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YouTube asked to remove 16 videos with fake treatments to cure COVID-19

YouTube asked to remove 16 videos with fake treatments to cure COVID-19 They propose products not suitable for medical use, trivialise the pandemic and question the need for protection measures, such as social distancing. The Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC) today called...

TikTok denies removing videos of people to attract new users

TikTok denies removing videos of "ugly" people to attract new users The company said in a statement that "most" of these standards "are no longer used" or have never been in force. The Chinese app also announced a few days ago...

Unitary, an EF alumnus, raises £1.3M seed for its content moderation AI

Unitary, a startup that’s developing AI to automate content moderation for “harmful content” so that humans don’t have to, has picked up £1.35 million in funding. The company is still in development mode but launched a trial of its...

Superpeer raises $2M to help influencers and experts make money with one-on-one video calls

Superpeer is giving YouTube creators and other experts a new way to make money. The startup announced today that it has raised $2 million in pre-seed funding led by Eniac Ventures, with participation from angel investors including Steven Schlafman,...

TikTok to open a ‘Transparency Center’ where outside experts can examine its moderation practices

TikTok, the popular social media app owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance, has been under a national security investigation by U.S. lawmakers who have raised concerns about the company’s access to U.S. user data and whether it was censoring...

Facebook’s F8 conference cancelled due to coronavirus worries

Facebook has cancelled the ‘in-person’ parts of its annual F8 developer conference due to fears over the spread of coronavirus. The event was due to take place on 5-6 May in San Jose, California. In the announcement, Facebook director of...

TikTok inks licensing deal with Merlin to use music from independent labels in videos and new Resso streaming service

TikTok, the fast-growing user-generated video app from China’s Bytedance, has been building a new music streaming service to compete against the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. And today it’s announcing a deal that helps pave the...

Instagram drops IGTV button, but only 1% downloaded the app

At most, 7 million of Instagram’s 1 billion-plus users have downloaded its standalone IGTV app in the 18 months since launch. And now, Instagram’s main app is removing the annoying orange IGTV button from its home page in what...

Jobstown House Does Community Service

With more than 35,000 views already Jobie TV has proven to be a very successful ‘social media experiment’ for Tallaght pub, The Jobstown House. The team behind the ‘CarPool Caraoke’ series revealed that the series is coming to an end...

Irish Cancer Society say new ad campaign is deliberately provocative

The Irish Cancer Society says it doesn't want to cause distress to those affected by cancer with its new publicity campaign but instead wants to drive home the message that getting cancer is hard-hitting and impactful. The organisation has received complaints...
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They create a smart bra for the early detection of breast cancer Those responsible for this project plan to market this smart bra first to...

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