Influencers like Luka Sabbat, a model-turned-actor with two million followers on Instagram, can charge upwards of $40,000 to promote products in story and feed posts.
WIRED's Arielle Pardes talked to Mosseri and actor and producer Tracee Ellis Ross, perhaps best known for her starring role in the television series Black-ish, about why it’s important for social media platforms to take responsibility for the safety and well-being of the people who frequent them.
In the case of the pedophile scandal, YouTube's AI was actively recommending suggestive videos of children to users who were most likely to engage with those videos. The feedback loop works like this: (1) People who spend more time on the platforms have a greater impact on recommendation systems.
Digging Into Self-Driving Data and More Car News This Week This week, the California DMV released the disengagement reports every self-driving developer testing in state must file to the DMV.
But its many pages make clear that while the Silicon Valley hype around robocars may have cooled, progress toward the day when humans are unshackled from the steering wheel continues: The 48 autonomous vehicle developers that tested their tech on public roads collectively drove 2.05 million miles between December 2017 and November 2018, up from 500,000 the year before.
More importantly, maintaining links between US and Chinese tech companies and researchers is the best way to keep tabs on China’s increasingly sophisticated surveillance state, which integrates facial recognition technology, artificial intelligence, and swarms of personal data.