Social media

June 5, 2019 3:30 AM
The ongoing focus on engaging existing customers and attracting new ones will drive demand for social media analytics over the coming years.
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By Pete Norman
May 28, 2019 6:17 AM
The U.S. military plans to analyze 350 billion social-media posts from around the world to help it track how popular movements evolve.
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By Maria Jose Valero
May 13, 2019 6:30 AM
Facebook’s challenges can be tackled through regulation, not by breaking up the company, a company official wrote Saturday in the New York Times.
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By Jeremy Kahn
May 3, 2019 6:30 AM
One of the firm's biggest issues in trying to stop the spread of fake news on its platform is being able to train its algorithms on good examples of truth and falsehoods.
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By Jason Scott and Tracy Withers
March 19, 2019 7:08 AM
Pressure is building on Facebook Inc. and other social media platforms to stop hosting extremist propaganda including terrorist events, after Friday’s deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand were live-streamed.
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By Molly Schuetz
March 18, 2019 6:30 AM
The ultimate blow came on Friday with the massacre of 50 people in New Zealand, streamed live on Facebook.
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By Gerrit De Vynck and Jeremy Kahn
March 18, 2019 6:30 AM
When the rampage was streamed live on Facebook, police alerted the social network, which took the video down. But by then it had been captured by others, who re-posted it on YouTube.
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March 11, 2019 6:34 AM
Online tribes form and congregate more easily and secretively when everyone retreats to comfort zones in tightly-knit communities which often serve as echo chambers, leading to segregation, partisanship and division.
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By Sarah Frier
March 7, 2019 6:39 AM
The CEO said the future of his company’s product development will be focused on private, ephemeral and encrypted communication.
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By Shira Ovide
December 26, 2018 5:33 AM
Similar to 2017, a common thread is disillusionment about technology or the companies behind it.
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