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The Telegraph: Facebook apologises after investigation exposes string of mistakes by moderators

The Telegraph: Facebook apologises after investigation exposes string of mistakes by moderators . “Facebook has apologised after an investigation found moderators failed to make the right decision almost half the time that deeply offensive posts were reported. 22 more words

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Engadget: China's censors have taken down 13,000 websites in 3 years

Engadget: China’s censors have taken down 13,000 websites in 3 years. “It’s no secret that China is fond of censorship. Now, however, the country has divulged numbers that give a sense of that crackdown’s scale. 74 more words

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TechCrunch: Twitter will tell users if content was blocked to comply with local laws or legal demands

TechCrunch: Twitter will tell users if content was blocked to comply with local laws or legal demands. “Twitter will now display messages to inform users if blocked tweets were withheld to comply with local laws or court orders, which it calls Country Withheld Content (CWC). 53 more words

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TechCrunch: Facebook has new tools to prevent unwanted friend requests and messages

TechCrunch: Facebook has new tools to prevent unwanted friend requests and messages. “Facebook, like every social media platform, has issues with harassment and bullying. In order to prevent certain types of harassment, Facebook is introducing some new features to help prevent unwanted friend requests and messages.”

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TechCrunch: Facebook adds a Snooze button for muting people, groups and Pages for 30 days

TechCrunch: Facebook adds a Snooze button for muting people, groups and Pages for 30 days. “Facebook today is launching a new feature designed to give users more control over what content they see in their News Feed: a ‘Snooze’ button. 25 more words

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IOL: Protest at Google, Facebook 'bullying' of bare-breasted maidens

IOL: Protest at Google, Facebook ‘bullying’ of bare-breasted maidens. “CULTURAL groups and traditional values enforcers say they feel bullied and are concerned that media giants Facebook and Google continue deleting online pictures of bare-breasted maidens. 53 more words

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