Month: October 2022

Election bodies expect social media platforms to use ‘power of algorithms’ to proactively flag fake news: CEC

These facilitate credible election results that help preserve freedom, chief election commissioner says These facilitate credible election results that help preserve freedom, chief election commissioner says Inclusive elections faithfully reflect the expression of the collective will of the people and…

4 social media platforms to check out in 2023

Staying on top of every change in social media isn’t always easy. To make it a little simpler, Alessandro Bogliari of The Influencer Marketing Factory gives us four platforms to watch in 2023. Social media platforms are constantly evolving and…

CEC Rajiv Kumar – ThePrint – ANIFeed

New Delhi [India]Oct 31 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar says social media platforms claim to have content posting policies, but also have the “power of algorithm” in play. “Earlier or deeper red flagging of fake news based on modus…

CEC wants social media platforms to take a proactive role in reporting fake news

New Delhi: A proactive approach by social media platforms to countering fake news will facilitate credible election results that will help safeguard “freedoms”, Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said on Monday. Addressing an international conference of election management bodies here, Kumar…

New IT rules to place greater obligations on social media platforms to act against illegal content and misinformation: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Saturday that latest change in IT rules impose more specific due diligence obligations on social media companies to work to ensure that no illegal content or misinformation is posted on their platforms. On Friday,…

Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms will have to follow Indian laws: minister

The new changes to IT rules impose a legal obligation on social media companies to make every effort to prevent banned content and misinformation, the government said on Saturday, noting that platforms such as Twitter and Facebook operating in India…

Will social media platforms comply with India’s new IT rules? MoS Chandrasekhar responds

In an exclusive interview with Republic Editor Arnab Goswami on “Nation Wants To Know”, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union MoS Information Technology, spoke about the recently changed IT rules and what will happen if a social media company chooses not to comply….

Kapil Sibal claims government is ‘capturing’ social media platforms with new IT rules, GDP flags it as ‘misleading’

GDP Fact Check Kapil Sibal New Delhi: The central government’s nodal agency, the Press Information Bureau (PIB), verified former Union Minister Kapil Sibal’s claims on the changed IT rules on Saturday and called them “misleading”. Sibal had said the government…

New Delhi gives itself power over social media content moderation | Business and Economy News

New rules allow the Indian government to control content moderation decisions made by social media companies. The Indian government has announced changes to its information technology rules that will apply to social media companies, a move likely to be seen…

Government to set up panels to hear appeals against social media platforms

New Delhi: Grievance redress boards would soon be set up by the government to hear user appeals against content moderation decisions made by social media entities like Meta and Twitter. In a notice to the Official Gazette published on Friday,…

India sets up government panel to hear complaints over social media content moderation

NEW DELHI, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The Indian government on Friday announced changes to its information technology (IT) rules that will apply to social media companies, in a move likely to be seen as a a brake on big tech…

New Delhi gives itself power over social media content moderation | Business and Economy News

New rules allow the Indian government to control content moderation decisions made by social media companies. The Indian government has announced changes to its information technology rules that will apply to social media companies, a move likely to be seen…

Social media platforms are failing Brazilian voters

The stakes couldn’t be higher in from Brazil election. Yet tech platforms are predictably failing to keep up with the moment. More than 120 million Brazilians voted in the first round of elections on October 2. A runoff on October…

Online media literacy forum empowers young people with digital literacy

According to Oung Chanthol, Executive Director of Women’s Media Center of Cambodia (WMC). Chanthol made the remarks at the MIL-KH conference organized by WMC, DW Akademie and the Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM), which was held in Phnom Penh…

Watch&Earn: How the use of cryptocurrency on social media platforms will change the economy

The idea of ​​using cryptocurrency on social media was first mooted in 2019 when Mark Zukerberg revealed plans to release his own stablecoin, Diem. At that time, the US government came out against the idea and the project has been…

Social media platforms must not become the playthings of the big fortunes

“Before, the wealthiest people in the world bought media, but now they want to take over social networks,” says Vincent Berthier, head of RSF’s Tech Desk. “Why do they want to own these platforms? This is probably not out of…

Physician-only social media platforms will combat Covid-19 misinformation

G-Med The Vital Need for Peer-to-Peer Platforms for Physicians in the Age of Corona to Combat Misinformation LONDON, UK, October 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With emerging Covid variants and waning immunity likely to drive up infection rates upperdoctors search for…

Media Literacy Week 2022 kicks off, bringing with it the first-ever Digital Citizen Day

OTTAWA (ON), October 24, 2022 /CNW/ – In our digital age, ensuring everyone has access to devices and a reliable internet is just the beginning. We also need to have the tools and resources to be digitally savvy and stay…

Media Literacy Week 2022 kicks off, bringing with it the first-ever Digital Citizen Day

OTTAWA (ON), October 24, 2022 /CNW/ – In our digital age, ensuring everyone has access to devices and a reliable internet is just the beginning. We also need to have the tools and resources to be digitally savvy and stay…

Online betting advertisements appear on social media platforms, MeitY could intervene

*”Create your betting account and get a 300% bonus on the first deposit. No official documentation needed, create an account via WhatsApp. *“Insider to give exclusive match details; 98% prediction accuracy on pitch, session and match.” *“In 1 minute: Rs…

Social media platforms have taken ‘half measures’ to root out election misinformation

A Facebook search for the words “election fraud” first turns up an article claiming that employees of a Pennsylvania children’s museum are brainwashing children into accepting stolen elections. Facebook’s second suggestion? A link to an article from a site called…

As the 2022 half term approaches, misinformation on social media platforms continues

A Facebook search for the words “election fraud” first turns up an article claiming that employees of a Pennsylvania children’s museum are brainwashing children into accepting stolen elections. Facebook’s second suggestion? A link to an article from a site called…

5 Media Literacy Tips to Avoid Election Misinformation, by Carl Azuz and Hasley Pitman

Media Literacy Week begins on Monday. Follow @MediaWise on TikTok, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for resources to ensure you go to the polls with the facts on November 8. Check out the MediaWise Media Literacy Week schedule at the bottom…

Lion Forge Animation and PBS Team Up for Children’s Multimedia Literacy Program, “Drawn In”

Supporting elementary literacy goals for children and celebrating underrepresented communities and groups, St. Louis-based Nine PBS has partnered with David Steward II’s Academy Award-winning Lion Forge Animation to create a new multimedia initiative to represent disadvantaged children of color and…

Online grocer Misfits Market adapts social media content to evolve with Gen Z and Millennials

Misfits Market, the online grocery store and subscription box for fresh produce, leverages social media and outdoor advertising to drive brand awareness while seeking the attention of its target audience: Gen Z and consumers. older millennials. Specifically, Misfits Market targets…

New York State releases report detailing role of social media platforms in Buffalo mass shooting

The report details the influence of platforms as well as the monitoring of platforms to allow extremist and hateful views to proliferate. BUFFALO, NY — New York State Attorney General Letitia James published the results of an investigation Tuesday into…

New York State releases report detailing role of social media platforms in Buffalo mass shooting

The report details the influence of platforms as well as the monitoring of platforms to allow extremist and hateful views to proliferate. BUFFALO, NY — The results of a review of the role of social media platforms in the mass…

New animation project tackles misinformation and vaccines for Media Literacy Week

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New animation project tackles misinformation and vaccines for Media Literacy Week

‘Booster Troop’ created by Emmy-winning black and Latino doctors, educators and television writers SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by two black doctors who were tired of seeing patients who looked like them die sicker and…

New animation project tackles misinformation and vaccines for Media Literacy Week | National

‘Booster Troop’ created by Emmy-winning black and Latino doctors, educators and television writers SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Founded by two black doctors who were tired of seeing patients who looked like them die sicker and…

New animation project tackles misinformation and vaccines for Media Literacy Week

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by two black doctors who were tired of seeing patients who looked like them die sicker and younger, Welfie is launching “Booster Troop,” a fun initiative from health media education…

Social media platforms and new criteria for success

Social media platforms and new criteria for success Social media sites and digital delivery platforms have provided spaces for content creators, even lifted some of them to stardom, and provided millions of people with stimulating financial income.No doubt that Social…

Social media platforms and new criteria for success

Social media platforms and new criteria for success Social media sites and digital delivery platforms have provided spaces for content creators, even lifted some of them to stardom, and provided millions of people with stimulating financial income.There is no doubt…

To help fight misinformation, the Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act is reintroduced in Congress

In an effort to combat misinformation and disinformation, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has reintroduced a bill designed to help students learn the important skills needed to participate in the digital media environment of today. The bill was blocked in…

Molly Russell coroner calls for separate social media platforms for children and adults

Tech companies and the government should introduce stricter age verification measures and isolate minors from adults on social media platforms, a UK coroner has recommended following an inquest into the teenager’s death Molly Russell. Senior Coroner Andrew Walker said in…

Media literacy class now required in high schools under state law

Illinois has become the first state in the nation to require media literacy to be taught in schools thanks to the tenacity of a Naperville Central High School alumnus. Starting this school year, Illinois high school students are learning to…

Media literacy class now required in high schools under state law

Illinois has become the first state in the nation to require media literacy to be taught in schools thanks to the tenacity of a Naperville Central High School alumnus. Starting this school year, Illinois high school students are learning to…

News Media Literacy | WITF

Navigating the media landscape is difficult for adults and even more difficult for children. Research has highlighted children’s lack of understanding of trusted sources of information, social media and media in general. These challenges can be seen in struggles around…

Molly Russell’s death sparks call for change in social media platforms

A coroner has recommended separate platforms for adults and children after the death of schoolgirl Molly Russell Schoolgirl Molly Russell’s father has urged social media companies not to ‘drag their feet while waiting for legislation’, as a coroner has made…

How ‘media literacy’ became the new ‘fake news’: a meaningless buzzword for business

Tessa Jolls, president of the Center for Media Literacy, released a report last month titled “Building Resiliency: Media Literacy as a Strategic Defense Strategy for the Transatlantic.It reads like a plan to indoctrinate students in corporatism and militarism under the…

How ‘media literacy’ became the new ‘fake news’: a meaningless buzzword for business

Tessa Jolls, president of the Center for Media Literacy, released a report last month titled “Building Resiliency: Media Literacy as a Strategic Defense Strategy for the Transatlantic.It reads like a plan to indoctrinate students in corporatism and militarism under the…

“Facebook, Instagram”: 5 social media platforms with the most active users, one has nearly 3 billion

Social media platforms are designed and created to allow users to disseminate information over the internet to a group of subscribers Despite the availability of many social media platforms, most internet users have decided to pitch their tents on a…

Finland fights disinformation and teaches media literacy in schools

The fight against misinformation continues as ubiquitous internet connectivity and social media usage has become part of our daily lives around the world. As the U.S. midterm elections fast approach, the battle to control online misinformation and ‘fake news’ is…

Boost your brand using social media platforms that are often overlooked

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Did you know that there are at least 133 social media platforms existing ? Obviously, with so many platforms, it’s not practical to be on all platforms. Therefore, it is essential for…

Leadership conference and democracy groups urge social media platforms to tackle voter misinformation ahead of midterms

View the PDF of the letter here. Mr. Zuckerberg, Mr. Pichai, Ms. Wojcicki, Mr. Agrawal, Mr. Chew, Mr. Spiegel and Mr. Mosseri: On behalf of civil rights, public interest, voting rights, and other undersigned organizations, we urge each of your…

Performance of social media platforms in the third quarter of 2022

The third quarter was not an easy quarter for Meta. It reported its first drop in revenue since going public 10 years ago in its second-quarter results, and the volatile advertising environment prompted layoffs. Facebook’s third quarter was slow in…

OPTP Selects Syndic8 for Rich Media Content Delivery and Streaming

We chose Syndic8 because of the competitive price they offered and their excellent customer service. — Ryan Bussman, OPTP Marketing Director BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, Oct. 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Syndic8, the fast-growing content delivery and syndication platform for high-variance SKUs…

OPTP Selects Syndic8 for Rich Media Content Delivery and Streaming

We chose Syndic8 because of the competitive price they offered and their excellent customer service. — Ryan Bussman, OPTP Marketing Director BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, Oct. 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Syndic8, the fast-growing content delivery and syndication platform for high-variance SKUs…

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market 2022:

Broadcast and Media Technology Market Research The global broadcast and media market is expected to grow from $43.69 billion in 2021 to $48.47 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.9%. The global broadcast and media…

77% of children register on social media platforms with a fake date of birth

London: More than a third of children aged 8 to 17 use various social media platforms after registering with fake birth dates and these platforms are unable to stop the practice, the watchdog said on Tuesday of British media Ofcom….

Get recognized by PBS and KQED for teaching critical media skills

Before doing the certification, I thought I knew how to teach media analysis and source evaluation. But it took such a deeper dive and led me to teach in a different way. —Erin Ermis, Educational Library Technology Specialist, Wisconsin It’s…

NAB Show NY: Interra will present its expertise in quality control and monitoring of multimedia content

Recent innovations in quality control and content monitoring – designed to meet needs as varied as content preparation and delivery as well as audio/video quality checks and 24/7 monitoring needs 7 – will be presented by Interra Systems at the…

Washington Wizards, first NBA team to launch social media platforms in Arabic

The franchise hopes the social media channels will help grow its brand across the Middle East. In an effort to increase their international presence, the Washington Wizards have become the first National Basketball Association (NBA) team to launch Arabic-language social…

Create Spectacular Social Media Content with Insta360’s Amazon Prime Sale on Cameras

From now until October 17, Insta360 camera makers want to give you the chance to save on some of their top cameras and the accessory bundles you can buy with each at the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. Below you’ll…

NAB Show NY: Interra will present its expertise in quality control and monitoring of multimedia content

Recent innovations in quality control and content monitoring – designed to meet needs as varied as content preparation and delivery as well as audio/video quality checks and 24/7 monitoring needs 7 – will be presented by Interra Systems at the…

Media Literacy Open Days held in Belgrade and Novi Sad

Open days on media education were held on 6 October in Belgrade and on 7 October in Novi Sad, within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Freedom of expression and freedom of media in Serbia (JUFREX…

Social media platforms need to enforce more effective age restrictions

Children and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of social media. Gen Zers have had the unique experience of growing up with social media platforms, like Instagram, since the beginning of their lives. But how old are most…

Watch&Earn: How the use of cryptocurrency on social media platforms will change the economy

The idea of ​​using cryptocurrency on social media was first mooted in 2019 when Mark Zukerberg revealed plans to release his own stablecoin, Diem. At that time, the US government came out against the idea and the project has been…

To Make Students Victers, KITE Takes Digital Media Education To New Heights – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ayush Raj A, a class 7 student of GUPS, Puthoor in Palakkad would have believed a misleading message conveyed on WhatsApp claiming that Covid vaccination was harmful if he had not known what ‘misinformation’ or…

To Make Students Victers, KITE Takes Digital Media Education To New Heights – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ayush Raj A, a class 7 pupil of GUPS, Puthoor in Palakkad would have believed a misleading message transmitted on WhatsApp claiming that Covid vaccination was harmful if he had not known what “misinformation” or…

QU’s social media platforms target the World Cup

Doha: A group of young professionals managing the social media work of Qatar University (QU) disseminates a significant amount of outreach messages to the internal and external public of the university. These days they have one addition – content about…

The Social Media Platform Market Is Booming Around the World | ByteDance,

social media platform market Social Media Platforms Market is the latest study released by AMA Research assessing the analysis of the risk side of the market, highlighting opportunities and leveraging strategic and tactical decision-making support. The report provides information on…

ViDiLOOK’s breakthrough blockchain and new media technology has received huge support from world-renowned media companies

ViDiLOOK: Created by ViDiLOOK Tech, a new blockchain-based media content incentive network, ViDiLOOK’s goal is to build comprehensive blockchain value for the content production domain (including creators UGC, PGC, OGC) in a decentralized way. The network enables content producers, content…

ViDiLOOK’s breakthrough blockchain and new media technology has received huge support from world-renowned media companies

ViDiLOOK: Created by ViDiLOOK Tech, a new blockchain-based media content incentive network, ViDiLOOK’s goal is to build comprehensive blockchain value for the content production domain (including creators UGC, PGC, OGC) in a decentralized way. The network allows content producers, content…

The online social media content moderation market is booming

Moderation of online social media content The latest independent research paper on the global moderation of online social media content examines investments in the market. It describes how companies deploying these technologies across various industry verticals aim to explore its…

The online social media content moderation market is booming

Moderation of online social media content The latest independent research paper on the global moderation of online social media content examines investments in the market. It describes how companies deploying these technologies across various industry verticals aim to explore its…

ViDiLOOK’s breakthrough blockchain and new media technology has received huge support from world-renowned media companies

“ViDiLOOK Tech is a strategically invested blockchain media company by Kadokawa Corporation. With such strong background support, ViDiLOOK will surely lead to a new era of new media and bring a new era of traffic and wealth value to global…

Are social media platforms ready for the midterms? (VIDEO)

As Americans prepare for the midterm elections, many social media platforms are stepping up cybersecurity to protect voters. For much of the 20th century, news traveled through a handful of national television and radio networks, and most major cities had…

Wicket Gaming subsidiary Wegesrand announces two new episodes in the media education app “Wo ist Goldi” with the Bavarian Ministry of Digital

wicket game subsidiary Wegesrand announces two new episodes in the media education app “Wo ist Goldi” with the Bavarian Digital Ministry. The project was worth €550,000 when it was launched in March 2021 and the latest episodes are out today…

ViDiLOOK’s breakthrough blockchain and new media technology has received huge support from world-renowned media companies

“ViDiLOOK Tech is a strategically invested blockchain media company by Kadokawa Corporation. With such strong background support, ViDiLOOK will surely lead to a new era of new media and bring a new era of traffic and wealth value to global…

Iran. Do social media platforms censor dissent? | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Burned cars, street clashes, women burning their headscarves – Iran has been plagued by numerous anti-government protests since the death in custody of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Jina Amini in September. According to Iran Human Rights (IHR), by early October…

Stanford AI team aims to fix social media content moderation

Researchers at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) proposed a jury-learning algorithm that aims to improve online content moderation last spring, hoping to deploy their system on platforms like Reddit and Discord in the near future. The HAI…

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Report 2022

New York, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com Announces Release of “Broadcast And Media Technology Global Market Report 2022” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06325430/?utm_source=GNW L., WideOrbit Inc., Harmonic Inc., Eletec Broadcast Telecom SARL, Clyde Broadcast, Sencore, EVS Broadcast Equipment and ACORDE Technologies…

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Report 2022

ReportLinker The major players in the broadcast and media technology market are Evertz Technologies Limited, IBM Corporation, Quantum Corporation, ROHDE & SCHWARZ GmbH & Co. KG, Dell Inc. (EMC Corporation), Grass Valley, AVI Systems, Video Stream Networks S . New…

How Cambridge Analytica Weaponized Social Media Platforms

Before political parties and their leaders weaponized social media tools, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked if user data on his platform was at risk. It had answered unequivocally “No”, adding that there was no possibility of its consumers’ data…

Spending long hours on social media platforms will lead to depression

Image source: FREEPIK social media According to a new study, young adults, who use social media more, are much more likely to develop depression within six months, regardless of their personality type. The results, published in the Journal of Affective…

Stanford AI team aims to fix social media content moderation

Researchers at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) proposed a jury-learning algorithm that aims to improve online content moderation last spring, hoping to deploy their system on platforms like Reddit and Discord in the near future. The HAI…

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Report 2022

ReportLinker The major players in the broadcast and media technology market are Evertz Technologies Limited, IBM Corporation, Quantum Corporation, ROHDE & SCHWARZ GmbH & Co. KG, Dell Inc. (EMC Corporation), Grass Valley, AVI Systems, Video Stream Networks S . New…

Singapore proposes new law to tackle harmful content on social media

Social media sites could be blocked or fined in Singapore if they fail to prevent users in the tightly controlled country from accessing ‘harmful’ content under a bill introduced in parliament on Monday . Under the bill, regulators can order…

Brazil Election: Social Media Content Designed for Disruption | Elections

Of: The listening post Brazil’s presidential candidates are fighting fierce digital battles ahead of the election. Plus, Nicaragua’s hostile media space. In the next elections in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro will not go down without a fight. He raised the…

Brazil Election: Social Media Content Designed for Disruption | Elections

Of: The listening post Brazil’s presidential candidates are fighting fierce digital battles ahead of the election. Plus, Nicaragua’s hostile media space. In the next elections in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro will not go down without a fight. He raised the…

Charging journalists with digital media technology in the 21st century – New Telegraph

The word “media” means so many things in this 21st century, it varies from mass media to news media, and from traditional media to various emerging forms of digital media. Before the advent of the digital age, the most popular…