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The Technology 202: Facebook and YouTube content pushing steroids raises more platform policing questions

Content moderators work at a Facebook office in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Washington Post) Ctrl + N Drug dealers are using Facebook, YouTube and other social networks to push steroids, raising new concerns about Silicon Valley’s content moderation investments as the tech industry faces increasing pressure in Washington.  Steroids and other performance […]

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Facebook to require buyers of political ads to provide more information about who paid for them

Starting in September, Facebook will require buyers of what are known as issue ads or advocates of a political candidate to include information about who is funding the ads. (Dado Ruvic/Reuters) August 28 at 8:48 PM Facebook on Wednesday announced it would tighten some of its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential […]

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Digital Trends Live: Disney D23 wrap-up, PlayStation 5 leak, air taxis, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Ryan Waniata discuss the biggest trending stories in tech, including major announcements from Disney’s D23 convention, a leaked PlayStation 5 design, cities’ fight against 5G infrastructure, a new electric pickup, another step forward for air taxis, and more. Nibler then sits down with DT’s […]