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Does the media propagate stereotypes?

The media have a powerful influence on how people view and treat different groups based on gender and ethnicity, as news stories shape people's stereotypes, beliefs, and ultimately behaviors in areas such as education, family, and politics. It is, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagMar 16th, 2023

How "ethical influencers" engage their audiences about saving the planet

Have a quick think back to the last time you scrolled through social media. Maybe it was this morning, last night or a few minutes ago. What do you recall? One thing you're bound to remember is the continuous stream of influencers showing off their l.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

iPad Air hands on: A return to an affordable large-format iPad

The new iPad Air is still more power than most need, but that 13-inch one returns large-screen media consumption to the masses for exactly what it cost almost a decade ago.2024 iPad Air 13-inchWe've already written tens of thousands of words about th.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Study reveals how media representations of animal rights advocacy contribute to its depoliticization

Despite the pervasive public interest in animal welfare, the framing of animal rights activism in the media has largely contributed to its depoliticization, argues a paper in Polity. "Vegans and "Green-Collared Criminals,'" by Serrin Rutledge-Prior,.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Reducing distrust in social media is not straightforward, computer scientists warn

Are anti-misinformation interventions on social media working as intended? It depends, according to a new study led by William & Mary researchers and published in the Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '24)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Why students cheat in online exams

Media psychologists at the University of Cologne have studied how students' individual needs, conceptions and reasons relate to cheating behavior in online exams......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Waymo robotaxis now completing 50,000 paid trips a week

Waymo robotaxis are now completing more than 50,000 paid trips a month, according to a post on social media by the Alphabet-owned company......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

AI and social media may be fueling the climate crisis, say researchers

Generative artificial intelligence and social media can undermine efforts to address climate change, argue researchers in a new forum article published in the journal Global Environmental Politics......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Wiim reveals Ultra pricing and unleashes the Amp Pro

Wiim's new Ultra network streaming media player gets a price and detailed specs, and so does the new Pro version of the Wiim Amp......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Accounting change drives down Cars Commerce Q1 net income

Cars Commerce's 2023 acquisition of D2C Media helped promote revenue gains, and price increases helped boost average revenue per dealer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Wiim announces Ultra pricing and unleashes the Amp Pro

Wiim's new Ultra network streaming media player gets a price and detailed specs, and so does the new Pro version of the Wiim Amp......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Why are algorithms called algorithms? A brief history of the Persian polymath you"ve likely never heard of

Algorithms have become integral to our lives. From social media apps to Netflix, algorithms learn your preferences and prioritize the content you are shown. Google Maps and artificial intelligence are nothing without algorithms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

Z-Library Confusion as ‘Official’ Social Media Announces Crackdown in China

Last month Z-Library reported that users in China were experiencing difficulties accessing the site, with new domains being blocked very quickly. The site's official WeChat and Bilibili social media accounts seemed unaffected until a surprise announc.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

iPhone Users Are Raising Complaints About This Glitch. Some Think They’ve Solved It

Across social media, iPhone users have reported waking up to the scary realization that they had missed their alarm. Across social media, iPhone users have reported waking up to the scary realization that they had missed their alar.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

Russian State Media is Posting More on TikTok Ahead of the U.S. Presidential Election, Study Says

Russian state-affiliated accounts have boosted their use of TikTok and are getting more engagement on the short-form video platform ahead of the U.S. presidential election, Russian state-affiliated accounts have boosted their use of.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

TikTok Sues U.S. to Block Law That Could Ban the Social Media Platform

The lawsuit filed on Tuesday may be setting up what could be a protracted legal fight over TikTok's future in the United States. TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance are suing the U.S. over a law that would ban the popula.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

"Doing your own research" can make fake news seem believable

While it's healthy to question what we see and hear in the media, those quick internet searches to fact-check news stories can unexpectedly backfire and lead people to believe false stories, according to the director of the University of Oregon's und.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Giving Holocaust survivors a digital voice in the world

With every year that passes, fewer witnesses can tell us about their personal experience of the horrors of the Second World War. That is why the project LediZ (Learning with Digital Testimonies) has developed new interactive digital media that conser.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2024

Opinion: Why women would prefer to be alone in the woods with a bear than a man

Would you rather find yourself alone in the woods with a bear or a man? This is the question currently dividing social media. Based on the responses online, it looks like most women answering the question say they would choose the bear, a decision th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2024

These dangerous scammers don’t even bother to hide their crimes

Cybercriminals openly run dozens of scams across social media and messaging apps. Enlarge (credit: Kuzmik_A/Getty Images) Most scammers and cybercriminals operate in the digital shadows and don’t want you to know how.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 4th, 2024

London"s runaway horses remind us that animals are workers too

The extraordinary sight of five horses galloping through London, sweating and covered in blood, caused the hashtag #Apocalypse to trend briefly on social media last week......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2024