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Influencers are fighting for attention as Instagram tests removing likes from its platform: ‘There’s no audience applause at the end of a ...
The removal of likes is designed to improve the lives of consumers, but influencers are starting to feel the impact of the change.
Twitter is trying to fix a bug that tells users to tag the New York Times when they type the word ‘People’
It's not clear why the bug occurs, but President Donald Trump has repeatedly called the 'New York Times' and the media 'the enemy of the people.'
Inside Facebook’s suicide algorithm: Here’s how the company uses artificial intelligence to predict your mental state from your posts
Facebook's suicide prevention algorithm scans people's posts for potential suicide risk. Is creating and storing mental health data a new danger?
A study from the Pew Research Center revealed the 50 videos recommended most often by YouTube's algorithm.
One viral thread shows how quickly YouTube steers people to wacko conspiracy theories and false information
A student looking for information on the Federal Reserve would get some pretty whacky information if they relied on YouTube for their research.
Facebook says it made a mistake in blocking Wes Cook Band’s ‘patriotic’ song about the American flag
The country band Wes Cook Band was unable to pay for Facebook ads to promote its new song 'I Stand for the Flag' after the music video was flagged as political content.
Scientists have created a murder-obsessed ‘psychopath’ AI called Norman — and it learned everything it knows from Reddit
Scientists at MIT trained an AI algorithm called Norman just using data from Reddit. As a result, it sees the worst — death — in everything.
This LGBT vlogger is furious with YouTube for restricting his videos, stripping them of revenue, and targeting them with ‘anti-gay’ ads
In an interview with Business Insider, YouTube star Chase Ross said the homophobic ads around his videos were particularly troubling because they target vulnerable viewers. He blamed YouTube's algorithm for the problems, but said Google's video site is not taking the issue as seriously as it should.
Jessie Zeng is building a fashion site called Choosy that creates outfits inspired by the top trending posts on Instagram. Its secret ingredient? Algorithms.
Facebook's social media influencers are unhappy with a recent change that de-emphasizes news and viral videos, according to The New York Times.