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Durga meme row and other reasons why Israeli PMs son Yair Netanyahu is always in news – The Indian Express

| July 29, 2020

Written by Neha Banka, Edited by Explained Desk | Kolkata | Updated: July 29, 2020 6:00:23 pm Yair Netanyahu pushes content on social media that appeals to his fathers right-wing political base, a group of ardent supporters who are called Bibists, a play on the prime ministers nickname Bibi. (Photo: Twitter/ @YairNetanyahu) Yair Netanyahu, 29, the son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has no formal role in Israels government but he is never far from controversy and ensuing headlines. In his latest gaffe, the younger Netanyahu shared a Twitter image of Goddess Durga superimposed with the face of Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit and the tiger superimposed with that of prosecutor Liat Ben Ari, who are both investigating an ongoing corruption case involving his father

Anti-fascists linked to zero murders in the US in 25 years – The Guardian

| July 29, 2020

Donald Trump has made warnings about the threat of antifa and far-left fascism a central part of his re-election campaign.

5G takes the Senate stage – Politico

| July 23, 2020

With help from John Hendel and Cristiano Lima Programming announcement: Our newsletters are evolving.

Facebook says it will look for racial bias in its algorithms – MIT Technology Review

| July 23, 2020

The news: Facebook says it is setting up new internal teams to look for racial bias in the algorithms that drive its main social network and Instagram, according to the Wall Street Journal. In particular, the investigations will address the adverse effects of machine learningwhich can encode implicit racism in training dataon Black, Hispanic, and other minority groups.

Facebook will study whether its algorithms are racially biased – The Verge

| July 23, 2020

Facebook is forming new internal teams dedicated to studying its main social network and Instagram for racial bias, in particular for whether its algorithms trained using artificial intelligence adversely affect Black, Hispanic, and other underrepresented groups.

Facing geopolitical conflicts and bans, does TikTok still have a future? – The Drum

| July 23, 2020

As TikTok is pulled into politics and faces bans by countries over privacy issues, it is in an unusual situation whereby it could have its meteoric rise stunted, for different reasons than any other platform before it. There was a time when trouble for social networks simply meant not gaining sufficient user engagement, as the likes of Friendster, MySpace, Orkut, Google+ can attest. However, as a Chinese-owned social network, TikTok's future has been thrown into doubt by an altogether more modern problem geopolitical privacy concerns.

Rick Albuck Joins the GoodEarth Products Executive Team as Vice President of Sales & Marketing – PRNewswire

| July 23, 2020

FORT LEE, N.J., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --GoodEarth Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, products for cleaning and maintaining facilities, is proud to announce the appointment of veteran sales and marketing executive Rick Albuck to the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Reporting directly to GoodEarth CEO Steward Mandler, Rick will be responsible for all direct and channel sales efforts with a focus on expanding adoption of GoodEarth's products, as well as overseeing all of GoodEarth's marketing operations, facilitating and initiating the company's core strategic goals across all product areas. Rick is a proven visionary and strategic thinker with a long record of success in strategic marketing, sales and development.

Ad Spend On Facebook Down More Than 31% In Late June Due To The Boycott – AdExchanger

| July 23, 2020

The formal Facebook advertising boycott didnt kick off until the beginning of July but advertisers in the United States were already starting to pull back in June. Ad spend decreased by 31.6% across North America during the last two weeks of June, according to data released Tuesday by social media metrics company Socialbakers.

Brands that pulled Facebook ads with #StopHateForProfit campaign – Fox Business

| July 23, 2020

Tech Analyst Shana Glenzer discusses how Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are handling the ad boycott which could have potentially large economic impact. Hundreds of advertisers, non-profit organizations and people began boycotting Facebook for not doing enough to stop hate speech on the social media platform startingon July 1.

Op-Ed: USC’s reckoning with its past needs to include how anti-Semitism was allowed to flourish there – Los Angeles Times

| July 23, 2020

Last month, USC President Carol Folt announced that the school would remove former university President Rufus von KleinSmids name from a campus building, citing his leadership role in the racist eugenics movement and his refusal to admit Japanese American students to the university after World War II. In explaining the decision, Folt cited Von KleinSmids actions as being at direct odds with USCs multicultural community and our mission of diversity and inclusion.


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