Facebook’s AI couldn’t spot mass murder

Facebook has given another update on measures it took and what more it’s doing in the wake of the livestreamed video of a gun massacre by a far right terrorist who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Earlier this week the company said the video of the slayings had been viewed […]

Digital Marketing News: B2B Trends Study, Facebook’s Topics to Watch, & What Consumers Really Think of Personalized Ads

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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook’s future is messaging, encryption, and privacy

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s chief AI scientist: Deep learning may need a new programming language

Deep learning may need a new programming language that’s more flexible and easier to work with than Python, Facebook AI Research director Yann LeCun said.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s early Portal prototypes swiveled to see video subjects

Facebook has shared additional details about the evolution of its AI-powered camera for video calls in Portal, Facebook’s first consumer device.Read More Social – VentureBeat

How could Facebook’s use of blockchain affect marketing and advertising?

The social giant’s recent aqui-hire of a blockchain startup’s team is another demonstration of its interest in cryptocurrency, shared ledgers and smart contracts. The post How could Facebook’s use of blockchain affect marketing and advertising? appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies […]

Digital Marketing News: LinkedIn Hits 610M Users, Inc 500 Social Usage, Facebook’s Income Targeting, & YouTube’s New Explore Tab

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German antitrust office limits Facebook’s data gathering

A lengthy antitrust probe into how Facebook gathers data on users has resulted in Germany’s competition watchdog banning the social network giant from combining data on users across its own suite of social platforms without their consent. The investigation of Facebook data-gathering practices began in March 2016. The decision by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, announced […]

Facebook’s head of comms hits the road after 8 years at the company

Facebook head of communications Caryn Marooney is leaving for greener pastures, she announced today, on Facebook of course. She joins the growing number of executives and high-level employees departing the company during and after what may be its toughest year. “I spent a lot of time over the winter holiday reflecting, and with the New […]

Facebook’s 15th birthday is clouded by controversies and concerns

As Facebook turns 15, the most important thing is not what the company has accomplished, but how the environment it’s operating in has changed.Read More Social – VentureBeat