Elizabeth Culliford

Recent articles by Elizabeth Culliford

US crime app Citizen rolls out first paid tool

US crime app Citizen rolls out first paid tool

Connecting users to safety agents.
Aug 4 2021 12:42PM
Facebook and tech giants to target attacker manifestos, far-right militias in database

Facebook and tech giants to target attacker manifestos, far-right militias in database

Aims to crack down on availability of material.
Jul 27 2021 6:31AM
Facebook says Iranian hackers used site to spy on US military personnel

Facebook says Iranian hackers used site to spy on US military personnel

Around 200 accounts taken down.
Jul 16 2021 12:08PM
Facebook removes Ukraine political 'influence-for-hire' network

Facebook removes Ukraine political 'influence-for-hire' network

Hundreds of fake accounts taken down.
May 7 2021 1:39PM
Twitch will ban users for 'severe misconduct' that occurs away from its site

Twitch will ban users for 'severe misconduct' that occurs away from its site

Takes new approach to moderating the platform.
Apr 8 2021 6:24AM
Twitter plans to relaunch 'blue tick' program next year

Twitter plans to relaunch 'blue tick' program next year

Used to authenticate the identity of prominent accounts.
Nov 26 2020 6:30AM
Facebook says hate speech seen in one out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook says hate speech seen in one out of 1000 views on its platform

About 95 percent of flagged content is now proactively detected.
Nov 20 2020 6:43AM
Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide

Twitter launches disappearing 'fleets' worldwide

Fleeting tweets.
Nov 18 2020 11:39AM
Twitter labels state media, government officials' accounts

Twitter labels state media, government officials' accounts

Transparency boost to reveal affiliation.
Aug 7 2020 6:43AM
TikTok takes steps to curb misinformation

TikTok takes steps to curb misinformation

Ahead of the US presidential election.
Aug 6 2020 12:12PM
Trump campaign runs Facebook ads on whether TikTok should be banned

Trump campaign runs Facebook ads on whether TikTok should be banned

Claims Chinese-owned short video app is spying on users.
Jul 21 2020 12:53PM
Facebook buys GIF website Giphy to integrate with Instagram

Facebook buys GIF website Giphy to integrate with Instagram

Popular website for making and sharing animated images.
May 18 2020 12:47AM
Facebook names first members of oversight board that can overrule Zuckerberg

Facebook names first members of oversight board that can overrule Zuckerberg

Will include a former PM, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and constitutional law experts.
May 7 2020 6:49AM
Twitter tests telling users their tweet replies may be offensive

Twitter tests telling users their tweet replies may be offensive

In an effort to clean up conversations on the social media platform.
May 6 2020 6:54AM
Twitter opens up data for researchers to study COVID-19 tweets

Twitter opens up data for researchers to study COVID-19 tweets

Real-time data stream of tens of millions of daily public tweets.
Apr 30 2020 6:28AM
YouTube expands fact-check feature to US during coronavirus pandemic

YouTube expands fact-check feature to US during coronavirus pandemic

Addressing misinformation on virus and other topics.
Apr 29 2020 12:49PM
Twitter allows Trump COVID-19 disinfectant videos, blocks '#InjectDisinfectant'

Twitter allows Trump COVID-19 disinfectant videos, blocks '#InjectDisinfectant'

A wish for treatment, not a literal call for people to inject disinfectant.
Apr 27 2020 6:39AM
Facebook gets rid of 'pseudoscience' ad-targeting

Facebook gets rid of 'pseudoscience' ad-targeting

Social media giant culls category to curb COVID-19 misinformation.
Apr 24 2020 1:44PM
Twitter debuts 'manipulated media' label on clip of Biden retweeted by Trump

Twitter debuts 'manipulated media' label on clip of Biden retweeted by Trump

Posted on Saturday by White House social media director Dan Scavino.
Mar 10 2020 6:42AM
Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

"Coordinating with or compensating others to engage in artificial engagement."
Feb 24 2020 6:45AM

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