Machine learning & AI

New AI tool can predict in seconds what a movie will be rated

Movie ratings can determine a movie's appeal to consumers and the size of its potential audience. Thus, they have an impact on a film's bottom line. Typically, humans do the tedious task of manually rating a movie based on ...

Internet

In age of AI, women battle rise of deepfake porn

Photo apps digitally undressing women, sexualized text-to-image prompts creating "AI girls" and manipulated images fueling "sextortion" rackets—a boom in deepfake porn is outpacing US and European efforts to regulate the ...

Machine learning & AI

AI tool may predict movies' future ratings

Movie ratings can determine a movie's appeal to consumers and the size of its potential audience. Thus, they have an impact on a film's bottom line. Typically, humans do the tedious task of manually rating a movie based on ...

Internet

EU toughens rules on three major porn platforms

The European Union on Wednesday added three pornographic websites to its list of online platforms that are large enough to come under tougher safety regulation.

Consumer & Gadgets

New chatbot goes online to fight image-based abuse

Image-based abuse—when someone takes, shares or threatens to share nude, semi-nude or sexual images or video without consent—has become a growing issue, experienced by 1 in 3 Australians surveyed in 2019.

Internet

EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules

A top European Union official warned Elon Musk on Wednesday that Twitter needs to beef up measures to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content to avoid violating new rules that threaten tech ...

Internet

Leaders in Paris call for protecting children online

Internet giants, including social media apps Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, joined several world leaders to issue a global call to better protect children online at a Paris summit on Thursday.

Business

X to open new Texas office to combat child porn

Social media platform X, formerly Twitter, will open a moderation office in Texas with an emphasis on fighting content linked to child sexual abuse, the company said.

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