Twitter has removed more than 30,000 accounts linked to state-based actors, the majority of them from China, accusing them of spreading deceptive geopolitical narratives. The intervention from the American social media giant comes a day after Zoom appeared to go in the opposite direction by blocking the video accounts of three Chinese human rights leadersREAD MORE
Verdict lists the top five terms tweeted on artificial intelligence in Q1 2020, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform. The top tweeted terms are the trending industry discussions happening on Twitter by key individuals (influencers) as tracked by the platform.
1. Machine Learning – 13,458 mentions
The contribution of machine learning in transforming retail, to knowing how to do it efficiently, helping detect Covid-19 cases and ways to combat it, and its potential use in understanding a wide variety of weather and climate problems, were some of the popular topics discussed in Q1 2020. For example, Jeremy Howard, a data scientist and entrepreneur, shared an article on how to do machine learning efficiently. For example, the article noted that calculations should not exceed 10 seconds.
In another tweet, Dr Ganapthi Pulipaka, a chief data scientist, describes how AI and machine learning can be deployed for detecting Covid-19 cases from chest radiography images, and their as..READ MORE
On March 26, 2020 Twitter announced a takedown of accounts targeting Ser- bian Twitter users. Twitter reported that this network—consisting of approxi- mately 8,500 accounts and more than 43 million tweets—acted in concert to cheerlead for President Aleksandar Vučić and his party, to attack his oppo- nents, and to boost the popularity and visibility ofREAD MORE
Dr Aaron McKeil, Course Tutor, LSE Executive MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy, shares his insights into the use and practice of Twitter in international diplomacy and the benefits of the simulation for teaching and learning. In the early Lent Term, 2020, we delivered a Twitter Diplomacy Simulation through a closed online platform in which studentsREAD MORE
Accounts also linked to Honduras and Indonesia violated policy and were ‘targeted attempt to undermine the public conversation’ Twitter has deleted 20,000 fake accounts linked to the governments of Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Honduras and Indonesia, saying they violated company policy and were a “targeted attempt to undermine the public conversation”. Yoel Roth, the headREAD MORE
Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,019 accounts based in Ecuador, 265 accounts from Spain and six accounts from Saudi Arabia.READ MORE