3 06, 2019

Twitter bags deep learning talent behind London startup, Fabula AI – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-03T15:24:23+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Artificial Intelligence, cybernetics, deception, disinformation, Emerging-Technologies, Europe, Exit, fabula ai, fake news, Fundings & Exits, London, machine learning, ML, natural language processing, online disinformation, Social, social media, social network, social networks, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Twitter has just announced it has picked up London-based Fabula AI. The deep learning startup has been developing technology to try to identify [...]

31 05, 2019

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-31T15:21:58+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Amazon, BBC, Brits, digital media, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Google, ICO, Instagram, Internet, new media, ofcom, online content, online harms, online regulation, Privacy, search engine, search engines, search results, smartphone, smartphones, SNAPCHAT, Social, social media, social media platforms, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, [...]

22 05, 2019

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-22T15:15:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Asia, Facebook, Government, Indonesia, Instagram, Jakarta, operating systems, president, presidential election, Social, social media, Software, spokesperson, sri lanka, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following [...]

6 05, 2019

We are leaving older adults out of the digital world – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-06T03:04:50+00:00 May 6th, 2019|articles, AT&T, broadband, Column, Comcast, digital divide, digital media, Google, humans, Internet, internet access, new media, online tools, San Francisco, social media, technology, Technology Development, Uncategorized|

Jessica Fields Contributor May is national Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. One area in particular threatens to prevent older [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

23 03, 2019

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-23T14:29:21+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aleksandr Kogan, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, data protection, DCMS committee, Europe, Facebook, ICO, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Policy, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized|

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data [...]

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 [...]

11 03, 2019

Venture investors and startup execs say they don’t need Elizabeth Warren to defend them from big tech – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Amazon, AT&T, ben narasin, coinbase, Companies, economy, elizabeth warren, entrepreneurship, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, Google, IBM, kara nortman, Los Angeles, Microsoft, new enterprise associates, Private Equity, social media, Startup company, TC, technology, Technology Development, Uncategorized, United States, upfront ventures, us government, venky ganesan, venture capital, Walmart, world wide web, zappos|

Responding to Elizabeth Warren’s call to regulate and break up some of the nation’s largest technology companies, the venture capitalists that invest in [...]

12 02, 2019

Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad transparency research – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-12T13:59:20+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Advertising Tech, api, Center for Democracy and Technology, Europe, european commission, european parliament, european union, Facebook, ireland, Mike Schroepfer, Mozilla, Nick Clegg, online disinformation, open data institute, political disinformation, Social, social media, targeted advertising, transparency, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook has been called upon to provide good faith researchers with an API to enable them to study how political ads are spreading [...]

3 02, 2019

Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-03T13:53:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|antitrust, Apps, Brian Acton, business intelligence, data protection, e2e encryption, Europe, european commission, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Instagram, ireland, Mark Zuckerberg, messaging apps, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of [...]