BENGALURU: The world’s biggest social media companies, including Facebook, Google, Twitter and ByteDance, are exploring an industry-wide alliance to curb fake news on their platforms in India, even as the government finalises regulations aimed at censoring content. The proposed alliance — to be named the Information Trust Alliance (ITA) — will be a grouping of digital platforms and publishers, fact checkers, civil society and academia that will aim to control the spread of harmful content, including fake news and hate speech, according to documents reviewed by ET. So far, discussions have taken place among Facebook, Google, Twitter, Byte-Dance, ShareChat and YY Inc, sources said, with industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) leading the efforts for an alliance. “Collaborative efforts give better results,” said Bhanupreet Saini, associate vice president of IAMAI. He said that while companies have their own policies, the … [Read more...] about Facebook, Google, Twitter and Bytedance may join hands to fight their biggest problem
The front of the phone isn’t shown, because apparently this is less finalized, but is currently said to be similar to the Pixel 4 range, just with a slightly smaller bezel at the top, which would be another disappointment - we don't want any bezel at all. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 5 XL prototype leaked, but we really hope it’s fake
Facebook Inc said it was "deeply concerned" about a Singapore government order to block access to a blog page on its social media website under a controversial fake news law. The government had ordered Facebook this week to block the States Times Review's page in Singapore, saying the blog had repeatedly conveyed falsehoods and had not complied with any of the directions that it had been served with under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA). Facebook said in an e-mailed statement it was legally compelled to restrict access to the page. "We believe orders like this are disproportionate and contradict the government's claim that POFMA would not be used as a censorship tool. "We've repeatedly highlighted this law's potential for overreach and we're deeply concerned about the precedent this sets for the stifling of freedom of expression in Singapore," it added. The government did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The States Times … [Read more...] about Facebook says ‘deeply concerned’ about Singapore’s order to block page
On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of peaceful activists took to the streets of Hong Kong for the 11th week of demonstrations, CNN reported. Protesters were initially rallying against a now-suspended bill by the Hong Kong government that would have allowed people arrested in Hong Kong to be transferred to and tried in mainland China. Since then, the protests have expanded to include calls for more democracy and government accountability, according to CNN. Protesters have clashed with police in Hong Kong, who have reportedly fired tear gas and beaten activists with batons, according to various media reports. … [Read more...] about Twitter and Facebook under fire for ads criticizing Hong Kong protesters
De game kent één protagonist genaamd Ricardo. Je speelt enkel met Ricardo en groeit tijdens het verhaal uit tot een grote drugsbaas. Voor inspiratie is onder meer gekeken naar de Narcos-serie van Netflix. Het verhaal wordt verteld aan de hand van verschillende hoofdstukken, met een flinke nadruk op de visuele verschillen naarmate de tijd vordert. Hoewel er geen releasedatum in het verhaal te vinden is, staat er in het bericht dat de game enkel bedoeld is voor de nieuwe consolegeneratie. … [Read more...] about GTA 6 nieuws en geruchten: wat kunnen we verwachten?