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YouTube blocks ads on climate change denial videos | Engadget

YouTube blocks ads on climate change denial videos | Engadget Jon Fingas YouTube’s reduced tolerance for misinformation now extends to climate science. The Google service has enacted a new policy barring ads and monetization for content that contradicts the “well-established scientific consensus” surrounding climate change, including videos that claim climate change is a hoax or…

Facebook Whistleblower Testified That Company’s Algorithms Are Dangerous: Here’s Why

Facebook Whistleblower Testified That Company’s Algorithms Are Dangerous: Here’s Why Filippo Menczer, The Conversation US The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen testified before the U.S. Senate on Oct. 5, 2021, that the company’s social media platforms…