Gaming

Gain 3x users with effective social and game content moderation (VB Live)

Social networks today are undergoing a massive paradigm shift as companies realize that content moderation and positive reinforcement can actually increase user retention and encourage growth. Join veteran analyst and author Brian Solis, and Two Hat CEO Chris Priebe, to learn how moderation can make your social platforms safe, more engaging, and ultimately, more profitable. […]

Gaming

Bungie parts ways with Activision, will self-publish future Destiny content

Activision and Bungie are ending their Destiny partnership after eight years, the two companies announced. Bungie will acquire the full rights to the massive first-person shooter franchise from Activision and plans on self-publishing all future Destiny content. The companies released a joint statement announcing the development: Today, we’re announcing plans for Bungie to assume full […]

Gaming

Beat Saber’s exclusive PSVR content will come to PC

Following backlash surrounding the reveal of exclusive content for the PSVR version of Beat Saber, developer Beat Games has reassured PC players they’re not being forgotten. In tweets yesterday the developer noted that it wanted PSVR players to have ‘something new’ to experience when the game launched on the platform on November 20. That includes a […]

Emerging Tech

Don’t be fooled — this automated system sneakily manipulates video content

[embedded content] A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an artificial intelligence system that automatically transfers content from one film into the style of another. In the vein of “deep fakes”, the A.I.-augmented videos infamous for superimposing one person’s face onto another’s body, the CMU system presents another case for how difficult […]

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Vimeo is the latest platform to remove content from InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Vimeo is the latest platform that has removed InfoWars’ account from its platform, following Facebook and YouTube. The videos violated the company’s Terms of Service prohibitions on discriminatory and hateful content, a Vimeo spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. InfoWars also became a hot-button topic at Vimeo last week, Business Insider has learned, with several employees […]

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Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube

Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube Video After months of increasing their scrutiny, tech companies have deleted content from the right-wing provocateur Alex Jones.Published OnAug. 6, 2018CreditImage by Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times By Jack Nicas Aug. 6, 2018 Top technology companies erased most of the posts […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won't Remove Holocaust Denial Content

Mark Zuckerberg got himself into hot water Wednesday after suggesting that Holocaust deniers are not “intentionally getting it wrong” while explaining why they won’t be policed on Facebook.  In a lengthy interview with Recode published Wednesday, Recode co-founder Kara Swisher pressed the Facebook CEO to explain how he can simultaneously say he is combating the […]