Facebook removes thousands of fake, pro-Trump accounts

Facebook and Twitter have moved to dismantle thousands of fake accounts linked to Epoch Times, a pro-Trump news organisation known for releasing misleading information. These accounts were said to be operated using Artificial Intelligence and linked to individuals in Vietnam, despite claiming to be US citizens. Epoch Times, a pro-Trump conspiracy organisation, was banned from […]

Will facial recognition catch on in schools and public institutions?

Imagine a regular classroom setting with the addition of inconspicuously placed security cameras focusing in on each student. The teacher confirms attendance without the need for a roll call. The cameras pick up on the students’ reactions and their level of attentiveness in class. The data is then collected to assess their attitude in general […]