Several men's rights activists and high-profile speakers, including controversial YouTuber Markus Meechan, recently came together in Chicago, revealing as much about their various movements as they obscure.
The social media giant is putting $10 million into the "Deepfake Detection Challenge," which aims to spur detection research.
Search engine giant Google and its subsidiary YouTube to pay a record sum for sharing illegally collected personal information from children without their parents' consent.
Social media platforms not only provide a space for the far-right to gather but are also critical to helping them distribute their message.
Freedom of expression is enshrined in the Indian constitution. But a day before Indian Independence Day, a fact-finding mission was not allowed to screen its videos or photos after returning from the restive Kashmir valley.
Republican Missouri Senator Josh Hawley proposed the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act on Tuesday, aiming at curbing social media usage and to ‘encourage true innovation by tech companies’.
Tech giants, like Google, have moved to counter extremist content in, but are they doing too little too late,
YouTube’s algorithmic fact-check feature meant to tackle misinformation tagged live broadcasts of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris with the September 11, 2001 Al Qaeda assault on the United States.
While the two countries recently came close to fighting a war, two YouTube artists came under barrage of abuse and criticism for speaking the language of co-existence.
Shawn Cotton, 28, quit his $7-an-hour job cleaning refrigerators at a big-box store six years ago to enter a new and uniquely dangerous field of news gathering in which video journalists interview street gangs and rappers in high-crime areas.
A proposed law has divided the tech world as the realities of a new economy come to dominate how people create and view content online.
Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices after a ruling that it abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their knowledge or consent.
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