Daily Archive: March 26, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg nonetheless will not handle the foundation reason behind Fb’s misinformation drawback

As Hao wrote, a examine from New York College of partisan publishers’ Fb pages discovered “those who frequently posted political misinformation acquired probably the most engagement within the lead-up to the 2020 US presidential election and the Capitol riots.” 

Zuckerberg, after saying that “a bunch of inaccurate issues” about Fb’s incentives for permitting and amplifying misinformation and polarizing content material had been shared on the listening to by members of Congress, added: 

“Individuals don’t need to see misinformation or divisive content material on our providers. Individuals don’t need to see clickbait and issues like that. Whereas it could be true

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BBG Ventures simply closed on $50 million to fund extra women-led startups – TechCrunch

BBG Ventures, an eight-year-old, New York-based seed- and early-stage enterprise agency that solely backs founding groups which characteristic no less than one lady, simply locked down $50 million in capital for its third fund, a serious leap over its first two funds, each sized at $10 million.

One figuring out issue within the greater fund is that BBGV, previously backed completely by AOL (now Verizon Media), now has a broader pool of institutional and particular person traders, together with the State of Michigan Retirement Programs, the George Kaiser Household Basis and Verizon Ventures, together with Poshmark cofounder Tracy Solar, ClassPass

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