Google pledges nearly $30 million to the newly formed European Media and Information Fund to fight fake news and misinformation online. This comes as Big Tech companies face scrutiny for the alleged roles they played in spreading misinformation.
YouTube is rolling out new measures, too. It may allow creators to hide the number of dislikes on their videos. YouTube says it’s testing the feature because of feedback from creators. This comes after YouTube removed thousands of dislikes from videos out of the White House.
Former President Donald Trump’s signature large rallies could be making a comeback. Trump touched on that and more in his interview with daughter-in-law Lara Trump—in a video that has been removed from Facebook.
Leader of the House Republican Study Committee Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) issued a memo calling for the party to build on Trump’s gift. Banks said in the memo, “President Trump gave the Republican Party a political gift: we are now the party supported by most working-class voters.”
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