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Artificial intelligence demands genuine journalism

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AI is coming to newsrooms, should we embrace it or resist it? Many large newsrooms and news agencies have, for some time, relegated sports, weather, stock exchange movements and corporate performance stories to computers. Machines can be more rigorous and comprehensive than some reporters. Software can import data from various ...

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Facebook loses a million European users in three months

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Total global user numbers continue to slowly rise, with more than 2.2bn people using the platform every month Facebook has lost a million daily and monthly active users in the last three months, the company’s latest financial results have revealed. The social network was the subject of a cyber attack ...

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UK fines Facebook £500,000 for failing to protect user data

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Decision by information commissioner comes after Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, after allowing third party developers to access user information without sufficient consent. The ICO announcement on Thursday upholds its initial decision in July. ...

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