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Investigation finds Facebook moderators trained to overlook certain kinds of abusive content

Facebook has been at the centre of a few major controversies recently. The social network has been embroiled in everything from privacy scandals to politics. Another long-criticised aspect of Facebook is the inconsistent moderation of offensive material. Similar to the undercover Cambridge Analytica investigation, an undercover reporter has since tackled …

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Briony Games (livestream) – Ep 1: PC Building Simulator !

In the first of our new 'Briony Games' series - reviewer and gaming addict Briony Hannam takes a look at 'PC Building Simulator' - a new title which is designed to let people build their own virtual PC system. It could be used as a way of checking how a rig looks before buying the real, physical components online. Briony had never loaded this simulator before producing this video - it was recorded live as she played about with the software herself at home.

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European Commission fines Google a record-breaking $5 billion

The European Commission has finally decided the fate of Google following complaints of anti-competitive behaviour surrounding its Android platform. Google has been ordered to pay a record-breaking €4.34bn (£3.8bn/$5bn) fine, which the company states is unjustified given that “Android has created more choice for everyone, not less.” European competition commissioner …

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