Zuckerberg’s neutrality may ultimately prevail. On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order that encourages regulators to curtail a section of a law that allows social networks to take down content on their sites without having to worry about lawsuits. Some researchers also feel that Facebook is wise to avoid making judgments on petty political spats. Paul Barrett, a professor at NYU who studies political disinformation, writes in an op-ed for Politico that the platform could insert itself into content in ways that have the potential to do great damage. “The platforms cannot and should not try to referee every trivial fib that politicians tell about each other,” he writes. “They should prioritize the consequential issues and statements of the day, much as Facebook’s fact-checkers already try to do.” Misinformation surrounding COVID-19, however political, could be but one such subject. … [Read more...] about As health misinformation and politics collide, social networks face a choice
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— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) May 28, 2020The new features are excellent news, particularly for social media professionals, who may have otherwise needed to log on to Twitter over the weekend to upload tweets. The two new features are already available to global audiences. … [Read more...] about Twitter now allows users to schedule tweets on web app
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But while Congress has shown an interest in reforming Section 230 in recent years, that hasn’t extended to repealing it all together. Wyden believes that an angry spat between a president and a social network can’t be the catalyst for a thoughtful conversation about reforming Section 230. It would only lead to a politically charged debate in which conservatives might try to push extreme policy positions into law. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden
Edited excerpt:Q) Market saw a sharp downtick on Friday after RBI MPC outcome. What was the reason why markets fell – is it banks or the negative growth rate which weighed on markets?A) Banking stocks witnessed selling after the RBI extended moratorium granted on loans by another three months. Although this measure gives relief to borrowers, it adds significant uncertainty to the bank's asset quality and earnings in the near-term.Weak global markets also impacted the sentiments. Among Nifty stocks, Axis Bank was the top loser, down 5.67 percent followed by HDFC and Bajaj Auto, which fell 4.99 percent and 3.28 percent respectively.The Bank Nifty failed to hold its crucial support of 17,400 and slipped towards 17,100. The selling pressure witnessed in Bank Nifty eventually led to Nifty’s decline by the end of the session. … [Read more...] about ‘Rate cut could benefit auto companies, watch out for Hero, Maruti Suzuki & Eicher Motor’