The latest online marketing news for 2016.
We will be compiling news from the Digital Marketing world as well as some of the latest Internet News and Trends here.
The latest News from the Guardian Internet Editorials can be viewed below:
- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:05:43 +0000: 'I was hacked,' says woman whose account claimed hospital boy photo was staged - Internet | The Guardian
Woman denies posting false information – since shared by at least five Conservative candidates – that photo was a stunt
A medical secretary has claimed that her Facebook account was hacked after it was used to post false information claiming that a photograph of an ill boy on the floor at Leeds General Infirmary was staged for political purposes.
The woman denied posting the allegation that four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr’s mother placed him on the floor specifically to take the picture which became symbolic of the NHS’s troubles after it appeared on the front page of Monday’s Daily Mirror.
(December 3, 2019)Continue reading...
- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:31:41 +0000: No 2 bus gives new spin on crap service | Brief letters - Internet | The Guardian
Theatre funding | Methane buses | Apostrophes | Amazon health | Election moon
I suspect I am the Arts Council employee referred to in Michael Billington’s fascinating reflection on theatre over the years (My 10,000 nights at the theatre, 10 December). However, I fear that I have been misquoted, and I want to reassure him, and your readers, that we plan to continue supporting theatres that both matter to people and stage first-rate work. We wish him many years to come of theatregoing, without the first-night deadlines.
Deputy chief executive, arts and culture, Arts Council England
• Emine Saner (The no-flush movement, G2, 9 December) advocates lavatorial recycling. Here in Bristol we already have a bus that is fuelled solely by methane derived from human poo. The route it serves is (of course) the number 2.Continue reading...
John Prescott Thomas
- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:00:14 +0000: Coalition outlines plan to pressure internet giants over cyberbullying - Internet | The Guardian
Communications minister to say digital platforms need to ‘take more responsibility’ on harmful content as new act proposed to boost online safety
The Morrison government is putting internet giants on notice about cyberbullying, outlining a plan to tackle the problem in a new cyber safety consultation paper released by the communications minister.
Cyber safety was one of the only fully formed policies Scott Morrison put forward during the May election campaign, with Paul Fletcher left to implement the proposal.Continue reading...
- Mon, 09 Dec 2019 08:00:03 +0000: As a Facebook moderator I saw the worst of humanity. We need to be valued | Chris Gray - Internet | The Guardian
Murder, torture, child abuse: each day we see things that keep us awake at night. Yet Mark Zuckerberg calls us ‘overdramatic’
You may have shrugged when you heard that some Facebook staff are suing the company over working conditions. But welcome to my world – content moderation – where we deal with the worst of humanity so you don’t have to. Naked migrants are being tortured with molten metal in Libya; Facebook’s quality assurance (QA) department is challenging whether that baby in Myanmar is dead; Dave and Doreen are using its report function as a weapon again. All their tedious posts end up on a screen in front of us, punctuated by atrocities, porn and distasteful jokes.
Moderators make hundreds of decisions every day. It needs to be done by smart, well-adjusted peopleContinue reading...
- Sun, 08 Dec 2019 19:17:05 +0000: NHS gives Amazon free use of health data under Alexa advice deal - Internet | The Guardian
UK health service will not gain commercial benefit from future Amazon products using its data
Amazon has been given free access to healthcare information collected by the NHS as part of a contract with the government.
The material, which excludes patient data, could allow the multinational technology company to make, advertise and sell its own products.Continue reading...
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