Social Media News Roundup 12.09.18
Facebook’s moderators can’t possibly look through every single image that gets posted on the enormous platform, so Facebook is building AI to help them out. (The Verge)
Twitter said on Wednesday it struck a host of new deals with media and entertainment companies to bring "hundreds of hours" of live-streaming and video highlights onto the social media site. (CNBC)
Apple’s iPhone press event will be live streamed on Twitter for the first time, TechCrunch has confirmed.
If you spend hours curating your Instagram feed, you’ll be delighted to know you can now be rewarded for your efforts – as there’s now awards for those dedicated to the app. The Photobox Instagram Photography Awards is a celebration of the best photography posted to Instagram. (Metro)
On Sept. 12, the 751 members of the European Parliament will vote on a directive that could result in a major cultural shift on YouTube, impacting everything from Let’s Play videos to commentary and meme channels, according to those at risk. (Polygon)
As digital consumption increases, it seems that the communities within online platforms get smaller. If you asked a room full of American social media users, most of them would say they want to do more to protect their privacy, according to Pew Research Center. (Adweek)
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