Google to Throttle Political Advertising

Google has announced major revisions to its policies on political advertising. In a press release on its company blog, Google unveiled several major adjustments to its advertising policies relating to politics. “[G]iven recent concerns and debates about political advertising, and the importance of shared trust in the democratic process, we want to improve voters’ confidence […]

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November 22, 2019
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Armed Robbery By Five Men at Conakry Anchorage, Guinea

Published on November 22, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments November 21, 01:00 UTC: An unspecified vessel was reportedly boarded by five armed men in an incident classified as a robbery. An investigation is ongoing by locals authorities, but the vessel and crew have been reported safe. Source: MDAT-GoG This incident will be updated if/when more information becomes available. Tags:  Conakry anchorage, Guinea, Piracy, armed robbery, successful boarding

November 22, 2019
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There were 29.6B app downloads from 792K publishers globally in Q3 across App Store and Google Play; 1% of top publishers accounted for 80% of all downloads (Katie Williams/Sensor Tower Blog)

Twitter rolls out its “Hide Replies” feature to all users globally  —  Twitter’s radical “Hide Replies” feature, one of the biggest changes to how Twitter works since the invention of the Retweet, is now available to Twitter’s global user base.  The company says the feature … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

November 22, 2019
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Facebook Built a Facial Recognition App That Let Employees Identify People By Pointing a Phone at Them

Facebook once built an internal app that let employees identify people using facial recognition and their phone cameras, Business Insider reported Friday. From the report: The app, which was developed between 2015 and 2016, utilised Facebook’s vast collection of user identities to automatically recognise the person at whom the phone’s camera was pointed. The app was not released publicly, and Facebook tells Business Insider that it only worked on company…

November 22, 2019
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