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Cassette Sales Have Doubled During the Pandemic – Here’s Why
  • 22 March 2021
Despite having been superseded in functionality first by the compact disc and then the digital...
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How Search Engines Spread Misinformation
  • 11 March 2021
Search engines are one of society’s primary gateways to information and people, but they are...
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Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company’s Business
  • 2 March 2021
Tech giants like Facebook handle censorship requests made by governments that routinely limit what can...
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Audio Chatrooms Like Clubhouse Tap Into Age-Old Appeal of the Human Voice
  • 26 February 2021
The attention the app is getting is part of a wider reinvention and reinvigoration of...
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If Big Tech Has the Will, Here Are Ways Research Shows Self-Regulation Can Work
  • 22 February 2021
Research shows three key ways social media self-regulation can work.
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How Trolls Evade Social Media Moderation
  • 1 February 2021
Social media companies are using automated content moderation tools in an effort to flag and...
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The Sunburst Hack Was Massive and Devastating
  • 29 December 2020
The attack gave the perpetrators access to numerous key American business and government organizations.
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YouTube and YouTube TV Experience Outage
  • 11 November 2020
The YouTube website appeared to be functional, but videos weren't available to be played by...
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How Twitter’s Trending Function Can Go Haywire
  • 29 October 2020
Twitter users were clamoring for Chris Pratt to be canceled because of his support of...
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Facebook Is Tilting the Political Playing Field More Than Ever, And It’s No Accident
  • 28 October 2020
The platform is optimized for boosting politically conservative voices calling for fascism, separatism and xenophobia.
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Researchers Are Preparing for the Coming Wave of Deepfake Propaganda
  • 9 October 2020
Deepfakes are here to stay. Managing disinformation and protecting the public will be more challenging...
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Feds To Launch 3-Digit Suicide Prevention Phone Number
  • 17 July 2020
Americans in crisis should continue using 1-800-273-TALK (8255) until the transition is complete.
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