YouTube Removes Content and Channels for Using Hate Speech

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YouTube Removes Harmful Content

After changing community guidelines to ban videos that promote violence and discrimination, YouTube has removed over 100,000 videos and 17,000 channels in just the second quarter of 2019. This is five times higher than last quarter and also includes the removal of over 500 million comments. Silencing the Haters After many complaints of discrimination and violence, YouTube created rules that … Read More

iPhone Users in the EU Unable to Use British Residency App

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Britain Residency App Only Available on Android

With Brexit a mere two months away from being put into action, the European Union (EU) Nationals are trying to find an Android device to stay in Britain. A government-created app was designed for EU Nationals to apply for residency within Britain. The problem with this development is that it is only available on Android devices. Breaking Down Brexit Living … Read More

Australia Bans Internet Domains that Show Terrorist Content

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Australia Blocks Websites with Violent Content

Following the horrific Christchurch massacre in New Zealand in March, Australia and New Zealand decided to more closely monitor websites and social media. During the attack, the alleged gunman live streamed the tragic event on Facebook. This is not the first time that violent acts have been publicized over the internet. Police violence has been captured on body cameras and … Read More

Facebook Creates Technology to Read Minds

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Facebook Creates Brain to Speech Technology

Technology seems to know everything about us from our web browsing habits to products we commonly purchase, and even the number of steps we take each day. Facebook has created a technology that now goes inside of our brains themselves. The tech giant has created an interface that translates brain signals into audible words. The Creation of the Latest Technology … Read More

Twitter Censorship in China Leads to Misinformation

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Chinese Tweets Show Peaceful Protests as Violent

Recently, 1.7 million people gathered in Hong Kong to protest unfair and unjust government policies. A lot of these protests come on the heels of trade laws such as those with Huawei, which is forcing the Chinese government to make some serious economic changes. Citizens are feeling these changes in negative ways, which has been leading to public outcry. Limited … Read More