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Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

‘Is the data aid agencies collect from the people they help secure enough? Not necessarily, experts say – and that’s creating risks’ Are you HIV-positive? Gay? Frustrated with government assistance after a disaster? Aid workers are increasingly asking such questions of the people they help, hoping to better pinpoint their needs by gathering and analyzing […]

Facebook and BeLonG To Launch Guide to be Kinder Online

Facebook and BeLonG To Launch Guide to be Kinder Online

Facebook and BeLonG To have launched a guide to tackle the abuse of young LGBTI+ people online entitled: End Bullying, Be Kind Online. The online guide is launched as part of BeLonG To’s Stand Up Awareness Week, during which all second-level schools in Ireland are encouraged to take a stand against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic […]

Indonesia: Police arrest two men linked to LGBT Facebook page

Indonesia: Police arrest two men linked to LGBT Facebook page

(Reuters) – Indonesian police have arrested two men who allegedly operated a Facebook account to facilitate meet-ups for gay people […] a senior officer in the province of West Java said yesterday, Sunday. Homosexuality is not regulated by law in Indonesia, except in the conservative province of Aceh, but the country has seen an increase […]

Why Coming Out Is Good For Business – Inaugural Event by InterTech Ireland

Why Coming Out Is Good For Business – Inaugural Event by InterTech Ireland

Alan Lambert gives us a rundown on InterTech Ireland’s inaugural event: Why Coming Out Is Good For Business InterTech Ireland is a new LGBT professional network, set up by Tomas Sator (Google) and Jan Hofmann (Facebook) in July 2014.  The network, whose members include AirBnB, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter, encourages diversity and inclusion in the […]

Drag Queens’ Victory As Facebook Apologises

Drag Queens’ Victory As Facebook Apologises

It was victory for the Drag Queens as Facebook apologised yesterday, and said that  it will build new authentication tools to deal with accounts which are flagged as being fake. Facebook also stated:”We owe you a better service and a better experience using Facebook”. Chris Cox of Facebook said yesterday: “I want to apologize to […]