Month: July 2021

Ottawa proposes plan to regulate social media content

Social media companies like Facebook and Twitter could soon be held accountable for content posted on their platforms, as the federal government proposes a new regulatory framework to tackle hate online. The government hopes to use the feedback from its…

BEN Group Drives Historic Business Growth As Hollywood Productions and Social Media Content Return to Pre-pandemic Levels

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – BEN Group, the entertainment artificial intelligence company that integrates brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music and movie content, as well as its TubeBuddy content optimization platform, announced today a milestone in the first half of 2021….

Media literacy can be crucial in making informed health decisions related to a pandemic

As the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps across the country, cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, especially in places with relatively low vaccination rates. And there is a real and growing concern that the disinformation flourishing in some of…

Media literacy can be crucial in making informed health decisions related to a pandemic

From Texas Standard: As the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps across the country, cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, especially in places where vaccination rates are relatively low. And there is a real and growing concern that the disinformation…

Colorado law mandates online media education resources

(TNS) – In an age dominated by social media and massive amounts of information and misinformation, the state of Colorado will soon help schools teach kindergarten through high school students how to distinguish fact from fiction. The Colorado General Assembly…

What to post on different social media platforms

Managing your brand’s social media accounts can be a busy job, so it’s understandable that you want to click ‘copy and paste’ across all of your channels. Still, posting the same content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media…

Majid Al Futtaim Selects CitrusAd As Retail Media Technology Platform

(ST. PETERSBOURG, Florida) – Majid Al Futtaim Retail, Carrefour operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, directly integrates its internal technology and its advanced analysis pipeline into the CitrusAd media platform, to accelerate the offer across all of its…

DGTL Holdings Says Hashoff Affiliate Enters Social Media Content Services Agreement With Fast Growing Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

The new account is a Europe-based cryptocurrency trading platform that operates tokenized assets on proprietary technology, making complex cryptocurrency trading more efficient and accessible. DGTL Holdings Inc said its wholly owned subsidiary Hashoff LLC has signed a new social media…

Majid Al Futtaim chooses CitrusAd as technology platform for retail media

Dubai-based retailer to roll out CitrusAd Retail media platform across Carrefour in 17 countries ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, July 27, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Majid Al Futtaim Retail, Carrefour operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, directly integrates its internal…

Majid Al Futtaim Selects CitrusAd as Retail Media Technology Platform

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) – Majid Al Futtaim Retail, Carrefour’s operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, is directly integrating its in-house technology and advanced analytics pipeline with the retail media platform CitrusAd, to accelerate the offer across all its…

Get closer to fashionable designers on social networks

Representative image. | Photo credit: Twitter Highlights Super Thanks is a pretty simple feature – if you like content uploaded by a content creator on YouTube, you’ll now have the option to show your gratitude in the form of…

Indian government still pushing social media platforms to cancel COVID posts

Gen Z and Millennials are arguably the biggest users of social media, and perhaps the internet in general. But it’s not just about reuniting with friends and family anymore, posting memes and seeing yourself as the king of hashtags –…

Conservative social media platforms can’t succeed without content moderation – Orange County Register

Team Trump’s latest social media platform, Gettr, has grown from a safe space for conservative beliefs to a hellish landscape of impostor accounts, offensive memes and pornography within hours of its launch. This illustrates what the nascent pro-conservative platforms have…

Missed Opportunity: DCMS Announces New National Media Literacy Strategy

On July 14, the UK Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport released an “Online Media Literacy Strategy” as promised in the White Paper on Online Damage. LSE’s Professor Sonia Livingstone explains here why the strategy represents a missed opportunity…

Unit 5 wants the use of social media included in the media literacy course

The program manager at Normal Community and Normal West High Schools says the district already has a good foundation for teaching media literacy. Illinois high schools will be required to teach media literacy starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Dan…

5 websites to help students develop their media literacy skills

Over the past two years, students have been inundated with an almost constant stream of news and headlines about politics, racial and social unrest, the pandemic, and more. Even more essential is helping students develop enlightened media literacy skills. Students…

Is built-in multimedia technology a good software action to buy under $ 4?

Based in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Integrated Media Technology Limited (IMTE) is a lesser-known company that develops, sells and distributes 3D autostereoscopic display (ASD) technology products and services in Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore and Australia. The company launched its…

Is the built-in multimedia technology a good software stock to buy under $4?

Hong Kong-based Integrated Media Technology (IMTE) is known for its glasses-free 3D display technology. But its stock price has fallen almost 7% over the past month to close yesterday’s trading session at $3.95. So, can the stock bounce back thanks…

UIS experts: media literacy needs to deepen knowledge to end disinformation

The state of Illinois will require high schools to teach media literacy starting in fall 2022. Educators at the Illinois State University School of Communication will closely monitor the State Board of Education’s requirements for a media literacy program. Illinois…

Is built-in media technology a good software action to buy under $ 4?

Hong Kong-based Integrated Media Technology (IMTE) is known for its 3D display technology without glasses. But its stock price fell nearly 7% over the past month to close yesterday’s trading session at $ 3.95. So, can the stock bounce back…

Pritzker signs legislation to add media literacy to high school curriculum | Illinois

(The Center Square) – Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation which amends the state school code to include a media literacy unit. State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez, a Democrat, filed the invoice. Some Republicans have opposed the bill, fearing it will lead…

Should social media platforms adopt a human-centered moderation system to tackle abuse?

The Drum’s social media manager, Amy Houston, examines whether social networks need to take a more human approach to content moderation and why they aren’t acting fast enough to tackle racism online. All eyes are on social media again this…

Biden: Social media platforms are ‘killing people’ with misinformation | Health Info

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said on Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to monitor disinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines. Biden’s comments came a day after U.S. surgeon general Vivek Murthy said vaccine…

Online media literacy strategy aims to help young people navigate misinformation

The UK government has released a strategy to help young people spot disinformation online, as part of a larger effort to improve media literacy and make the internet a safer place for children. The strategy [PDF] will involve training teachers,…

Media education requirement and ban on animal products among latest 53 bills signed by Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD – Public high schools in Illinois will soon be required to teach students how to access and rate various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. This was among…

Future of Media Technology Event Series: September 9-30, 2021

Press Gazette is hosting a month-long virtual conference in September that aims to provide media leaders with everything they need to know about the future of media technology. Each one hour session will include: Overview of industry leaders Exclusive data…

Media Literacy Obligation, Animal Products Ban Among Latest 53 Pritzker Bills Signed | Government and politics

Governor JB Pritzker signs HB 376, the Fair Teaching of Asian American History Act. SPRINGFIELD — Public high schools in Illinois will soon have to teach students how to access and evaluate various types of news and social media they…

Media education requirement, ban on animal products among last 53 bills signed by Pritzker | Politics

SPRINGFIELD – Public high schools in Illinois will soon be required to teach students how to access and rate various types of news and social media that they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. It was…

Media literacy requirement, ban on animal products among latest bills signed by Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois public high schools will soon be required to teach students how to access and assess various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. It was among 53…

Executive Vice Chancellor Honored for Leadership in Media Literacy: Indiana University Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. – Leadership in teaching media literacy has led to national recognition of Mark Canada, Indiana Kokomo University’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Canada received the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement from the American…

Police to ‘assess’ new allegation regarding Leigh Griffiths’ social media content

The 30-year-old was sent home from Celtic’s training base in Wales last week as allegations of inappropriate online behavior were investigated. It is understood that the allegations surrounded the allegations that he sent private messages online to an underage girl….

Vivrelle Recruits Social Media Content Manager in New York, NY

Vivrelle is hiring a Social Media Content Manager to join our growing team. Role and Responsibilities: Generate creative ideas, innovative storytelling and create concepts and content for major social platforms Facilitate and administer social media strategies designed to increase brand…

Influencer Guide to Advertising on Digital Media Platforms

Social networks have spared no one. With the pandemic hitting the world, the country has seen an increase in the use of digital media platforms, in which content creators have played a central role. To regulate the myriad of advertising…

Lord David Puttnam calls for digital media literacy in new report

‘Chariots of Fire’ producer Lord David Puttnam has called for children to be educated about digital media as part of the Children’s Media Foundation (CMF) new report on the future of children’s television. “The lockdowns and school closures associated with…

Berlin’s New Educator Gets Media Literacy Certification

NEW BERLIN, WI — A New Berlin teacher earned national certification last month to teach students how to think critically about the media they consume every day. Jaclyn Jecha, a social studies teacher at New Berlin West Middle and High…

Why is media literacy important in the UK Online Safety Bill 2021?

The UK government recently released an online security bill, which it says fulfills its commitment “to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online while defending freedom of expression. Ahead of our LSE briefing on Thursday,…

PBS Media Education Academy | WSKGWSKG

WSKG is recruiting educators for a local PBS Media Literacy Academy cohort. This group of educators will work with WSKG Education staff to work toward the PBS Media Literacy Educator certification. The aim of the WSKG Media Literacy Academy is…

Are social media platforms legally responsible for what their users post? / World of digital information

The prevalence of social media these days has had the effect of having a huge influence on the global conversation, and many would say most of its impact has been more or less negative. However, it has also sparked a…

PBS Media Education Academy | WSKGWSKG

WSKG is recruiting educators for a local cohort of PBS Media Literacy Academy. This group of educators will work with WSKG Education staff to work towards the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification. The aim of the WSKG Media Literacy Academy…

New CEO Mat Baxter on Adding Media Literacy to Creativity and His Vision for Huge

The Drum catches up with Mat Baxter, who has changed seats at IPG from President of Initiative to Global CEO of Huge. Here, he discusses the need for dynamic creativity and speed, and his vision for another level of success…

Renowned Media Technology Executive Yossi Aloni Joins Black Dragon Capital℠ as Executive Advisor

MIAMI, July 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Black Dragon Capital℠ (“BDC”), a high performing private equity firm founded and led by a diverse manager and team with a proven track record of exceptional operating and investment success in growth…

365 days of social media content ideas for restaurateurs

It’s hard to think of day after day social media restaurant ideas that are creative, engaging, and “gram” worthy. As a busy restaurant owner, you shouldn’t waste your time brainstorming ideas for social media. 365 days of social publications for…

Federal judge blocks Florida law targeting social media platforms

The preliminary injunction is a victory for Silicon Valley and a setback for conservatives in the Florida government who argued for the measure as a means of stopping Big Tech’s so-called liberal agenda. But the move could also provide more…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Social Media Content (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples)

Downloads Don’t be ashamed # COVID19 # epidemics still occur throughout [insert state/territory name]. If you’re not feeling well, or you’ve been to an exhibition site, go get tested for COVID-19. When you are feeling fit and healthy, make an…