Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not To Ban Alex Jones And Infowars « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has doubled down on defending his company’s decision not to kick far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones off its platform. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey tweeted Tuesday. “We know that’s hard for many but the reason is simple: he hasn’t violated our rules. We’ll enforce if he does. And we’ll ...

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Who’s Betty Jean Alexander of Detroit, Winner of State Senate Race? –  Deadline Detroit

Incomplete primary results. (Detroit News chart) Wayne County elections never are dull. The latest evidence is a surprise Democratic primary winner who just unseated a first-term state senator from Dearborn Heights. Betty Jean Alexander, the out-of-nowhere nominee, is described as “a little-known candidate with a questionable past who spent no money on her campaign” in Detroit ...

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A Deeper Look At ‘Deep Fakes’ « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Mark Zuckerberg insisted at Facebook’s annual developer conference earlier this year that his company “will never be unprepared … again” for meddling and disinformation efforts like those run by Russian trolls on its platform during the run-up to the 2016 election. Yet the social media behemoth and its competitors may still be ill-equipped for their next great ...

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