Day: May 19, 2021

TikTok’s recommendation algorithm appears to be promoting anti-LGBTQ videos, some of which encourage targeted anti-trans violence (Olivia Little/Media Matters for America)

Olivia Little / Media Matters for America:TikTok’s recommendation algorithm appears to be promoting anti-LGBTQ videos, some of which encourage targeted anti-trans violence  —  TikTok’s recommendation algorithm appears to be circulating blatantly anti-LGBTQ videos, some of which encourage targeted violence. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210519/p41#a210519p41

During the Epic trial, Craig Federighi says malware on macOS has reached an “unacceptable” level and the problem is “significantly larger” than iOS (Ian Sherr/CNET)

Ian Sherr / CNET:During the Epic trial, Craig Federighi says malware on macOS has reached an “unacceptable” level and the problem is “significantly larger” than iOS  —  Apple’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, said malware on Macs have hit “unacceptable” levels. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210519/p37#a210519p37

Analysis: after violence between Israelis and Palestinians escalated last week, 100+ WhatsApp groups were created to coordinate attacks on Palestinians (Sheera Frenkel/New York Times)

Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:Analysis: after violence between Israelis and Palestinians escalated last week, 100+ WhatsApp groups were created to coordinate attacks on Palestinians  —  Jewish extremists have formed more than 100 new groups on the Facebook-owned encrypted messaging app in recent days to target attacks. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210519/p19#a210519p19