NYU report criticizes Facebook for outsourcing content moderation, arguing it is a "grossly inadequate" way of dealing with a core task of social platforms (Chris O'Brien/VentureBeat)

[ad_1] Chris O’Brien / VentureBeat: NYU report criticizes Facebook for outsourcing content moderation, arguing it is a “grossly inadequate” way of dealing with a core task of social platforms  —  In a scathing examination of Facebook’s content moderation strategy, a new study identifies the company’s decision … [ad_2] Source link

Coronavirus: Man jailed for 5G phone mast arson attack

[ad_1] Image copyright Merseyside Police Image caption Michael Whitty admitted arson at an earlier hearing A man who thought 5G technology was linked to coronavirus has been jailed for an arson attack on a phone mast. Michael Whitty, 47, set fire to its equipment box in Kirkby after reading internet claims about the virus, Liverpool…

Good news for Airbnb, three funding rounds and Vroom – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to Equity, ’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Here at Equity Monday we look at what happened over the weekend, what’s ahead, and a few recent funding rounds. As you’ll hear, we’re heading back into our normal cadence and topics, but if you do want…

The best Father’s Day gifts for dad in 2020

[ad_1] This story is part of Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020, featuring our top picks for dads who love tech. Whether it’s Father’s Day, a birthday or some other special occasion, it’s not always easy to find the perfect gift for dad. (Full disclosure: I am a dad, and I am hard to shop for.) One reason:…

Lizzo’s version of ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ is the perfect graduation soundtrack

[ad_1] Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” March No. 1 in D. is basically the soundtrack to every graduation ever. But I bet you haven’t heard this version before.  In a video released Sunday, Lizzo played the iconic two-minute middle section that’s synonymous with graduation on the flute, in a performance for students graduating in the…

Elon Musk says Starship is now SpaceX’s top priority – TechCrunch

[ad_1] SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk says that after accomplishing its first human launch, the company’s primary focus going forward will be developing Starship, its next-generation spacecraft. According to an internal email seen by CNBC, Musk said that Starship is job one for the company, with the exception of ensuring that everything goes well…