A confidential Amazon document outlined Amazon's plans to monitor their customer service employees to catch potential data breachers.
A man used artificial intelligence (AI) to mimic speaking to his late fiancé. The creators of the technology warn that it could be used for misinformation campaigns.
Four small-business owners reflected on the benefits and drawbacks that unexpected viral fame had on their budding business ventures.
TikTok is tracking how long - and how many times - you're watching certain videos, The Wall Street Journal reported in an investigation.
The Government Accountability Office surveyed 42 federal agencies on their use and regulation of facial recognition technology.
"We rank things differently in different parts of the app, based on how people use them," said head of Instagram Adam Mosseri.
Data mining is a process that turns large volumes of raw data into actionable intelligence, and it's used by a wide variety of industries.
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In the days after the US election, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg signed off on an algorithm change to the platform’s news feed in an effort to fight misinformation, the New York Times reports. The change meant established news sites were promoted, while content from more engaged, partisan sites was demoted. […]
ByteDance’s deal with Oracle and Walmart means it will retain control of TikTok’s algorithms, the company said in a statement on Monday. TikTok’s recommendation algorithm is considered by experts to be the company’s “secret sauce,” and employees have referred to it as a “crown jewel.” China blocked ByteDance from selling […]
Anyone who buys TikTok will struggle to replicate the app’s magic if the purchase doesn’t include its recommendation algorithm, experts say. Technology experts told Business Insider that TikTok’s recommendation algorithm was stronger than those of rivals partly because the company had access to extensive training data. TikTok is thought to […]
YouTube on Tuesday said it took down a record 11 million videos from the start of April to the end of June, almost twice as many as in the previous quarter. It said this was because it decided to rely more heavily on its algorithms to remove content during the […]
Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker sent a letter to healthcare companies like UnitedHealth and Aetna asking for information on how they prevent bias in health algorithms. Booker’s letter shines a national spotlight on the issue of racial bias in healthcare tech. A recent study found a commonly used algorithm favoured […]
Underwater photos are often blue-tinted because of the way light bends in water, obscuring the incredibly vibrant colours of ocean flora and fauna. Researchers Derya Akkaynak and Tali Trebitz created a colour-correcting algorithm that reveals the true colours of corals, fish, and other marine life. Akkaynak told Business Insider she […]
YouTube tags are keywords that you can select for your own videos, and if they are properly associated with your video, it will help others find your content. When people search for videos with keywords, tags are used by YouTube’s algorithm as it considers what content to serve. The more […]
Instagram has been testing in some countries what its platform would look like without likes appearing on posts. The removal of likes is designed to improve the lives of consumers, but influencers are starting to feel the impact of the change on their accounts and their brands. But brands value […]
Multiple Twitter users noticed that after typing the word “People,” or phrase “Enemy of the People” in the Tweet box, Twitter will suggest they tag “The New York Times” newspaper. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly called the ‘New York Times’ newspaper the enemy of the people, most recently on […]