Facebook rolling back controversial initiative to fight fake news

Facebook announced last week that it is rolling back its controversial “Disputed Flags” measure next to articles deemed fake news amid studies showing it does not stop the spread of such content and only encourages users to click on it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/28/facebook-rolling-back-controversial-initiative-to-fight-fake-news.html

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Facebook boasts of removing fake news in Germany, but journalists aren’t so sure

Facebook is finally rolling out its fake news identification tools, starting in Germany. The company’s decision comes on the back of mounting criticism against the social network in the country. It’s unclear how well it’s working.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/15/facebook-boasts-removing-fake-news-in-germany-but-journalists-aren-t-so-sure.html

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Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance

LinkedIn on Wednesday began rolling out Trending Storylines, a feature that offers curated feeds of the most interesting developing stories in a member’s industry. Storylines are personalized for members through a combination of algorithms and the choices of LinkedIn’s editorial team.
The feeds may include perspectives from relevant influencers and news sources, as well as individuals in the member’s LinkedIn network. Each Storyline will have its own hashtag, so other members can join the conversation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84397.html?rss=1

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Twitter safety updates hide abusive tweets in search and replies

Twitter is rolling out stronger measures to suppress abuse on its site. The move sees the platform take a more proactive approach by hiding offensive tweets from various sections of its site using machine learning systems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/08/twitter-safety-updates-hide-abusive-tweets-in-search-and-replies.html

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Snapchat Rolls Out Ad-Friendlier Design

Snapchat recently began rolling out its redesigned Discover page. It now displays images and headline previews of the content inside Discover channels and Live stories on the Stories page. It previously displayed only logos for publishers or events on those sites. Publishers now can include an image and a headline to promote content. Their stories will run beside user-contributed Live Stories on both the Discover and Stories pages. The Discover page has a grid of tiles, while he Stories page combines Discover channels into one scrollable row.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83604.html?rss=1

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New Windows 10 update will change hardware requirements for the first time since 2009

Microsoft is rolling out the most significant set of hardware changes that it’s made to Windows in almost a decade. Most of these will only impact system builders, but there’s increased RAM requirements, support for larger screens, and mandatory support for the secure computing TPM 2.0 standard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229101-new-windows-10-update-will-change-hardware-requirements-for-the-first-time-since-2009

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Samsung: Full speed ahead for 10nm, EUV deploys at the 7nm node

Samsung S2 foundry
Samsung has announced its plans for rolling out next-generation foundry technologies and future process nodes this week — including a plan to deploy cutting-edge EUV lithography as early as the 7nm node.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227229-samsung-full-speed-ahead-for-10nm-euv-deploys-at-the-7nm-node

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Cyber Monday deals on PCs, tablets, and TVs extend into Cyber Week

Cyber Monday and Black Friday deals have, in some cases, become rolling deals that extend beyond two designated days at the end of November.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/01/cyber-monday-deals-on-pcs-tablets-and-tvs-extend-into-cyber-week.html

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A look at the 50 best movies currently streaming on Netflix

With Netflix now seemingly obsessed with rolling out original programming as fast as it possibly can, it’s easy to forget that the popular streaming service is still a great place for watching movies. Now the tricky thing is that Netflix’s catalog of films is rather fluid, and is subject to changing drastically even from week to week. And not too long ago, you might remember that Netflix let its licensing deal with Epix lapse, losing thousands of films in the process.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/17/look-at-50-best-movies-currently-streaming-on-netflix.html

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Facebook rolls out mobile profile pic changes such as video support, temporary images

Article Image Facebook is gradually rolling out a collection of mobile-oriented additions to profile pages and profile images, including videos, time-limited pictures, and a new customizable layout.

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