Tag: United Kingdom

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People Beat Christmas Loneliness On Twitter at #JoinIn

People Beat Christmas Loneliness On Twitter at #JoinIn

For the eighth year, British comedian Sarah Millican has hosted a Twitter gathering to help people who are feeling lonely on Christmas. Using the hash ...
Fabula AI is using social spread to spot ‘fake news’

Fabula AI is using social spread to spot ‘fake news’

The approach it’s taking to detecting disinformation relies not on algorithms parsing news content to try to identify malicious nonsense but instead l ...
UK Plans Laws To Control Content Online As Instagram Beats Its Breast Over Self-Harm Images

UK Plans Laws To Control Content Online As Instagram Beats Its Breast Over Self-Harm Images

In a move timed to coincide with Safer Internet Day, the UK is planning a legal crack-down on harmful content online. According to digital minister Ma ...
Twitter suspends 61 ‘fake news’ accounts from overseas aimed at Israelis

Twitter suspends 61 ‘fake news’ accounts from overseas aimed at Israelis

This brings to 343 the number of suspicious bot accounts aimed at Israel suspended by the social networking company since late December, when election ...
One billion gaming tweets recorded in 2018; PUBG and Fortnite also make a mark, says Twitter

One billion gaming tweets recorded in 2018; PUBG and Fortnite also make a mark, says Twitter

San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter has recorded 1 billion gaming tweets from people around the world discussing game titles and cheering on th ...
Facebook agrees to do more to tackle scam ads after celebrity defamation lawsuit

Facebook agrees to do more to tackle scam ads after celebrity defamation lawsuit

I've today agreed to drop my campaigning defamation lawsuit against Facebook regarding scam ads in return for it to a) Donate £3m to set up Citizens A ...
Jason Gardiner Twitter: Gemma Collins spat sees British athlete mistaken for Dancing On Ice judge

Jason Gardiner Twitter: Gemma Collins spat sees British athlete mistaken for Dancing On Ice judge

Jason Gardiner’s heated spat with reality star Gemma Collins has had one unexpected casualty as a British athlete with the same name as the Dancing on ...
UK-funded psyop outfit Integrity Initiative locks Twitter account after wiping content from website

UK-funded psyop outfit Integrity Initiative locks Twitter account after wiping content from website

The Scotland-based organization, which received roughly £2 million in government funding over the last 18 months, had fashioned itself as a benign cha ...
The Postmodern Circus of “Freakery” And The Limits Of Medical Ethics

The Postmodern Circus of “Freakery” And The Limits Of Medical Ethics

The other day, I came across a video on social media which shows various people who have undergone extreme plastic surgery. Yet, these questions inten ...
Cambridge Analytica’s parent pleads guilty to breaking UK data law

Cambridge Analytica’s parent pleads guilty to breaking UK data law

Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, SCL Elections, has been fined £15,000 in a UK court after pleading guilty to failing to comply with an enforceme ...
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