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Aug 01, 2018
Google to collaborate with news agencies to show tabular data in Search resultsOne of the organisations that Google is working with to improve data search results is ProPublica.
Mar 17, 2018
ProPublica says murky CIA-Gina Haspel story was wrong; leads media in apology, correctionThe news organization ProPublica issued a detailed correction of a story about Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's choice for the next CIA director, and the waterboarding of a detainee the year after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Dec 30, 2017
Facebook apologises after investigation reveals company's inconsistent and inadequate measures for combating hate speechIn an analysis of 900 posts, the US-based ProPublica found that content reviewers at Facebook often make different calls on items with similar content
Oct 08, 2017
Facebook to make ad scrutiny more stringent after facing flak for succumbing to hate speech propagatorsFacebook is going to require ads that are targetted to people based on "politics, religion, ethnicity or social issues" to be manually reviewed.
Sep 22, 2017
Facebook advertises a sexist photo-ad urging non-users to join InstagramInstagram had posted an advertisement on Facebook asking its Facebook users to join Instagram. The reporter's sister received the post on Facebook.
Sep 15, 2017
App used with wearable tech like Google Glass can coach children with ASD claims researchFacebook initially responded to the ProPublica report by removing the topics in question from its ad system.
Aug 20, 2017
Google website using artificial intelligence shows hate crime is more rampant in USGoogle's using artificial intelligence (AI) has revealed that Violence in Virginia may have shocked many but hate crime is actually rampant in the US.
Aug 19, 2017
Google News lab and ProPublica partner to create database for hate crimes via machine learningAccording to ProPublica they also intend to develop the data set via experiences of people who have been victims of hateful crimes
Dec 29, 2016
Media investigation points out that Facebook is buying data on what you do offlineFacebook already knows a lot about your online activities and you are pretty much aware of it. But a new media investigation has revealed that the social networking giant buys data on your offline activities without your knowledge.
Sep 21, 2016
Amazon algorithms make customers pay more for popular products: StudyAmazon's algorithms make customers pay more for popular products giving prominence to items that benefit the retail giant, a study by ProPublica said.