Echobox Weekly Digest: Ad blocking, Twitter abuse and fake ads
Thirteen of the week’s most interesting stories on artificial intelligence, journalism and social media, curated by the team behind the world’s first AI that understands the meaning of content. This week: Ad blocking, Twitter’s botched anti-abuse feature and fake ads.
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In the battle for the 21st century workplace, computers are winning. And the odds of us puny humans making a comeback…www.theguardian.com
Humans must become cyborgs if they are to stay relevant in a future dominated by artificial intelligence, says Elon Musk…www.theguardian.com
Ad blocking, which was once treated as a mortal threat to publishers, has now become a chronic condition: They might…www.digiday.com
For The Economist, as print ad revenues have fallen and digital ad revenues haven't plugged the gap, the focus has been…www.digiday.com
News UK, owner of The Times and The Sun, has undergone big changes in the last year. Restructuring…www.digiday.com
Following multiple admissions last year that it had been misreporting some of its ad numbers, Facebook just announced…www.techcrunch.com
ROME Facebook must do much more to stamp out hate speech on its site, the president of Italy's lower house of…www.reuters.com
Twitter continues to bleed cash and its advertising business has begun shrinking, so it’s time for a change. Twitter…www.techcrunch.com
Twitter wants you to watch - not just read - your timeline. Twitter has created a "top videos for you" section that…www.mashable.com
Twitter is trying to listen to users when it comes to abuse, apparently. And that means rolling out a fix and killing…www.mashable.com
Snapchat just welcomed another news outlet to its exclusive content network. The Washington Post launched its first…www.mashable.com
In April last year, a report published by The Information highlighted a rising problem at Facebook - people weren't…www.socialmediatoday.com
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