Friday, December 2, 2016

    Around The Net

    • Facebook Hopes AI Can Catch Offensive Content Reuters

      Facebook is developing AI that can automatically flag offensive material in live video streams, Reuters reports. “The social media company has been embroiled in a number of content moderation controversies this year, from facing international outcry after removing an iconic Vietnam War photo due to nudity, to allowing the spread of fake news on its site,” it notes that “Facebook has historically relied mostly on users to report offensive posts.” ...Read the whole story

    • Nissan Connectivity Links Owners More Closely To Its Service BrandBrand Channel

      Nissan has joined the ranks of auto brands intending to use connectivity between itself and the owners of its vehicles to lock them in as service customers instead of losing them to third-party chains and other competitors. It could be a big boost to revenues because it opens up a new, largely untapped arena. ...Read the whole story

    Email Smashes Social Again To Drive One In Five Cyber Monday Sales

    As if humiliating social on Black Friday wasn't enough, email is the only top channel to see huge sales growth this Cyber Monday. Apparently social created some "buzz." ...More