What Sheryl Sandberg will tell Congress about Facebook and Russian Federation
Sep 06, 2018, 13:46
The Senate hearing focused primarily on the use of social media by Russian Federation and other foreign actors in the 2016 election, with executives promising to do more to combat such meddling in the future.
"We've learned from 2016 and more recently from other nation's elections how to help protect the integrity of our elections", he said.
Dorsey was headed later Wednesday to a House committee focused on GOP complaints that social media companies have shown evidence of bias against conservatives. But free services that find out as much about users as possible remain unchanged, prompting critics to say social media companies will continue to contend with bad actors manipulating their systems unless they change.
Caning of lesbians - an eye opener for many
Sharia law enforcement officers in Terengganu identified the two women attempting to engage in sexual acts in a auto in April. Reportedly the situation for LGBT communityis getting harder and harder in Malaysia.
We must ask the question 'what is Twitter incentivising people to do (or not do), and why?' The answers will lead to tectonic shifts in how Twitter, and our industry, operates. He acknowledged that the company's systems now place the burden of reporting threats on the victim, but said Twitter is committed to "build algorithms to proactively look for when these things are occurring and take action".
"This interference was completely unacceptable".
Google, which was also invited to the hearing, did not send a representative.
Executives from the companies, which have repeatedly denied political bias, have traveled to Washington several times to testify in Congress, including 10 hours of questioning of Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg over two days in April.
Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty to charges over hush money
Manafort was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. As part of his plea deal, Cohen agreed to file corrected tax returns and pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service.
Dorsey will then participate in a second hearing Wednesday afternoon before the House Energy & Commerce Committee, where he is set to discuss the algorithms Twitter uses to serve content on users' Twitter feeds and "content monitoring".
The world's two largest economies have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on a combined £77bn ($100bn) of products since July. Chinese-made children's shoes carrying a Chinese map and US flags are displayed for sale in a shop in Beijing .
Mueller's recommendation is relatively short, as the former Trump campaign aide faces up to five years in jail for his crimes. Papadopoulos's wife, Simona Mangiante, is urging her husband to break off the plea deal and stop cooperating with Mueller.
The rising tensions have caused the value of the lira to plunge by about a third of its value against the dollar since January. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. could put more sanctions on Turkey if the pastor is not released soon.
The protests continue into the 2018 season, with some players raising their fists in the air while the anthem plays. BREAKING: Nike had been paying Colin Kaepernick all along, waiting for the right moment. "Believe in something.
Franklin is seen in a shiny, gold Promethean casket clad in a red lace dress with custom red stilettos by Christian Louboutin. Fans of soul legend Aretha Franklin are paying their respects at the public viewing of her open-casket at the Charles H.
Defending champion Lexi Thompson has 10 holes to complete, but now sits well inside the cut line at six-under par. Sung Hyun Park relied on the same, steady style that has helped make her one of the LPGA Tour's top players.
On Wednesday morning, a hurricane warning was issued for Maui County, while a hurricane watch was issued for Kauai County. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
Palace , meanwhile, have also stuck with a winning team as Roy Hodgson names the same XI that won at Fulham. And Reds boss Klopp believes an unheralded but potentially risky opponent lies in wait at Selhurst Park.
Now flight controllers are monitoring the cabin pressure while coming up with a better and long-term solution for the leak. The European Space Agency reported crew members are in no danger, as there are weeks of air left in the ISS reserves.
Wawrinka, the former world number three, now down at 101, shrugged off having to take a medical time-out early in the third set. Auger-Aliassime already had been visited by a doctor during a changeover in the third set and said his heart was racing.
Rumors suggest that the DVR is now being developed at Amazon's Lab 126 R&D center, and we'll probably see a whole lot more, soon. The concept reportedly allows for transmitting the video stream wirelessly to smartphones.
Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida Keys
The US National Hurricane Centre said a weather system is brewing about 175 miles east-southeast of Marathon in the Florida Keys. The area from Navarre to the Alabama-Mississippi border should experience tides of 2-4 feet above normal.
Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen from Giants
McCutchen, 31, has batted.255 with 15 home runs and 55 RBIs in 130 games while playing primarily right field for the Giants . The teams announced the deal on the last day for trades to be done for players to be eligible for the postseason.
12 event, new iPhones expected
The most significant change coming with the Apple Watch Series 4 is rumoured to be a larger, "edge-to-edge display". It's happening on 12 September at 10AM PDT which is on Thursday, 13 September at 1AM Malaysian Time.
Yaya Toure's Next Club Revealed?
However, the club now top of the "Toure's Next Permanent Club" betting market may come as a huge shock. Olympiakos finished third in the Greek league last season and are keen for a quick return to the top.
John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator
Our hearts and prayers are with you!"-but it's the Instagram version of that sentiment that's getting all the attention". President Trump and John McCain had feuded for years, and Trump was reportedly not invited to McCain's funeral.
Updated 1:15 pm: Hurricane watch posted for Maui County
The latest track from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center has just about all the island chain inside the "Cone of Uncertainty ". Sandbags are seen near a stairway at the west end of the Sheraton Waikiki hotel in Honolulu in preparation for Hurricane Lane.
Thomas Markle calls the Royal Family a cult
The Mirror reports that money is what initially caused tension between Thomas and his children after he retired seven years ago. While Priyanka was in attendance at Meghan's gorgeous royal wedding, it's unknown as to whether or not the opposite will occur.
Snedeker rides opening-round 59 to second Wyndham win
Snedeker will carry a three-shot lead into the final day of the tournament, but he'll have plenty of work left to do Sunday . Points (67) finished four shots behind Snedeker, while Ryan Moore (67) and Brian Gay (69) were a stroke further back.