Facebook posts an odd thread attacking 30+ unnamed journalists “finishing up a coordinated series of articles based on thousands of pages of leaked documents” (Edward Ongweso Jr/VICE)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sources: Beats Fit Pro earbuds, with active noise cancellation and Apple’s H1 chip, will launch on November 1  —  Apple today announced multiple new products at its “Unleashed” special event, such as the new redesigned MacBook Pro, AirPods 3, HomePod mini in new colors, and a new Siri-based plan for Apple Music. #Facebook #posts #odd … Read more

Internal documents: Facebook's AI has minimal success enforcing its rules against problematic content, including removing just an estimated 3%-5% of hate speech (Wall Street Journal)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wall Street Journal: Internal documents: Facebook’s AI has minimal success enforcing its rules against problematic content, including removing just an estimated 3%-5% of hate speech  —  AI has only minimal success in removing hate speech, violent images and other chronic problems from the platform, according to internal company reports #Internal #documents #Facebook039s #minimal #success #enforcing … Read more

Internal documents show Amazon's Indian arm ran a systematic campaign to create knockoff goods and boost them in search, starting in 2016 (Reuters)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reuters: Internal documents show Amazon’s Indian arm ran a systematic campaign to create knockoff goods and boost them in search, starting in 2016  —  A trove of internal Amazon documents reveals how the e-commerce giant ran a systematic campaign of creating knockoff goods and manipulating search results … #Internal #documents #show #Amazon039s #Indian #arm #ran … Read more

Facebook has banned nearly 1,000 ‘militarized social movements,’ documents reveal

Reading Time: 5 minutes Photo by JEFF DEAN/AFP via Getty Images Facebook has placed at least 986 groups on a private list of banned “militarized social movements,” according to internal Facebook documents published by The Intercept. The documents hint at the scale of militia organizing on Facebook — something the company cracked down on in August of 2020. Militarized … Read more

US Senator Asks Mark Zuckerberg To Retain Documents Linked To Testimony

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mark Zuckerberg defended the company, saying the accusations were at odds with Facebook’s goals. (File) Washington: Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell on Tuesday called on Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to preserve all documents related to a testimony last week from company whistleblower Frances Haugen. “The testimony … raises significant concerns about whether Facebook … Read more

Internal messages, documents, and a Zuckerberg Q&A show Facebook's attempts to calm staff, including sending out talking points and holding briefing sessions (New York Times)

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York Times: Internal messages, documents, and a Zuckerberg Q&A show Facebook’s attempts to calm staff, including sending out talking points and holding briefing sessions  —  Employees are divided over Frances Haugen, a former product manager who testified that the company was putting profit before safety. #Internal #messages #documents #Zuckerberg #QampA #show #Facebook039s #attempts #calm … Read more

Joe Biden Rejects Bid By Trump To Withhold Documents On US Capitol Riot

Reading Time: 7 minutes President Joe Biden rejected a bid by Donald Trump to withhold documents on US Capitol riot Washington: President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a bid by Donald Trump to withhold documents from a congressional committee investigating the January 6 assault on the US Capitol by supporters of the former president. The House Select Committee warned … Read more

Google publishes new help documents on controlling titles and descriptions in search

Reading Time: < 1 minute Google publishes new help documents on controlling titles and descriptions in search Your privacy means the world to us. We share your personal information only when you give us explicit permission to do so, and confirm we have your permission each time. Learn more by viewing our privacy policy.Ok #Google #publishes #documents … Read more

Hundreds of Afghans gather outside passport office as Taliban resumes issuing travel documents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alam Gul Haqqani, acting head of the passport office, told reporters Tuesday that up to 6,000 passports would be issued daily. The Taliban government would also release 25,000-plus new passports that had previously been paid for, he said at a news conference. #Hundreds #Afghans #gather #passport #office #Taliban #resumes #issuing #travel #documents

Filing: Circle, which backs the USDC stablecoin, received a subpoena in July from the SEC for documents on "our holdings, customer programs, and operations" (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Danny Nelson / CoinDesk: Filing: Circle, which backs the USDC stablecoin, received a subpoena in July from the SEC for documents on “our holdings, customer programs, and operations”  —  Circle Financial is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC), the payments company disclosed Monday. #Filing #Circle #backs #USDC #stablecoin #received #subpoena #July #SEC … Read more