Saturday, 23 September 2017

Facebook can't hide behind algorithms



If Facebook’s algorithms were executives, the public would be demanding their heads on a stick, such was the ugly incompetence on display this week. First, the company admitted a “fail” when its advertising algorithm allowed for the targeting of anti-Semitic users.

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September 22, 2017 at 10:24PM via IFTTT

Here are some pretty awful things you can (and cannot) say on Facebook



Facebook will have an increasingly hard time navigating the ever-murky waters of being a major content distributor, if a quick read of the trove of documents published today by the Guardian is any guide.

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September 22, 2017 at 10:18PM via IFTTT

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Slender Man stabbing: Anissa Weier found mentally ill



A jury in the US state of Wisconsin has determined that a girl who admitted to participating in a stabbing in 2014 to please the horror character Slender Man was mentally ill during the attack.Anissa Weier, now 15, had pleaded guilty in August to being a party to attempted second-degree homicide.

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017



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September 13, 2017 at 10:39PM via IFTTT

Theresa May Takes Her Darkest, Most Desperate Turn Yet



It is one of the great ironies of Brexit that the United Kingdom’s messy divorce from Europe, sold as an effort to reclaim parliamentary sovereignty, has instead delivered its opposite.

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BBC Look North (Yorkshire)





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