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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Critics question Alphabet's Jigsaw subsidiary's decision to hire a disinformation vendor to run a campaign during research into state-sponsored disinformation   —  FOR MORE THAN two years, the notion of social media disinformation campaigns has conjured up images of Russia's Internet Research Agency …
Jun 14, 2019, 10:10 AM - In context

Emma Grey Ellis / Wired:
Profile of HobbyKidsTV, a family-run children's YouTube channel with 3M+ subscribers and adult moderators protecting its kid hosts and viewers from predators   —  In it will be a Silver Play Button, a plaque that YouTube gives to creators who have surpassed 100,000 subscribers.
May 26, 2019, 11:45 AM - In context

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Because of US law, Google keeps advertisers from naming sanctioned countries as targets or exclusions in campaigns, leading to ads being served in those places   —  AS DIRECTOR OF paid search at Greenlane Marketing, a web marketing firm based in Eagleville, Pennsylvania …
May 16, 2019, 5:15 AM - In context

Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Fifteen months after the paywall launch, Wired EIC discusses the effectiveness of newsletters, gifts, phrasing in turning readers into subscribers   —  A LITTLE OVER a year ago, we introduced a paywall at WIRED.  The idea, as I wrote back then, was largely about us.
May 3, 2019, 12:15 PM - In context

Interviews with 65 current and former employees on the meltdown inside Facebook over the last 15 months as the Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolded   —  Scandals.  Backstabbing.  Resignations.  Record profits.  Time Bombs.  In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook.
Apr 16, 2019, 8:10 AM - In context

Facebook rolls out multiple changes to combat the spread of disinformation: demoting untrustworthy sources in News Feed, changes to how Groups work, and more   —  FACEBOOK IS TRYING to redefine authoritativeness on the internet as part of its efforts to fight the spread of misinformation and abuse on its platforms.
Apr 10, 2019, 1:20 PM - In context

Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Founder of Change My View subreddit, which has 700K+ subscribers, launches Change A View, a site with paid moderators and some funding from Alphabet's Jigsaw   —  A FEW MONTHS shy of his high school graduation, Kal Turnbull came to a realization: Conversations on the internet are broken.
Apr 8, 2019, 8:00 PM - In context

Robert Peck / Wired:
A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists   —  THESE ARE THE rules: Users of /r/aww aren't allowed to post about dogs that are dying, or sick, or just back from the vet.
Mar 25, 2019, 5:20 AM - In context

Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Profile of Roman Dobrokhotov, who runs The Insider, a Russian news site that has published scoops on GRU and other issues in collaboration with Bellingcat   —  TEN YEARS AGO, Roman Dobrokhotov sat down in the front row of a Kremlin auditorium, surrounded by a polite audience of journalists …
Feb 23, 2019, 7:35 AM - In context

K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
Investigation: YouTube is monetizing sexualized videos of minors, many with comments from predators; Epic Games pauses all pre-roll ads following inquiry   —  Scores of YouTube videos with tens of millions of views are being inundated with comments by paedophiles, with adverts from major brands running alongside the disturbing content
Feb 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - In context

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