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Facebook Removes 1.5 Million Videos Of New Zealand Shooting

In the aftermath of New Zealand’s deadly mosque shootings, Facebook removed more than 1.5 million videos worldwide of the massacre that live-streamed on its...

Trusting in Antitrust: Actions Against Big Tech Are Now Palatable

SAN FRANCISCO — A decade ago, when the greed and carelessness of the financial industry came close to destroying the American economy, the overwhelming...

Social Media Platforms Rush To Stop Spread Of New Zealand Shooting Footage

Shootings at two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques on Friday have reignited debate over social media’s handling of violent and extremist content. A Facebook account bearing...

Bitcoin Tycoon Who Oversaw Mt. Gox Implosion Gets Suspended Sentence

TOKYO — A Tokyo court handed down a two-and-a-half-year prison sentence on Friday to the former head of Mt. Gox, a cryptocurrency exchange that...

Gum shield helps spot signs of concussion

Players of contact sports such as rugby can be at risk of a brain injury (concussion) and in some cases this can be fatal.But...

After New Zealand Massacre, YouTube’s Algorithm Still Promotes Islamophobic Videos

In the days leading up to the New Zealand massacre that left dozens of Muslim worshippers dead, the suspected shooter, a 28-year-old Australian man,...

PewDiePie Put in Spotlight After New Zealand Shooting

One of YouTube’s biggest celebrities found himself entangled early Friday in news coverage of the mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand.A gunman...

Facebook Monitoring Failure Helped Spread Christchurch Hate Around The World

One of the most horrific massacre videos in human history was live-streamed on Facebook for 17 excruciating minutes — despite recent raves by executives...

A Mass Murder of, and for, the Internet

Even the language used to describe the attack before the fact framed it as an act of internet activism. In a post on 8chan,...

Insect inspired winged drone makes a buzz and other news

BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week including:The World Wide Web turns 30The UK’s National...

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