Racial Bias Noticed in Twitter Picture-Cropping Algorithm

With today’s technology along with social awareness, it’s no longer okay to show any type of bias in a product or service, no matter whether it’s intentional or not. This is why fingers are being pointed at Twitter after its picture-cropping algorithm is showing a racial bias. Does Twitter Have Racial Bias?
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:30am
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Hexadecimal IP Addresses Creatively Used in Spam Attacks

As mentioned before in this space, it seems nearly impossible to stay on top of cybercriminals. They seem to always be a step ahead, forcing everyone else to always remain on their toes. One of the newest efforts of spammers is to use hexadecimal IP addresses in spam attacks. What Is a Hexadecimal IP Address Websites are accessed on the Internet through IP addresses, a combination of numbers, letters, and punctuation.
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Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:35am
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Mozilla Launches Browser Extension to Track YouTube Recommendations

It’s easy to get caught up in YouTube as it recommends an endless array of videos, with each one offering you more of the same type of content. But it’s not always the same content. Sometimes the process gets convoluted, and you wind up watching something you have no interest in. Mozilla is curious why this happens and created a browser extension to track YouTube recommendations.
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:25am
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AT&T May Put Ads on Phones in Exchange for Discount

All of us know the stress of the mobile bill arriving every month. It can be so expensive, and if you have a family where each member has a phone, forget it — it becomes ridiculously expensive. AT&T wants to help with that, providing a small $5 or $10 discount, but you’ll have to put up with ads to get that small savings.
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Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:30am
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Spotify: Apple One Bundles Will Bring “Irreparable Harm”

Spotify knocked the new Apple One bundles right out of the gate. It’s clear why it wouldn’t like this competition, but to say it will bring “irreparable harm to the developer community” seems to be going overboard. Spotify’s Anger w/ Apple One Much of this goes back to the Epic Fortnite battle.
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:30am
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YouTube Lawsuit in UK Claims Violation of Children’s Privacy

YouTube is facing a lawsuit in the United Kingdom that claims it violates children’s privacy. Parent company Google should both know better and know how to fight this. It’s similar to a suit that was brought in the U.S. not too long ago. Prior YouTube Lawsuit Just last year the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:30am
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