BlenderBot3’s distaste for its creator sits uncomfortably with its taciturn approach to hate speech.
Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is seen as a threat to the digital public square. International regulation is required to protect internet users’ access to democratic public spaces.
Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter may be an indicator of the billionaire’s plans to further disrupt industries.
The success of the metaverse – whether people use it or not – will rely heavily on the environments that are created.
The language around former UK deputy prime minister’s promotion was very telling.
Three scholars weigh in regarding the priorities of these wealthy American donors, who gave less to social service and racial justice groups than in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chinese platform has become a major thorn in Mark Zuckerberg’s side.
Activision’s big titles have led the way in getting us used to virtual worlds. Making them VR will be a gamechanger.
Many people are talking about this coming virtual world, but many others would rather stay where they are.
Social media firms in Europe are well on the way to a thousand cuts.
In order to effectively regulate data-intensive, privately held global infrastructure like Facebook, human rights needs to be a primary focal point.
Facebook’s parent company is now called Meta, as part if its move to embrace the metaverse - the blurring of the online and real worlds via virtual and augmented reality technologies.
Recent reporting suggests Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg presented different versions of the company’s policies in private and public. That could draw the scrutiny of regulators.
The term metaverse was coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science-fiction novel Snow Crash.
Former President Trump is asking the courts to do what tycoon Trump once would have denounced: tell some of America’s most powerful corporations that they have no choice who they do business with.
The social media giant’s third-party review panel upheld Facebook’s ban on Donald Trump. A corporate governance expert explains why Facebook created the Oversight Board.
The decisions made by Facebook through its content moderators and Oversight Board have significant implications for the exercise of worldwide freedom of expression and speech.
American antitrust proceedings against Facebook represent a dramatic pivot, one that aligns the U.S. government with the global movement seeking greater public oversight of Big Tech.
While relying on internal documents can be controversial, Zuckerberg’s emails are so detailed and specific that they’re impossible to ignore.
Tech giants are not just surviving the pandemic; they’re thriving. In 2021 and in the post-pandemic era, anti-trust regulations in tech must be revamped.