Roger McNamee - updates

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Social media business model is underlying problem for disinformation – experts

Nov 08, 2019 - 6:49 PM

The real-time bidding industry for advertisements is seen as funding the algorithmic amplification of disinformation and hate speech

FIGHTING DISINFORMATION. The first session of the 2019 International Grand Committee on Disinformation and 'Fake News' in Dublin, Ireland on November 7, 2019. Screenshot from livestream

Threaten to shut down online platforms to create leverage, says ex-Facebook investor

May 29, 2019 - 4:37 PM

Meanwhile, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg snub the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy, and Democracy

ROGER MCNAMEE. McNamee, an ex-investor at Facebook, appears at the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy, and Democracy in Ottawa, Canada, Tuesday, May 28. Screenshot from International Grand Committee livestream

Tech today: Samsung stylus camera, PH startup bill, FB critic's new book

Feb 07, 2019 - 6:47 PM

Samsung's patent for a stylus with a camera on the non-writing tip gets approved by the US patent office

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Facebook disputes claims they retain extreme content for money

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:55 PM

In a new documentary by Channel 4 in the UK, former Facebook investor Roger McNamee says it's the extreme, dangerous content that's the most engaging – something he says Facebook stands to profit from

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