‘We can’t always control what goes on screen’

An official Netflix Twitter account that promotes the streamer’s LGBTQ+ content has addressed the backlash to Dave Chappelle’s new special The Closer. The stand-up comedian faced heavy criticism last week following the release of a Netflix special in which he mocked trans people and said he was “team Terf” like JK Rowling. @Most – an… Continue reading ‘We can’t always control what goes on screen’

Honeypot is the sex worker-led site seizing porn’s means of control

Despite OnlyFans’ backtrack on its explicit content ban, the platform remains a precarious place for sex workers – we get an exclusive, explicit look at honeypot.xxx, a new platform run by and for adult creators “We believe that if sex workers want a future, we need to make it for ourselves,” says the collective of… Continue reading Honeypot is the sex worker-led site seizing porn’s means of control

Voice Control, Metaverse, Supply Chain

Visual enhancements could boost the voice commerce market. Plus, supply chain woes could get worse with a new California law, and the fashion and apparel industry sees metaverse as an important part of its growth. Data: 17%: Share of total U.S. imports that come from California. 80: Number of days it now takes to move… Continue reading Voice Control, Metaverse, Supply Chain

Has Mark Zuckerberg’s total control of Facebook turned into a liability? | John Naughton

For devotees of C-Span, the public-service media network that covers the US Congress, Tuesday was an interesting day. The Senate judiciary subcommittee on competition policy, antitrust and consumer rights held a hearing on the social media companies, which for most purposes meant Google and Facebook. It was intriguing in several ways. For one thing, the… Continue reading Has Mark Zuckerberg’s total control of Facebook turned into a liability? | John Naughton

Shiba Inu prepares for further losses as SHIB bulls lose control

Shiba Inu price dropped over 11% since August 24 after slicing below a critical support trend line. The governing technical pattern suggests that SHIB is vulnerable to further collapse. Only if Shibu Inu manages to sustain above $0.00000759 can it be saved from the prevailing bearish target.  Shiba Inu price has suffered a 22% drop… Continue reading Shiba Inu prepares for further losses as SHIB bulls lose control

Instagram is testing ‘Favorites’ feature to help you control your feed

You’re on Instagram looking for your best friend’s daily dog update, but you have to scroll endlessly through a sea of posts you care little about, and probably forget what you’re looking for in the first place. After a few extra annoyed scrolls, you close the app in frustration. It seems Instagram is well aware… Continue reading Instagram is testing ‘Favorites’ feature to help you control your feed

Cuban legislation strengthens control of social media

Havana, Cuba: The introduction of Cuba’s Decree 35 to control the use of social media has offended many citizens and international human rights activists. A month banning publications that could undermine “national fame” witnessed the most widespread anti-government protests in decades when communist countries were partially encouraged by social media posts. I will come later.… Continue reading Cuban legislation strengthens control of social media

Tesla may have a new ally in wrestling control of car sales from Texas dealerships

Texas is eager to build electric vehicles, but will it work with emerging manufacturers that don’t want to sell through the state’s storied dealership industry? Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive was pushing lawmakers to let it be its own dealership before it was known that the manufacturer was considering building a $5 billion plant in… Continue reading Tesla may have a new ally in wrestling control of car sales from Texas dealerships

Tesla Model Y Driver Towing Trailer Loses Control While Driving Down The Highway

When towing a trailer, its always important to both make sure you have everything secured properly and drive accordingly. Case in point, this Tesla Model Y driver who appears to have done neither, and ended up spinning out on the highway. The video showing the incident is very brief, but it’s long enough to piece… Continue reading Tesla Model Y Driver Towing Trailer Loses Control While Driving Down The Highway

Social media a ‘belagaam ghora’, prepare to control it: Yogi to BJP IT cell

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said social media at present was like a “belagaam ghora [unbridled horse]”, and urged the workers and office-bearers of the BJP’s IT and Social Media cell here to “train and prepare” to rein it in. Adityanath warned the party workers that they could fall prey to media… Continue reading Social media a ‘belagaam ghora’, prepare to control it: Yogi to BJP IT cell

The Control Z Cast Takes A Social Media BuzzFeed Quiz

¡Gracias a Dios! Season 2 of Control Z is now available to the masses, and to celebrate the release, we had the cast — Ana Valeria Becerril, Michael Ronda, Yankel Stevan, Andrés Baida, Patricio Gallardo, and Macarena García Romero — join us via Zoom to find out if they would survive a ~social media scandal~.… Continue reading The Control Z Cast Takes A Social Media BuzzFeed Quiz

Instagram Draws Backlash After Introducing ‘Sensitive Content Control’

A new Instagram feature allows users to filter out “sensitive content” on certain posts. The social media platform’s Sensitive Content Control setting has three categories for users to filter select posts out of their explore tab: “Limit” (Instagram’s original default setting), “Allow” (users see more “sensitive” content) and “Limit Even More” (to see the least… Continue reading Instagram Draws Backlash After Introducing ‘Sensitive Content Control’

Tesla big battery fire in Victoria almost under control after more than three days | Victoria

Firefighters hope to bring a blaze that has been burning for more than three days at Victoria’s “big battery” project under control in the coming hours, as investigations begin into how the fire started. A Tesla battery bank caught fire while it was being set up in Moorabool on Friday morning, and then spread to… Continue reading Tesla big battery fire in Victoria almost under control after more than three days | Victoria

Spin Control: Social media ads: Less negative, more polarizing than TV?

If you use Facebook, and about two-thirds of Americans do based on current estimates, you may have noticed plenty of political ads as the campaigns heated up last year. If you share a home with others who use Facebook, you may have also noticed that the political ads they received were sometimes different from yours.… Continue reading Spin Control: Social media ads: Less negative, more polarizing than TV?

Artificial Intelligence Benefits in Control Applications

Using your noodle to think things through tends to make things go much more smoothly—even if you’re just a high-speed food packaging machine wrapping instant noodles. That’s an important lesson gained from machine learning technology used by systems integrator Tianjin FengYuLingKong of Tianjin, China. This form of artificial intelligence (AI) allowed the firm’s engineers to… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Benefits in Control Applications