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Facebook & Co: Fight for the last word

Victims of insults and calumnies are to be able to defend themselves if they are attacked on Facebook or Twitter. The federal government has decided today to draft the bill.

In theory, everything is clear: the protection of citizens against unlawful attacks should also apply in social networks. It is true that a company like Facebook can not be held responsible for everything that its 28 million users in Germany say on their accounts. But the law requires: If network operators are aware of legal violations, they must delete or block the corresponding utterances. (more…)

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Facebook wants to read thoughts

The company is working on converting brain signals directly into fonts. However, one does not want to indiscriminate thoughts indiscriminately, the operators of the network assure.

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Facebook wants to convert thoughts to text on the computer via listening people via Instagram and Whatsapp and using Facebook Messenger. For example, the opportunity to send a text message to a friend without the smartphone, said Facebook manager Regina Dugan at the in-house developer conference F8 in San Jose, California. The current goal is to get to 100 words per minute.

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Dugan referred to current research at Stanford University. (more…)

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Facebook and illegal content

At the very least, the warning shot has acted as follows: Federal Minister of Justice Heiko Maas (SPD) in his first draft of the Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) ​​threatened to impose a fine of up to 50 million euros for the operators of social networks, if they did not delete “obviously illegal” content within 24 hours. This also caused headlines internationally, from which sometimes a certain reverence spoke.

Facebook and Illegal Content

Maas says it is serious and is going on a confrontation course with US companies like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, which play on the subject of hate and false notices on time – that was the impression the minister wanted to convey. On Wednesday, the draft was passed by the Cabinet about Facebook.

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The 50 million euro fine has shrunk from the constant threat to the theoretical option. In the first version it was clear that the first infringement of the law could lead to a fine. (more…)

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Facebook Messenger Live Location And Find Friends

Messenger shows where the Facebook friends are

The latest function of Facebook-Messengers helps. It is currently being launched worldwide and will soon be available to all messenger users.

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Users can already share current locations with selected friends in the coming days with the so-called “Live Location“; The new service will gradually be available. (more…)

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