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Facebook’s status: Tech or media company? – The Listening Post (Lead)

When The Guardian broke its Facebook story this week, revealing what it called the site’s rule book on sex, terrorism and violence, the picture that emerged was one of a technology company that has accidentally grown into something else, the world’s biggest media platform. A company that is making up the rules as it goes along, recently almost doubling its …

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Scrubbing the net: The content moderators – The Listening Post (Feature)

Many social media users assume that content moderation is automated, that when an inappropriate image or video is uploaded to the net a computer removes it – whereas, in reality, there are reportedly more than 150,000 content moderators working today. The job description involves sifting through images, videos and text, assessing whether or not the content contravenes their platform’s policies. …

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May v Corbyn: The Battle for Number 10

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Willie Rennie promises Lib Dem gains #Ridge

Scottish Lib Dems leader Willie Rennie tells Sophy Ridge five times in a row that his party “are going to make gains” in the General Election. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone …

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Nicola Sturgeon’s PM preference #Ridge

Who would Nicola Sturgeon prefer as Prime Minister? Sophy Ridge grills the SNP leader for an answer. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

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Kezia Dugdale: Is Corbyn a help or a hindrance for Labour? #Ridge

Is Jeremy Corbyn a help or a hindrance to the Scottish Labour Party? Sophy Ridge kicked off her interview with the party leader Kezia Dugdale with a direct question about opinion polls #Ridge SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com …

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Ruth Davidson talks terrorism and foreign policy on #Ridge

“Jeremy Corbyn’s speech was far too simplistic” – Sophy Ridge asks Scottish Conservatives Leader Ruth Davidson what role she thinks UK foreign policy played (if any) in the Manchester suicide bomber attack SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and …

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Syrian refugees help solve Jordan’s rubbish crisis

Syrian refugees help solve Jordan’s rubbish crisis The Jordanian government is struggling to contain a mounting rubbish crisis as garbage dumps across the country start to reach capacity. A new initiative to encourage recycling is looking to Syrian refugees to help lead the way out of the problem. Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab reports from Mufraq in northern Jordan. – Subscribe …

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Festival of light shines on Sydney’s iconic landmarks

Festival of light shines on Sydney’s iconic landmarks A spectacular light show has taken over Sydney’s iconic landmarks. The Opera House and Harbour Bridge will be lit up for 23 days as part of Vivid Sydney, an annual event. Al Jazeera’s Yaara Bou Melhem reports from the Australian capital, Sydney. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on …

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Swedish satire ‘The Square’ wins top film prize at Cannes

Swedish satire ‘The Square’ wins top film prize at Cannes A Swedish satire, “The Square”, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Director Ruben Ostlund’s film was among 19 feature films competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or. Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us …

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