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YouTube updates guidelines to address dangerous pranks, challenges

YouTube wants users to know that dangerous viral challenges or pranks like the Tide Pod challenge have no place on the video platform. The Google-owned video-sharing site said Tuesday it … Continue reading “YouTube updates guidelines to address dangerous pranks, challenges”

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Apple TV service will reportedly provide free original content to device owners

Owners of Apple devices will have free access to Apple-owned content through the company’s TV application, according to a CNBC report on Wednesday. ‘Owners of Apple devices, such as the iPhone, … Continue reading “Apple TV service will reportedly provide free original content to device owners”

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Facebook’s leaked rulebooks highlight struggle with content moderation

In January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, said he had a lot of work to do in 2018 if he wanted to fix Facebook. It seems that resolution will still be on … Continue reading “Facebook’s leaked rulebooks highlight struggle with content moderation”

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Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday touted two new features the platform is ‘playing with’ in an effort to make it more conversational. They’re called reply threading and presence. Reply … Continue reading “Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators”

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Facebook axes 5,000 ad categories that excluded based on ethnicity, religion

Facebook is looking to make its advertising platform less discriminatory. On Tuesday, the company said it had removed more than 5,000 ad-targeting categories in an effort to limit the ability … Continue reading “Facebook axes 5,000 ad categories that excluded based on ethnicity, religion”