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YouTube's misinformation policies led to fewer misleading videos on Facebook and Twitter

7 days ago   |   By Engadget

New research has found that policies put in place by YouTube to curb election misinformation had a significant impact on the number of false and misleading videos on Facebook and Twitter. The findings come from a report a team of researchers from the Center for Social Media and Politics at New York University shared with The New York Times. In the immediate aftermath of the US election on November 3rd, the researchers recorded a dramatic increase in the number of YouTube election fraud videos shared on Twitter. That month, those clips represented approximately one-third of all...
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YouTube's stronger election misinformation policies had a spillover effect on Twitter and Facebook, researchers say

7 days ago   |   By NY Times

The prevalence of videos claiming fraud dropped sharply, according to New York University's Center for Social Media and Politics.
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Evidence of superionic ice provides new insights into the unusual magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune

7 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Not all ice is the same. The solid form of water comes in more than a dozen different-sometimes more, sometimes less crystalline-structures, depending on the conditions of pressure and temperature in the environment. Superionic ice is a special crystalline form-half solid, half liquid-and electrically conductive. Its existence has been predicted on the basis of various models and has already been observed on several occasions under extreme laboratory conditions. However, the exact conditions at which superionic ices are stable remain controversial.
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New Facebook Whistleblower To Provide New Evidence About Alleged FB's Failure To Fight Election Interference

New Facebook Whistleblower To Provide New Evidence About Alleged FB's Failure To Fight Election Interference

7 days ago   |   By Tech Times

A new Facebook whistleblower promised to provide more evidence against Facebook. Zhang claimed FB failed to prevent election interference in various countries.
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