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Facebook Bots Label US Declaration of Independence as Hate Speech

Facebook has apologised after its content-filtering algorithms flagged the US Declaration of Independence as a hate speech. Parts of the document was flagged as “hate speech” by Facebook bots after a Liberty, Texas-based newspaper, the Liberty County Vindicator, posted on Facebook “small bites” from the Declaration in the lead up to the country’s Independence Day on July 4. Facebook later restored ... Read More »

Social media ‘bots’ tried to influence the U.S. election. Germany may be next

On 3 September, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main opponent Martin Schulz faced off in an election debate that many viewers panned as more of a duet than a duel, a far livelier effort was underway on social media. People on Twitter started using the hashtag #verräterduell, which translates as “duel of traitors” and mirrors the claim by ... Read More »

Inside Netflix we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely transformed the way we watch television. WIRED was invited along to the firm’s recent Netflix Labs Day at its Los Gatos headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley for the global release of Marvel’s Iron Fist ... Read More »

Attack of the Bots: Cool New Tech Has Invaded Skype

Earlier in the year, Skype released a preview of Skype Bots, which Skype calls “intelligent helpers” making communication and the day-to-day running of a business easier and more exciting. Following the April unveiling of the new Skype platform, the Skype Team now says they have released a series of partner-inspired bots into the Skype Bot directory on iOS, Web apps, ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Gets Ad Bots

Until now, bots from brands assisted you in making purchases on Facebook Messenger, but from now on these bots can directly send you advertisements and subscription messages. If you’re worried about spam, Facebook has emphasised that the user is in control. Also, no promotional content is allowed, Engadget reported on Thursday. “All conversations between businesses and people must be initiated ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Skype Bots Get New Features

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft said 30,000 developers are using Skype Bot Platform Skype Bot developer tools are merged with Microsoft Bot Framework New update allows bots to be part of and respond to groups Microsoft has been seen to be pushing strongly for development of chatbot or bots, and on Friday the company announced new features like group chat functionality, visual cards, ... Read More »

Facebook Bots Are a Tough Sell After Microsoft Tay’s Racist Tirade

As more than 2,500 coders and corporate-brand caretakers gather this week to hear what’s in store for the future of Facebook, the buzzword of the company’s event will be bots. The social networking giant is expected by analysts to unveil ways for businesses to build chat bots for Messenger, allowing some 900 million users of that app to strike up ... Read More »

Telegram Apps Get Improved Media Sharing, Revamped UI, and Bots 2.0

Folks at Telegram have been working hard behind the curtains and have introduced more updates to their app. This time the company has updated its Bots platform, calling it Bots 2.0, and has brought a new UI that lets you share and preview content easily than before. Telegram, as a part of the update (v3.8) now lets iOS users easily ... Read More »