Content Moderation Case Study: Social Media Services Respond When Recordings Of Shooting Are Uploaded By The Person Committing The Crimes (August 2015)

from the real-time-decision-making dept Summary: The ability to instantly upload recordings and stream live video has made content moderation much more difficult. Uploads to YouTube have surpassed 500 hours of content every minute (as of May 2019), making any form of moderation inadequate. The same goes for Twitter and Facebook. Read more…

SEC announces initial medical protocols

13 hours ago SEC Staff Photo: SEC staff BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (August 7, 2020) – The Southeastern Conference has announced its initial COVID-19 management requirements for the fall athletics season as recommended by the SEC’s Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force. The Task Force has been meeting frequently since Read more…

MLB Takes COVID Seriously Starting . . . Now

MLB players, like the Rangers’ Luke Farrell, will find themselves subject to new COVID restrictions.Image: (Getty Images) There’s a serious implication in the headline on USA Today’s report about Major League Baseball’s increased safety measures to try to get through the rest of this shortened season without further coronavirus interruptions. Read more…

Content Moderation Case Study: Facebook Nudity Filter Blocks Historical Content And News Reports About The Error (June 2020)

from the content-moderation-is-hard dept Summary: Though social media networks take a wide variety of evolving approaches to their content policies, most have long maintained relatively broad bans on nudity and sexual content, and have heavily employed automated takedown systems to enforce these bans. Many controversies have arisen from this, leading Read more…