YouTube will flag conspiracy theory videos with additional information from Wikipedia in an effort to tackle the spread of disinformation on its platform. The first of this round of initiatives is called "information cues", and basically adds links to Wikipedia articles below videos about topics that often the center of debate... Talking to WIRED, Wojcicki explained that YouTube will initially focus on conspiracy theories that have a lot of discussion surrounding them: chemtrails, moon landings, fluoride and similar.
For instance, there are conspiracy theories that claim that the moon landing was a hoax. In the coming months, those videos will display a prominent "information cue" tha tlinks to Wikipedia and info from other third-party sources.
Most notably, last month a video suggesting that one of the high-school students who survived the mass killing in Parkland, Fla., David Hogg, was an actor hired by gun-control advocates briefly became YouTube's No. 1 trending video. YouTube's autoplay algorithms appear created to promote increasingly radical content, across politics and other subject areas, in an effort to keep users watching as long as possible, according to Zeynep Tufekci, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina.
Xiaomi will launch the Redmi 5 in India today at 3PM The Redmi 5a Prime has a hybrid 32GB ROM and a 3GB RAM while its counterpart, the Redmi 5a houses 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM. Many of their popular models like Xiaomi Redmi 4, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Note 3 are still stuck in older Android versions.
She stressed the fact that YouTube is "not a news organization" but that she was keen to ensure that people have access to the "right information".
YouTube's plan to incorporate Wikipedia links certainly won't solve all these problems, or neccessarily even work, given that Wikipedia pages can be edited by the public.
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Twitch is leveling up its increasingly popular Twitch Prime subscription service, announcing today the start of a new program. One other note, which may be exciting if true, is that Free Games with Prime are unlocked for Twitch users "forever".
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After reaching the peak of Super Bowl 50 two years ago, the Broncos have sunk on the heels of two playoff-less seasons. The Denver Broncos have apparently worked out their quarterback situation ahead of the official start of free agency.
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Counting of votes in the Araria Lok Sabha seat, and Jehanabad and Bhabhua assembly constituencies was scheduled to begin at 8 am. In Jehanabad , the RJD hopes to retain the Assembly seat that fell vacant after the death of Mundrika Yadav.
Trump's new plan focuses on "hardening" schools with increased security and expresses support for boosting some background checks. At a political rally Saturday night in Pennsylvania, Trump mocked the idea of commissions to solve the nation's drug epidemic.
Carlos Hyde to the Browns
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Brand new Raspberry Pi 3 model arrives on Pi Day
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Spurs star Kane to return to training in April
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Missing Doctor wasn't snubbed over promotion: CDC
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