Tag: Social Media

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Why the “Yelp for people” app, “Peeple”, is idiotic beyond belief

Peeple is a social media app that allows you, like Yelp, to rate others. And yes, it’s a stupid and dangerous idea. Here’s why.

Should we condone hate speech?

Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter have just pledged to censor and remove hate speech from their sites. But what is hate speech, and what should we do about it?

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Computers aren’t as smart as you think

Microsoft demonstrated that with Tay, their deep learning AI chat bot that began tweeting racist comments after receiving messages from online trolls.

Face it. Social media is a Weapon

Social media is great for connecting with friends and family. But the information you post can be used for malicious purposes too.