Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?
Please Help ZNet Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation Photo by 360b/Shutterstock Today, Google launched an “origin trial” of Federated Learning of Cohorts (aka FLoC), its experimental new technology for targeting ads. A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their Read more…
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