Tag Archives: News

Car News Of The Week: 2019 Maruti Wagon R Detailed Specs, Mahindra XUV300, Baleno Facelift Spied And More

For all the petrolheads out there, last week was a pretty exciting one. The new year marked the beginning of plenty of action to come in 2019. Leaks and reveals ruled the headlines last week and we got a complete lowdown of what to expect from the much awaited 2019 Maruti Wagon R. Another Maruti spotted last week was the Baleno facelift which ... Read More »

More Americans now get news from social media than from newspapers, says survey

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images For the first time ever, more Americans now get news from social media sites than from print newspapers, Pew Research said on Monday. Twenty percent of U.S. adults polled by the company say they “often” get news from social media while 16 percent “often” turn to newspapers. Last year the two media were ... Read More »

Facebook Says Will Not Remove Fake News, Will Demote It Instead

Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be “demoted” in the news feed. The social network is currently running an advertising campaign in Britain that declares “fake news is not our friend”. But it said ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Buying UK-Based AI Startup to Fight Fake News

Facebook is reportedly acquiring London-based startup Bloomsbury AI that has developed natural language processing (NLP) technology to help machines answer questions. According to a report in TechCrunch on Monday, “multiple sources say Facebook is paying between $23 million and $30 million (roughly Rs. 157 crores and Rs. 205 crores) to acquire Bloomsbury AI”. The social media giant aims to deploy the ... Read More »

Healthcare News Today Jobs – How to Become a Valued Medical Assistant

  Being a medicinal collaborator is a standout amongst the most looked for after healthcare news today occupations today. Therapeutic partners fill in as help for the specialists in centers and doctor’s facilities. There work might be differed and can traverse from front office to back office. They might be endowed with information passage, arrangements and charging employments. They may ... Read More »

Beach lovers, there’s good news. Philippines’ resort island Boracay may reopen in four months

The Philippines is looking to shorten the closure period for its most popular holiday hotspot, Boracay, to four months from six. But the number of visitors allowed when it reopens will be slashed, the tourism minister said on Wednesday. A masterplan to redevelop Boracay, which has turned into a “cesspool” due to pollution, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, into a ... Read More »

Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

ESPN’s new social media policy won’t change how Adam Schefter and Woj break news

After coming under scrutiny for inconsistent enforcement of its social media policy, ESPN announced in September that it would revise the company’s guidelines. That policy was released on Thursday. In the wake of Jemele Hill’s suspension, ESPN communicated a more specific stance on political and social issues when it comes to social media. But, at first, it also appeared to change ... Read More »

Blogging competition aims to fight fake news

MANILA – In a bid to fight the spread of fake news, a group of truth advocates will stage a blogging competition later this month. Tagged the #BreaktheFake Blogathon, the contest will pit groups of three writers against each other for a chance to win P10,000. The team which comes in second will get P5,000, and the third placer will ... Read More »

Just how partisan is Facebook’s fake news? We tested it

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest at Trump rallies. None of that is true, of course. That’s the sort of ... Read More »