Directors Adrian Chen and Ciaran Cassidy give WIRED a first look at their disturbing short documentary on content moderation. The post Watch Workers Learn How to Filter Obscene and Violent Photos From Dating Sites appeared first on WIRED.
An investigation by a British newspaper into child sexual abuse content and terrorist propaganda being shared on Facebook has once again drawn critical attention to how the company handles complaints about offensive and extremist content being shared on its platform. Read More
Emergency response is no longer just about what happens on the ground. Social media chaos gives crises an online life of their own. The post Training for the Day a Tweet Dictates Where to Send SWAT appeared first on WIRED.
It takes just a few minutes to secure your Instagram account. Here's how to do it. The post Instagram Has Two-Factor Authentication Now, So Turn It On appeared first on WIRED.
Facebook, Twitter and Google are under more pressure in Europe to comply with regional rules. The latest issue they find themselves on the hook for relates to complaints pertaining to a variety of consumer rights that have been investigated by EU regulators since last year. Read More
After the Marines United scandal, the social-media behemoth has to make some decisions. The post It’s Time for Facebook to Deal With the Grimy History of Revenge Porn appeared first on WIRED.
The idea might not be as dumb as you think (or maybe it is). Read More
Mark Zuckerberg believes his platform brings people together, despite the evidence that in connecting the world, Facebook may be helping to tear it apart. The post Mark Zuckerberg's Answer to a World Divided by Facebook Is More Facebook appeared first on WIRED.
With the rise of algorithmic stock trading it’s gotten harder and harder for humans to actually trade strategically. However, now that Trump’s chaotic twitter feed can make or break a company with a single mention, you can easily trade against positive or negative sentiment and make a little money in the process! An app, called Trump2Cash, is partially tongue in cheek but quite… Read More