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TikTok Promises to Promote Black Creators After Censorship Accusations Make Light | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Gadgets 360. Chinese Social Media platform TikTok laid out a series of actions on Monday in an effort to address criticisms that its algorithm is suppressing black creators on the app. The actions include launching a “creator diversity council” in which the platform will aim at “recognising and uplifting the voices driving culture, […]

Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’ | Technology – Blog – Emails

Twitter has hidden one of Donald Trump’s tweets behind a warning that it “glorifies violence”, further escalating the social media company’s row with the US president. The US president’s tweet, posted on Thursday night Washington time, warned people in Minneapolis protesting against the killing of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer […]

Donald Trump’s move against Twitter factchecking could backfire | Technology – Blog – Emails

Donald Trump’s apparent plans to punish Twitter for appending a factcheck to his claims that Tempemail-in ballots would be “substantially fraudulent” could reshape the web – but not necessarily in the ways he or his supporters intend. Trump’s expected avenue of attack focuses on section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. That law underpins much of how […]

Social media no longer tolerates toxic lies? Don’t believe a word of it | Opinion- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The tech companies insist that the corona pandemic of 2020 will not be a repeat of the US presidential election of 2016. With millions of lives at stake, economies collapsing and hunger spreading, they will not rake in the advertising revenue generated by fake news and Russian disinformation this time round. They are responsible corporate […]

‘Selling censorship’: proposed sale of .org web registry sparks fears for non-profits | Technology – Blog – Emails

Websites using .org domain names fear they could lose their web addresses as intense backlash over the domain registry’s proposed sale continues. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann), the not-for-profit organization that coordinates the internet’s domain name system, is deciding whether control of .org will be sold to a private equity firm […]