AMP stories, which feature swipeable slides of text, photos, graphics and videos, Google announced in a blog post.
68% PLC is threatening to pull back its advertising from popular tech platforms, including YouTube and Facebook Inc., if they don’t do more to combat the spread of fake news, hate speech and divisive content.
Media titan urges Facebook to pay publishers fees similar to those cable distributors pay to TV channels, if it’s serious about promoting ‘trusted content’ Jan.22, 2018 4:00 p.
As part of moves to ease advertisers’ worries, reviewers will watch every second of video in the Google unit’s curated lineup of top content Updated Jan.16, 2018 6:39 p.
Social-media platforms face fines of up to $60 million if they fail to delete illegal content such as neo-Nazi propaganda and calls to violence Updated Jan.ET BERLIN—Germany has gone live with one of the most onerous laws aimed at forcing Facebook Inc.
Content moderators for tech giants like Facebook and YouTube reveal what it's like to sift through some of the most disturbing material on the internet
Adam Berry/Getty ImagesPeople who are hired to sift through online postings that have been flagged on platforms like Facebook and YouTube say the job takes a tremendous psychological toll.The moderators are frequently tasked with watching disturbing video and images of child sexual abuse, violence, animal cruelty, and more.
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In an interview at the Web Summit trade show in Lisbon, Reddit co-founder and Chief Executive Steve Huffman said the violent clashes between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville, Va.A rallygoer plowed his car into a crowd of people demonstrating against the white nationalists, killing one woman and injuring 19 people.
Proposal to tighten origin requirements for auto parts threatens to upend supply chains in Mexico Nov.9, 2017 7:00 a.
Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Effort is meant to stake claim to young audience unattracted by traditional media Oct.17, 2017 12:01 a.
5, 2017 10:01 p.ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s chief trade negotiator plans to propose significant changes to a central aspect of the North American Free Trade Agreement, in a bid to force auto factories in Mexico to move back to the U.
Move is a gamble that subscribers will stay with video-streaming company amid a surge in competition Updated Oct.is raising prices for its streaming-video services in the U.
Tencent, Baidu, Weibo are hit with maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law Updated Sept.25, 2017 1:12 p.
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The future of two recently completed big budget Hollywood films are in doubt today after their content was judged to be too close to yesterday's events in New York and Washington.The film's title refers to innocent people who lose their lives as the result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
This is the beginning of the off season, which means no big, stupid, effects-heavy releases for at least a few weeks.Imagine the dialogue: "I'm the daddy now, Brubaker!
His preoccupation with death is so abiding as to be almost Websterian and is the chief characteristic of his art.There are other emblems - Peter's keys, James's seashell - and lots of prayer cards and rosaries.
He may not have a sports car and he doesn't order a martini, shaken or otherwise, but if they're looking to cast a new James Bond, Nick Cave should audition.A "micro-Seeds" consisting of Jim Sclavunos, Martyn P Casey and Warren Ellis decamped to Paris to help with the writing.