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An artificial intelligence model try to spot clickbait and results … will blow your...

With training from humans and machines, an artificial intelligence model can outperform other clickbait detectors, according to new research. In addition, the new AI-based solution was also able to tell...
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Facebook to restrict political advertising for 2020 U.S. elections

The social networking giant has been the target of criticism since it came to light that Russian agents, in a disinformation campaign, paid advertisements intended to instigate political unrest...

Facebook will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp apps

Facebook plans to add its name to its proprietary applications Instagram and WhatsApp, which in the future will be renamed "Facebook Instagram" and "Facebook WhatsApp", according to published this...
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Alleged monopolistic practices open a new war front to Facebook in the U.S.

Just after two multi-million dollar sanctions have been released to Facebook in the U.S. for its privacy management, a new front has been opened this week for the company:...
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U.S. government imposes $5 billion fine on Facebook

The U.S. government has confirmed the fine of 5,000 million dollars that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) imposed last day 12 to technology giant Facebook for faults in the...

Nevertheless, user activity on Facebook is increasing (according to Facebook’s own data)

Internet users are increasingly active on Facebook, which so far this year has increased both comments such as "I Like" and clicks on ads, according to data released this...
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The trend ‘influencer’ could deflate with the new Instagram without ‘likes’

At the moment it's an experiment, but Instagram is testing what happens in the behaviour of the users if it hides the 'like' in the photos and the amount...

Google and Facebook track the porn users see even when they use incognito browser...

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that Internet giants Facebook, Google, and Oracle track the porn their users see even when they...

Facebook adds a tracking code to photos so it can be tracked outside the...

As Edin Jusupovic has discovered, Facebook automatically adds a series of metadata to images downloaded from the platform. These metadata are IPTC instructions that allow an image or file...

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak urges users to delete their Facebook accounts

Although Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has emphasized his company's privacy, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is not at all convinced that the social network maintains the confidentiality of users' personal...
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‘Phyjama’, the sleeping wearable

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example,...
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France warns that the EU will not authorise Facebook crypto currency

The French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, warned on Thursday that the European Union (EU) will not authorise the crypto currency Facebook wants to...
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More than twenty Android apps have been affected by a malware called Joker

New malware has circumvented the security of the Google Play Store and infected more than 20 applications with more than thousands of downloads worldwide. On...
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A little competition improves the results of your exercise

Wearables might not offer enough motivation to get your daily steps, but a little competition might work. Researchers combined behavioral insights, gaming elements such as...
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Seating position and movements predict a eSports player’s skill level in 77% of cases

A group of scientists from Skoltech's Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering Center (CDISE) won the Best Paper Award at the prestigious 5th IEEE...
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How friction causes static electricity?

A new model shows how rubbing two objects together creates static electricity, the answer to a mystery that has confounded scientists for more than...
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Risks and advantages of raising chickens in your backyard

When it comes to backyard poultry farming, there are some basic do’s and don’ts for keeping both you and your animals safe. Backyard poultry farming...

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