RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:UK’s online terror policy could deepen support for Isis on BenGummer.net Amber Rudd’s moves to crack down on radical propaganda may backfire, former Foreign Office expert warnsThe home secretary, Amber Rudd, risks radicalising impressionable minds if she pursues her plan to impose 15-year prison sentences on people who view terrorist content online, […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793: China’s WeChat app translates ‘black foreigner’ to N-word on BenGummer.net Platform with 900 million users blames racial slur on an error in artificial intelligence software China’s most popular chat app has apologised after its software used the N-word to translate a Chinese phrase that commonly means “black foreigner”.WeChat, which has almost […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793: The banning of Rose McGowan shows nothing’s changed at Twitter | Hannah Jane Parkinson on BenGummer.net The platform ‘sucks’ at dealing with abuse, its ex-CEO said. So you’d think they’d have learned not to silence an actor calling out Weinstein’s alleged sexual abuseTwitter has a great habit of introducing changes nobody […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:The tech giants operate like cars without brakes. They must be reined in | Simon Jenkins on BenGummer.net Intimidation, grooming, exploitation: we pay too high a price for the internet’s wonders. The state has to introduce far tougher regulationThe stupidest article I ever wrote, in the 1990s, forecast that the internet would […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Google and Facebook to be asked to pay to help tackle cyberbullying on BenGummer.net Government’s internet safety green paper includes voluntary levy on social media firms and web giants and social media code of practiceInternet companies such as Google and Facebook are to be asked to pay for measures to combat and […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Social media stars breaching rules on promoting brands, watchdog says on BenGummer.net Rise in complaints as ‘influencers’ on sites such as Instagram and Twitter fail to declare that they are being paid to publicise productsSocial media stars are not following the law and telling fans when they are being paid to promote […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Growing social media backlash among young people, survey shows on BenGummer.net Almost two-thirds of pupils say they would not care if the technology did not exist and talk of negative impact on wellbeingAlmost two-thirds of schoolchildren would not mind if social media had never been invented, a survey has indicated.The study provides […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:How bragging about your hotel stay on social media could get you FREE gifts on BenGummer.net BRAGGING about your holiday on social media might irritate a few friends back home… but it could also bag you a bunch of freebies. These days hotels are so keen to get their faces on Instagram […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Hilarious picture of baa-rmy dog stuck in a flock of sheep goes viral on BenGummer.net NO wonder this dog looks sheepish — she slipped and ended up in the middle of the flock she was meant to be marshalling. Farmer Charlie Mackinnon took this hilarious photo of his dog Izzy when she […]
RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Putting Granny online? No thanks| Victoria Coren Mitchell on BenGummer.net I’m all for doing something for old people. But don’t ask me to put family snaps on the webToday is National Grandparents’ Day. AgeUK is asking people to tweet, Instagram, hashtag (and other words your granny would not have understood) a photograph […]
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