[DIGITAL] The Experience of a 24-Hour @Facebook Ban

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I was slightly baffled Monday night to be faced with: I was bemused at what might have triggered the block, and why Facebook goes straight for a ban, rather than a ‘first warning’. I did some sleuthing work on Twitter and decided that it was this that had triggered it: A couple of people had […]

[MEDIA] Talking Facebook and Cambridge Analytica with @UCBNewsTeam

I spoke to Vicky Gibbons on UCB1 earlier about the £500,000 fine for Facebook (see Guardian article), as to whether it would likely impact Facebook, how that fine might protect the public in the future, and any practical steps in light of GDPR that helps the public stay safe online now? We also briefly looked […]

[RADIO] Facebook ‘failed to remove sexualised images of children’ with @PremierRadio

Earlier today, I had a brief chat with Premier Radio, responding to this story, which starts: Facebook has been criticised for its handling of reports about sexualised images of children on its platform. The chairman of the Commons media committee, Damian Collins, said he had “grave doubts” about the effectiveness of its content moderation systems. […]