The terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand has raised questions over moderation of social media platforms. The likes of Facebook and YouTube struggled to hold back the tide of videos depicting the killing. Here’s a thread by Facebook’s former information security chief on why that is. This piece about YouTube’s struggles is good too, while this one looks at how Facebook moderates livestreamed video.
Google will be fined by the on EU on further antitrust charges next week,Reuters reports. The company was accused of preventing third parties using its AdSense product from displaying search advertisements from its competitors. The fine will reportedly be smaller than those it has faced in the past, though.
Snap will launch its long-rumoured games platforms next month, Cheddar reports.
Be careful about publishing opinions on the internet in case people quote them in books - especially if it’s a topic you’ll develop a more nuanced view about later! I had a feeling the article mentioned here might not have completely disappeared into an internet black hole…