Month: September 2022

Teach media literacy

A new law in Illinois allows high schools to teach media literacy to students in all subjects. In case skeptics are tempted to present this as some sort of clandestine plot to indoctrinate children, it is the exact opposite. There…

A complaint system for social media content will be in place by 2024

A mechanism for people to complain about content posted on social media will be put in place gradually over the next few years, starting with complaints relating to children. Tech companies would be “required” to sign online safety codes once…

A dedicated media commissioner will prioritize complaints about social media content relating to children

A dedicated media commissioner will prioritize individual complaints about child-related content online. A group of experts today gave the green light to the creation of an individual complaints body which will for the first time deal with complaints from citizens…

IAS integrates Good-Loop’s Green Media technology to offer carbon emissions measurement to digital advertisers

Advertisers will be able to seamlessly track the carbon emissions of their digital ad campaigns using IAS and Good-Loop data feeds NEW YORK, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of this partnership, Good-Loop’s carbon measurement solution will be integrated…

IAS integrates Good-Loop’s Green Media technology to offer carbon emissions measurement to digital advertisers

Advertisers will be able to seamlessly track the carbon emissions of their digital ad campaigns using IAS and Good-Loop data feeds NEW YORK, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integral Advertising Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality,…

Many adults did not acquire media literacy skills in high school. What schools can do now

Children and adults alike are bombarded with questionable information daily, whether it’s fake TikTok videos about the war in Ukraine, targeted ads on Facebook, or climate change misinformation on TV. The challenge for schools is to prepare students to enter…

Texas law banning moderation by social media platforms is approved by the 5th Circuit

Controversial Texas law allowing citizens to sue social media platforms for censoring political speech takes effect after federal appeals court reversed an injunction preventing the application of the law. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found…

Supreme Court requests compliance report from social media platforms on child pornography

As the widespread use of social media and online networking sites to abuse children has resulted in a proliferation of photographs and web pages circulating, the Supreme Court asked all social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to file a…

Advertisers must start pulling money from social media platforms to help tackle extremist content online – expert

It was formed by New Zealand and France following the Christchurch terrorist attack on March 15, 2019. “It’s a real showpiece for New Zealand,” Ardern said from New York on Wednesday. “It’s obviously been running for a number of years…

Social media platforms’ ‘flawed policies’ amplify voter fraud allegations: report

Social media companies have weak policies on misinformation and did not apply them consistently until the 2022 midterms, according to a new report released Monday. The report, from New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, faults Meta,…

Social media platforms are at the forefront of the China-West narrative battle

US: Long tied to Beijing’s outlandish propaganda campaign and insisting on “telling China’s story well,” praise for China’s achievements on Western social media platforms now shows that the West is grappling with the world conflict. I’m not averse to playing…

Five types of powerful social media content your business should be creating this Heritage Month

Creating content for Heritage Month can seem like a simple process. However, it’s not just about developing impactful captions that incorporate local slang, using images that showcase South African cultures and using the right hashtags. It is a month that…

Data-driven research partnerships advance media literacy at the local level – URI News

KINGSTON, RI – September 16, 2022 – A new partnership between a University of Rhode Island professor and a national nonprofit organization will give schools and communities across the country access to a tool that measures how students are well…

Ronn Torossian on Adapting PR Efforts to Social Media Platforms

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, September 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According Ronn Torossian, the global pandemic has brought many changes around the world, as many businesses have been forced to work remotely, which has made it a bit more difficult…

Anti-vaxxers evaded social media content bans by replacing the word ‘vaccine’ with a carrot emoji, BBC investigation finds

Anti-vaxxers use emojis to avoid detection by social media algorithms, according to a BBC investigation. A large Facebook group has used the carrot emoji to replace the word vaccine, according to the BBC. Groups sharing baseless claims that people are…

Federal officials put pressure on social media platforms |

By Jacob Sullum “Tech platforms are notoriously opaque,” the White House complained last week, saying Americans deserve to know more about how online forums decide “when and how to remove content from their Site (s”. Yet the Biden administration, which…

New study showing misinformation on TikTok highlights importance of media literacy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — A new study showing that misinformation spread by one of the world’s largest social media platforms is driving some local educators to push for more media literacy. According to a study by NewsGuard, one in…

Biden urges accountability of social media platforms at anti-hate summit

President Biden on Thursday called for accountability on social media platforms for their role in fueling violence as the White House hosted a summit aimed at addressing hate-based violence. Biden, in a speech to lawmakers, administration officials and activists at…

Ex-Twitter, Facebook executives urge lawmakers to rein in social media platforms

WASHINGTON — A senior executive at video app TikTok, which is owned by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, told a U.S. Senate panel he was negotiating with federal regulators over restricting access to user data to employees in China, but refused…

Senator Daines urges Big Tech executives on how social media platforms plan to tackle fentanyl and illicit drug sales

FIRST ON FOX – Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., sent a letter to the CEOs of Snapchat, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok on Tuesday, asking them what they are doing to combat the sales of fentanyl and other illicit drugs on their…

Biden’s Sneaky Censors: Behind the Scenes, Federal Officials Pressure Social Media Platforms to Remove Disadvantaged Speech, by Jacob Sullum

“Tech platforms are notoriously opaque,” the White House complained last week, saying Americans deserve to know more about how online forums decide “when and how to remove content from their Site (s”. Yet the Biden administration, which regularly pressures social…

What to know about the convergence of social media platforms

Last week, Twitter finally announced a “share” button for its android application. The feature is already standard in iOS, making Twitter way, way behind in its own game. It’s just the latest example of a social media platform chasing revenue…

Ai-Media Partners with Leading Media Technology Provider Grass Valley

Ai-Media is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Grass Valley, provider of AMPP, the world’s first agile production and distribution platform. As a platform for virtual media production tools, Grass Valley’s AMPP enables media producers to create live content…

How to Incorporate More Context into Your Social Media Content

Social networks are now part of our daily lives. The many platforms have revolutionized the way we communicate. They provide quick access to information and entertainment at the touch of a button. And now social media provides us with an…

Instagram is testing a new feature that mimics other social media platforms / Digital Information World

A new report from Tech Crunch highlights Instagram’s new test. But it’s quite unique, to say the least. The social media app is experimenting with a new feature designed to mimic other social media platforms. It’s called “Reposts” and it’s…

Top 10 Most Popular Social Media Platforms in USA

The most popular social media platforms in the world are not necessarily the most popular in the United States or other countries. Indeed, there are country-specific social media apps. Douyin for example, is a Chinese application, the national version of…

Social Media Platforms to Testify at US Senate Homeland Security Hearing

The US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday with parent platforms Facebook, Alphabet’s YouTube, Twitter and the short-form video app TikTok on the impact of social media on homeland security. The panel led…

Ronn Torossian on creating long-form social media content

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, Sept. 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Ronn Torossian, founder of 5WPR, says most businesses and marketers don’t seem to agree these days on what constitutes long content, but in general, long content is anything over 1000…

EFF at the Ninth Circuit: moderating social media content is not ‘state action’

Former EFF intern Shashank Sirivolu contributed to this blog post. Social media users who have sued companies for deleting, demonetizing and otherwise moderating their content have tried several arguments that it violates their constitutional rights. Courts have always ruled against…

Will introduce a framework to regulate social media platforms: Center to Delhi HC

“Social media platforms must be held accountable for subjugating and overriding fundamental rights” “Social media platforms must be held accountable for subjugating and overriding fundamental rights” The Center informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it would “at some…

Top 10 most popular social media platforms in the world

Social media is used for almost everything today. From messaging to tracking your favorites to advertising, we can say that social media is a world apart. According to the Digital 2022 April Global Statshot Report, there are 4.65 billion social…

69% of B2Bs share their experience on social media platforms when they have a bad customer service experience: GoodFirms B2B survey

“Overly demanding customers, increased operating costs and price pressure are the top three challenges facing B2B sellers.” /EIN News/ — Washington, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GoodFirms, a world-renowned research, rating and assessment platform, recently released its new research…

Will introduce framework to regulate social media platforms: center tells Delhi HC

The Center told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it would “at some point” introduce a framework to regulate social media platforms, including the de-platforming of users by them. The Center said the proposed framework would be forward-looking and…

Is the built-in multimedia technology a good NFT stock to own?

Integrated Media Technology (IMTE) is known for its glassless 3D display technology. While the company’s entry into the NFT space has caught the eye of investors, the stock price is currently down more than 60%. So, let’s assess whether it’s…

Chinese social media platforms add hidden digital watermarks to track screenshot sharing Global Voices

Image created from a screenshot of Douban.com At least two Chinese social media platforms have added a script to their sites and apps to generate a hidden digital watermark (盲水印) to track the original user who shared a screenshot. A…

Social media platforms act on misinformation midstream

Social media has played a huge role in recent political history, from Donald Trump’s tweets of rage to the haphazard factual freedom of Facebook accounts of a stolen election in 2020. Particularly though, Google – that it’s not no exaggeration…

Modern technology is essential to enrich social media platforms | Digital

The rapid emergence of metaverse encourages many to venture into new virtual frontiers. In response to the growing formation of diverse virtual universes, social media platforms must prepare for this future by implementing unique strategies that not only optimize but…

Social Media Platforms That Could Help You Earn Money

Image source: FREEPIK Social media and content creation The internet has brought many opportunities for creative people to become famous and earn money online. In this era, writers, musicians, filmmakers, and other content creators can share their creative visions with…

MediaKind’s Enhanced MK Engage Solution Maximizes the Power of Live Media Content

Cloud-based media and monetization platform empowers content owners, broadcasters and TV operators to deliver big events at scale New enhancements to MK Engage include synchronized video playback and flexible content monetization, allowing customers to deliver different levels of value to…

MediaKind’s Enhanced MK Engage Solution Maximizes the Power of Live Media Content

FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MediaKind today announced new enhancements to MK Engage, its comprehensive streaming technology service for video production, streaming, and audience engagement. Built on a modular framework, MK Engage spans the entire streaming pipeline from ingestion to delivery, enabling sports…

Media literacy leads us down the path of partisanship • Troy Media

Reading time: 3 minutes The expression that beauty, or art, is in the eye of the beholder means that it is the beholder who decides. The same goes for the viewer of the news. Put simply, new research shows us,…

How to Incorporate More Context into Your Social Media Content

Social networks are now part of our daily lives. The many platforms have revolutionized the way we communicate. They provide quick access to information and entertainment at the touch of a button. And now social media provides us with an…

Joy Media Content Broker (part-time)

ROLE OVERVIEW Based in Melbourne, JOY has traditionally produced content locally by our wonderful volunteers and small paid content creation team. Leveraging digital streaming and podcasting channels, JOY has grown into a global media organization. As part of this, we…

Voxfeed “Lite” makes it easy to get social media content from happy customers

VoxFeed “Lite” – Customer Generated Content Improving and simplifying the connection between brands and customers is the goal of VoxFeed Lite, the new feature of VoxFeed which will go live in September 2022. Authentic customer-generated content drives results. It’s not…