Saturday, 23 September 2017
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
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
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Sunday, 17 September 2017
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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September 17, 2017 at 07:37PM via IFTTT
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
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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September 13, 2017 at 10:25PM via IFTTT