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Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Business / Tech Oct 10, 2018

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyberbullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey that said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms ...

Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

National Aug 5, 2018

Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

by Won Jae Ko

Tourism is booming in Japan, but a growing number of visitors are ditching their guidebooks for an app best known for celebrity snapshots and images of food: Instagram. The social photo-sharing service is proving to be especially popular among those seeking destinations off the beaten ...

As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

World Jun 24, 2018

As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

Manon , 17, has a Facebook account but to connect with her friends she turns to other social networks like Instagram or Snapchat. "I don't use it to post status updates or personal information," the San Francisco teen says. Manon maintains her Facebook account to be ...