A new Q&A moderation feature for Google Meet now allows hosts and moderators to review the questions before making them public to all attendees. The update has started rolling out to eligible users.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
windows 11 insider preview
Amazon's Project Kuiper internet satellites launching this week
A Kenyan labour court has ruled that Facebook's parent company Meta can be sued by an ex-moderator. Daniel Motaung used to review posts on the site and claims it harmed their mental health.
A leading member of the Wikimedia Foundation has said sites with community moderation like Wikipedia should be treated differently to centralized platforms like Facebook under the Online Safety Bill.
Twitter's former head of trust and safety has said that the platform is not safer under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk, as there are not enough employees left at the company to moderate Twitter.
Spotify will buy Kinzen, a company that specializes in detecting harmful audio content. Using machine learning technology, Kinzen can moderate content across languages and dialects.
The Google Play Store hasn't approved Truth Social, the social media platform promoted as a free speech alternative to Twitter. The app allegedly violates policies pertaining to moderation of content.
According to Twitter's transparency report for January-June 2021, the platform faced a record number of account and content takedown requests from governments, with Japan leading the pack.
Facebook has been holding famous users on its platform to lower standards with a system it uses called XCheck. The firm said it is trying to address XCheck's issues and eventually stop using it.
Twitter is experimenting with allowing some users to report tweets containing misleading information, with a special focus on misinformation related to COVID-19, vaccines, and elections.
In Q4 2020, Facebook saw a decrease in hate speech prevalence and other content which violates its policies, such as adult nudity. This was driven by modifications to its content moderation systems.
After joining hands with multiple tech giants on Wednesday, Twitter has escalated its moderation of content related to COVID-19 that will put people at a greater risk of transmitting the disease.
Facebook has announced new tools in order to curb occurrences of online bullying and harassment. Users will now be able to report others, to Facebook, on behalf of friends and family.
YouTube's transparency report for the last three months of 2017 shows that almost 8.3 million videos were removed as the company tries to better enforce its community guidelines via automation.
It appears that Facebook is testing a "Downvote" button which allows users to mark questionable comments as misleading, offensive, or off-topic. However, it is only intended for comment moderation.