14 03, 2019

Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-14T14:20:14+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Apps, China, encryption, Europe, Facebook, Instagram, internet censorship, iran, messaging apps, messaging services, Moscow, Pavel Durov, Privacy, russia, Social, social media, Telegram, Uncategorized, vk|

Messaging platform Telegram claims to have had a surge in signups during a period of downtime for Facebook’s rival messaging services. In a [...]

20 12, 2018

TikTok parent ByteDance sues Chinese news site that exposed fake news problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-12-20T13:13:13+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Artificial Intelligence, Asia, Baidu, Beijing, bytedance, China, dailyhunt, Entertainment, Facebook, general atlantic, india, jack dorsey, Lawsuit, media platform, Myanmar, pakistan, russia, sharechat, Softbank, Tencent, tiktok, Toutiao, Twitter, Uncategorized, xiaomi, YouTube|

There’s worrying news from China’s online media world as ByteDance, the $75 billion company behind popular video app TikTok is taking a news [...]

8 11, 2018

White House shares manipulated Infowars video to justify CNN press ban – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-08T12:41:15+00:00 November 8th, 2018|CNN, disinformation, fake news, Infowars, journalist, Media, president, russia, Social, social media, trump, Uncategorized, White House|

Read this slowly: The White House’s press secretary has tweeted a manipulated video shared by the editor-at-large of conspiracy theorist outlet Infowars to [...]

6 04, 2018

Facebook, AggregateIQ now being jointly probed by Canada, B.C. data watchdogs – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-04-06T09:41:28+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, Chris Wylie, data protection, Europe, european union, Facebook, internet research agency, Policy, Privacy, russia, Social, Uncategorized|

Privacy watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia are combining existing investigations into Facebook and AggregateIQ. The latter being a Victoria-based ad targeting tech [...]

18 02, 2018

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media  – Evotik

By | 2018-02-18T21:04:23+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Advertising Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Brexit, clickbait, disinformation, Facebook, fake news, Google, news media, propaganda, rt, russia, Social, social media, social media platforms, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized, United States|

The funny thing about fake news is how mind-numbingly boring it can be. Not the fakes themselves — they’re constructed to be catnip [...]

24 01, 2018

Facebook and Twitter face a short deadline on Russian bot #ReleaseTheMemo reports for Congress – Evotik

By | 2018-01-24T08:44:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|2016 election, Congress, Facebook, Government, russia, Russian election interference, Social, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Two leading Democrats in Congress are calling for new disclosures from Facebook and Twitter about Russian disinformation campaigns on their platforms. In a [...]

25 12, 2017

Check now to see if you liked any Russian troll accounts on Facebook – Evotik

By | 2017-12-25T08:17:35+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Facebook, Government, russia, Russian election interference, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

This fall saw ever-rising estimates of the number of people reached by Russian-backed troll accounts — just shy of 150 million at last [...]

1 11, 2017

In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results) – Evotik

By | 2017-11-01T07:30:26+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Advertising Tech, Congress, Facebook, Google, Government, Policy, regulation, russia, Russian election interference, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized|

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian [...]

28 10, 2017

Facebook says its ad transparency features will go live next month – Evotik

By | 2017-10-28T11:00:58+00:00 October 28th, 2017|ad transparency, Advertising Tech, Facebook, russia, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

In response to concerns that Russia used Facebook ads in an attempt to influence last year’s presidential election, the social network has said [...]

28 10, 2017

Crunch Report | Hey Dillon Francis, iPhone X Is Now Available For Pre-Order – Evotik

By | 2017-10-28T07:57:08+00:00 October 28th, 2017|ad, APPLE, ban, crunch, crunch report, daily, Dillon Francis, Disrupt, edm, electronic, governmnet, hamze, Hands On, Hello, iPhone X, Music, News, pre orders, recap, report, review, robots, russia, Silicon Valley, sleeve, TC, Tech, TechCrunch, technology, There, tito, tito hamze, Twitter, Uncategorized, Walmart, working|

Today we’re hanging out with EDM artist Dillon Francis, Apple opens for iPhone X pre-orders and releases a sleeve for MacBooks, Walmart starts [...]