TL;DR on Facebook's hate speech strategy: 'It's hard, guys'

TL;DR on Facebook's hate speech strategy: 'It's hard, guys'

As Facebook works to become more transparent about its strategy to combat hate speech, one of its public policy leaders published a lengthy explainer on the process Tuesday. For all of the post’s enlightening details, though, it felt as if Facebook was saying, “Sorry, guys, it’s hard.” Richard Allan, Facebook’s VP of Public Policy in…

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation. Motivation is what energizes, maintains, and controls your behavior against internal and external forces. The type of motivation in different situations can help you excel. The type of motivation can prevent you from being at your best. The type of motivation…

CNN gives Trump opening to blast the media—and ignore healthcare

CNN gives Trump opening to blast the media—and ignore healthcare

It is the last thing a media organization ever really wants—to become the news when there’s news to report. The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, give a big tax cut to the wealthy, and, according to the Congressional Budget Office, leave more than 22 million Americans without…

Gooooooooal! Facebook will livestream European soccer's top tournament

Gooooooooal! Facebook will livestream European soccer's top tournament

Facebook’s live sports offer is taking a giant step-over. SEE ALSO: Facebook to stream MLB games, continues grabbing live sports rights Facebook will livestream more than a dozen matches from the Champions League, European soccer’s top tournament, as part of a new deal with Fox Sports.  The deal includes showing double-headers during the group stage,…

3 big-name journalists leave CNN over retracted story

3 big-name journalists leave CNN over retracted story

Three CNN journalists have resigned after the network retracted a thinly sourced scoop.  The story’s author, Thomas Frank; an editor in CNN’s new investigative unit, Eric Lichtblau; and head editor of the unit Lex Haris are no longer with the company as of Monday, a spokesperson confirmed. SEE ALSO: CNN sent its Supreme Court sketch…