Facebook’s Zuckerberg says to review content policies after facing backlash over Trump posts

Facebook's Zuckerberg says to review content policies after facing backlash over Trump posts

FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is looking at improving the social network’s content policies, while building products to advance racial justice, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday … Read more

Shirley review: Elisabeth Moss plays Shirley Jackson in a trippy drama

Shirley review: Elisabeth Moss plays Shirley Jackson in a trippy drama

The unconventional short-term biopic has become its own kind of routine. Childhood-to-death arcs are still used often (and to surprising popularity) in movies like Bohemian Rhapsody, but plenty of biographical movies opt to cover a single pivotal stretch in their subject’s life, really digging into the genesis of a particular movement or work. Shirley digs … Read more

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says working on products to promote racial justice

Facebook's Zuckerberg says working on products to promote racial justice

FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has started a workstream for building products to advance racial justice in response to the ongoing protests in the country, Chief Executive Officer Mark … Read more

France wants 5G auction in September, junior minister tells Le Figaro

France wants 5G auction in September, junior minister tells Le Figaro

FILE PHOTO: French Junior Economy Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher poses after an interview with Reuters in Paris, France, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – France wants to launch its planned auction of 5G frequencies in September so that the fifth generation mobile network can be deployed by year-end, junior economy minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said … Read more

Twitter, Facebook disable Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

Twitter, Facebook disable Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Instagram disabled U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign tribute video to George Floyd on their platforms on Friday, citing copyright complaints. The clip, which shows photos and videos of protest marches and instances of violence in the aftermath of Floyd’s death, has Trump speaking in the background. Floyd’s death … Read more

Video game companies only stand for what you make them stand for

Video game companies only stand for what you make them stand for

On May 25th, the police killed George Floyd, and in every state, protests against police brutality and anti-black racism have been ongoing ever since. For reasons that risk trivializing a serious moment in history, the brands have also decided to speak up, too, issuing statements of solidarity across social media platforms. This, for better or … Read more

How to hide faces and scrub metadata when you photograph a protest

How to hide faces and scrub metadata when you photograph a protest

While showing up at a protest can demonstrate your opinion to the world, you may not want your face — or the faces of other protesters — to be included, especially when there is the possibility that authorities will collect and use that information (as they have for tracking movements during COVID-19 social distancing). As … Read more