Tag: technology

Inside Facebook’s race to separate news from junk

Inside Facebook’s race to separate news from junk

JUDY WOODRUFF: Facebook is under pressure to crack down on false news, fake accounts and inflammatory content that can be manipulated to influence the public. This week, the social media giant announced that it deleted 865 million posts in the first three months of this year. Most of it was spam. The company also quickly …

The real danger of internet addiction.

The real danger of internet addiction.

Hi! I’m Dave from Boyinaband. A while ago I made a Facebook post, in which I asked people to send over research for a topic they considered important. I was looking through the responses, until one of them made me double-take because I didn’t think the research was real at first. It pointed me towards …

How New Satellites Could Change the Internet | WSJ

How New Satellites Could Change the Internet | WSJ

– [Presenter] Do you remember these? They used to get video from these but they’re not as popular as they used to be and that’s because we’re consuming media differently by using things like these and these. And do you know what these require? Data, and a lot of it. Most of that data comes …

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis

Three years ago, I started building a decentralized web because I was worried about the future of our internet. The current internet we are using is about gatekeepers. If you want to reach something on the web, then you need to go through multiple middlemen. First, a domain name server, then a server hosting company, …