Four Strategies to survive automated writing and content bots

Four Strategies to survive automated writing and content bots
— Read on www.businessesgrow.com/2016/07/04/automated-writing/amp/

Beware of the bot-speak.

Steve Mnuchin: Officials should take a serious look at tech monopolies

Mnuchin acknowledged that antitrust matters don’t fall under his jurisdiction, but said someone ought to be looking.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/05/21/steve-mnuchin-officials-should-take-a-serious-look-at-tech-monopolies.html

Too much power?

New report shows ‘troubling’ social media censorship of conservative views | News | LifeSite

The Media Research Institute found widespread left-wing bias by Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
— Read on www.lifesitenews.com/news/new-report-shows-troubling-social-media-censorship-of-conservative-views

New report shows ‘troubling’ social media #censorship of #conservative views. @Twitter @Google @Facebook @YouTube

Facebook Throws More Money at Wiping Out Hate Speech and Bad Actors – WSJ

Facebook has spent more than a decade building an efficient machine to analyze and monetize the content on its platform. Now it is putting more resources into defending the platform from bad actors.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-throws-more-cash-at-a-tough-problem-stamping-out-bad-content-1526393256

If you have evidence that Facebook is erasing or blocking conservative posts, please let me know.

Netflix Content Chief: 85% of New Spending Is on Originals – Variety

About 85% of Netflix’s new content spending is for original TV shows, films and other productions, chief content officer Ted Sarandos said.
— Read on variety.com/2018/digital/news/netflix-original-spending-85-percent-1202809623/

Maybe that’s why I can’t find what we want on Netflix! Moving to others more and more. You?

How to Keep Google From Owning Your Online Life – WSJ

Google’s vast internet footprint, from Search to Chrome to Maps, gives it an unparalleled view into our lives. Here’s how to take a Google timeout.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-keep-google-from-owning-your-online-life-1525795372

It’s almost impossible.

Inside Amazon’s Fake Review Economy

A vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it’s designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.
— Read on www.buzzfeed.com/nicolenguyen/amazon-fake-review-problem

#FakeReviews like #FakeNews mislead on purpose. It’s all about persuasion.