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AI for good / Mozilla Fellow / https://t.co/55RnnVmrPX / Advisor at Center for Humane Technology / Ex-Google

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Honk Kong is fighting for freedom of speech, that we take for granted 😷 https://t.co/4J0RLSHV82If you're curious about what's happening on YouTube, I suggest you check this nice article from @beccalew https://t.co/l8TUmwju9y @mark_ledwich I don't understand your point on this tweet. Pool's video says in big "GARBAGE MEDIA" and @beccalew r… https://t.co/9gmczzXLPqAfter another read of the Zuckerberg speech, what bothers me most ab this is that he positions policies they got to… https://t.co/rf5aOphDBX
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10/18
2019
Hugely recommend @AINowInstitute's 2019 year in review for anyone seeking to make sense of what's going wrong with… https://t.co/5273TOISea
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotVery happy with our #YouTubeRegrets campaign. Read the stories, but stay for the wonky (policy) details. (Thread) (… https://t.co/9kLmvQfi1j
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10/17
2019
@TrickFreee Hello Patrick, I've studied for months what YouTube was recommending about Sandy Hook here:… https://t.co/dVf09pIRvL @peterpomeranzev 🤣
10/16
2019
It's a honor to be in this WIRED25 among amazing people and stories https://t.co/AYH1FueKRG https://t.co/NHB22vRs5Q https://t.co/Obqtqhmh4k @mark_ledwich @mozilla @rowlsmanthorpe There is no “demand” for lies. Nobody wants to be lied to. Many believe the… https://t.co/qxoVJwr9xxOne of the most effective things a government can do to foster an ecosystem of AI startups is to have a National Op… https://t.co/101100tSO3
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotI personally know people who lost their father and brother to YouTube’s algorithm. This is yet another such story.… https://t.co/RSw5Svo2E2Mozilla unveils 28 horror stories about YouTube’s recommendation algorithm https://t.co/pYAlD9UcZc
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10/15
2019
Ever wondered how YouTube's recommendation engine processes user data to keep us all glued to the screen for hours?… https://t.co/ir0MCDE2lt
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10/14
2019
"The most effective propaganda frequently contains seeds of truth; truthful elements are incorporated precisely to… https://t.co/2akaTYXcUo
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10/13
2019
Tech companies are censoring information about the demonstrations in Hong Kong. Civil liberties experts say this is… https://t.co/tkGIdllH46
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot#HongKong 's today, the world's tomorrow "May NBA and Blizzard be with Hong Kong" Spotted on Lai Chi Kok Road,… https://t.co/6LzDn56TDX
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotOverspecialization is not new, but it becomes exponentially more dangerous with advanced tech https://t.co/3I0narXWMM
10/12
2019
Excellent analysis by @cwarzel of the risks to democracy posed by Facebook. Hint: the basic design of FB favors a… https://t.co/TGQJcdUwD2
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotIn attempting to silence protests that lie outside the Firewall, in full view of the rest of the world, China is re… https://t.co/kmw5GDSEhk
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10/11
2019
O rly? https://t.co/gf7zCaehJ5
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot @jmarcelino Thx!I’m not sure fake sanctions will be enough against fake views, but at least it raises awareness on Facebook’s lies. https://t.co/jXg4SjMwxw
10/10
2019
I will be on @MSNBC @TheBeatWithAri at 6:40pm ET / 3:40pm PT to talk about FB’s recent decision to permit falsehood… https://t.co/FFMlOH2aEZ
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotDystopic news of the day: https://t.co/jUXr8VnszK @camillefrancois @oneunderscore__ Nothing came up from information channels. It must be getting viral from a differ… https://t.co/cNv4dbrupIChinese Officials Respond To NBA Controversy By Moving Millions Of Citizens To NHL Re-Fanification Camps https://t.co/9mQDgqY2QQ
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot @HerbieHuang I have nothing against you, just against American company being told what to do in other places by the communist party. @HerbieHuang It's really hard to disentangle the state and people when anyone who disagree with the state risk bein… https://t.co/ew5cv590oZ @technologypoet @jack @camillefrancois Done. @HerbieHuang I understand well that dictatorial states kill freedom of speech to silence opponents. It's not specifically Chinese.
10/9
2019
@LeviGratton @HerbieHuang Exactly 😂 It makes me think: when I went to china, there was a speech by a non-chinese p… https://t.co/D3QQQNmNwZ @HerbieHuang No. With modern technology, if freedom of speech dies globally, it dies for the end of times.I can't believe I missed this tweet thread. @jack how can I make sure to see every single tweet by @camillefrancois? https://t.co/vDYdh0iiDBMy ancestor Francois Bernoud fought the independence war with LaFayette. It's not to have a game company selling o… https://t.co/Df1VuMiii6In case you were wondering what's happening on Instagram, this great thread show that it might be even worse: https://t.co/LTTjz9FehOCombine this billboard and their change of policies allowing fake news in ads: Zuckerberg is proposing to use Face… https://t.co/eeezcFUozsI was very honored to present at Polytechnique’s AI meetup yesterday. My talk was on « How we can understand what… https://t.co/sp1MCeSRAk @Eyalo365 YT is even worse. At least on Facebook something has to be shared by a human to be seen. On YT, it doesn't have to.By the way, here is what AI expert François Chollet from Google thinks about Facebook's AI: https://t.co/jrnEMpK9SG @JulianPani 100% agreeWe're already in the Matrix: the AI of Facebook decides which friend we should see, and which one we shouldn't. We… https://t.co/ngFpzBfqXzThe business model of Facebook is toxic. It's designed to bring maximum value to advertisers, not users. You're no… https://t.co/SApwOUOFzXI saved 1 hour per day, and Facebook lost $.15 If you have too many friends, you can use the chrome extension Nudg… https://t.co/4AfHrvt4f8There's one way to protect yourself: don't spend 46 minutes per day on Facebook. For that purpose, I unfollowed 9… https://t.co/fIWnOi3m6hEach ad will be tailored to you so accurately that it will feel like something you genuinely care about. But it w… https://t.co/X95dA1o7tPThat's one of the reasons why Trump currently spends *millions* in YouTube ads to ask his supporter for their email… https://t.co/nndzShZeB8In 2020, Facebook will use the 46 minutes you spend daily to show you lucrative micro-targeted political ads. Eac… https://t.co/4a4koIJpHS
10/8
2019
Zuckerberg 2016: "the idea that fake news on Facebook swung the election is pretty crazy" Zuckerberg 2019: "If you… https://t.co/1xcGM6kEtD @LeviGratton @PhillyD @smartereveryday @noUpside @camillefrancois @russpage I have a robot that scraps 1,000 top information channels daily. If a bad actors succeeds to game the alg… https://t.co/JNENFppU36Nice reminder (once again!) that cyberspace is a place where attacks can exploit algorithms and not only technical… https://t.co/nxelA9WyWm
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotUpdate: the inauthentic political channel changed it location from Ukraine 🇺🇦 to USA 🇺🇸, reached around 5 million v… https://t.co/QPxVZ7QSPg
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotUpdate: the inauthentic political channel changed it location from Ukraine 🇺🇦 to USA 🇺🇸, reached around 5 million v… https://t.co/QPxVZ7QSPg.@Apple takes security much more seriously than @Google #noFreeLunch https://t.co/kCRUTjUH5d
10/7
2019
@minimal1023 Except that’s not true. It spells « no drugs » in French on Platini’s shirt. Don’t ever complain about… https://t.co/9saBja6dYV
10/6
2019
Facebook is bragging to be the place to manipulate voters with ads https://t.co/OL0GL5ztYyCan we please stop calling Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc ‘The online public square’? They’re ad companies. It i… https://t.co/W2JWcRzsu0
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot @FoxNews Or at least change its category from "Howto" to "Politics" or something. The channel started to mirror Fo… https://t.co/C7NhPWzmhK @FoxNews you might want to strike this channel for copyright infringement, it makes you look bad. @DiluvialChatter This could totally be Russians in Ukraine. We have no idea.BREAKING NEWS: The Fox News copy cat channel "BREAKING NEWS" has now changed its location settings from Ukraine t… https://t.co/44XFkbB5W3
10/5
2019
YouTube is a dumpster fire & Google business reviews produce nightmare outcomes for consumers/SMBs. They're two con… https://t.co/VOM1CGCw1I
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotSo what's up with this channel @youtube? What we know for sure: - it copy-pastes Fox News - it makes 1s videos wit… https://t.co/wOEx5IOMKxComments on the video might also be fake. In any case, they're extremely aggressive: 6/ https://t.co/jtEwMry8L2Here is another example of the 1 second video: https://t.co/u6xOCKvixU 5/There are many weird things about this channel: - some of its video is 1 second long and have hundreds of thousand… https://t.co/kfeYy5rw7zIt was called "Florans UA" before the 30th of September. Note that the channel describes itself as Ukrainian, but… https://t.co/0Nl5MVpwShThat channel did >2M views in the last few days. It was an increase of 3,080.6% month-to-month. It's now called "B… https://t.co/MxfrTAq3i8In the current context, which YouTube channel is particularly promoted by YouTube's Artificial Intelligence? A Ukr… https://t.co/eUipkEPcBX
10/4
2019
How to hack Twitter's algorithm: 1) Do something incredibly stupid 2) ~10,000 people tweet about how ridiculous yo… https://t.co/qjaPrD5RiiCongrats YouTubers for using bots to notice what gets automatically demonetized! There are quite some surprises in… https://t.co/YMQQgcARtL @kmmunger So the views you count in the conservative trend is just the sum of Steven Crowder, Ben Shapiro and Prage… https://t.co/aAUHgBWzgd @kmmunger This is interesting, thanks for the data. Am I mistaken that you count 40M views/month for conservatives… https://t.co/2cR9PTXok8 @mark_ledwich Very good observation. It's a bit strange that conservative is the only one going up, and on both sid… https://t.co/0pfebSnfWd
10/3
2019
The #netneutrality ruling came out this morning. While we wanted to see net neutrality protections restored by the… https://t.co/s6HBjhAaDc
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotAMAZING: this interactive movie studies your feeling while you're watching it 😱. This is a POC, but shows how corpo… https://t.co/tlZZwrHzaT
10/1
2019
@JuddLegum "Nothing to worry about, manipulation via social media doesn't work" (copyright Cambridge Analytica)
9/30
2019
for months, my colleague @mhkeller and i have been investigating one of the darkest, most depraved topics i've ever… https://t.co/1fR4G6Frt4
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot @Victerran Right. But what matters is what algorithm does by default. Very few users will choose site by site.Because *Google's algorithm* decided to do so. LAPD didn't choose where their ads go. Don't blame LAPD. Ask Larry P… https://t.co/n41WxzpX9iWhen you design your social network for maximum virality, this happens: https://t.co/ZtKinHIYZS#HongKong Right now #DemocracyForHK https://t.co/zntKLCOOz7 @realchrissyg Nothing says more “100% people powered” than a picture of you dressing up a powerful world leader. Soon 1000%.
9/29
2019
@pa_chevalier @infobeautyaward Magnifique, thanks for sharing 🙏 @CraigSilverman Hi Craig, referal stats are very interesting, thanks for sharing. Also I was wondering what percent… https://t.co/veAbviQQUY @DEFAKATOR_Off C'est en train de changer, France Info recherche des témoins: https://t.co/ARqtaIm2Ma
9/27
2019
Use of social media to manipulate public opinion now a global problem, says new report https://t.co/4I6X02ecze via @nuzzel thanks @gchaslot
Retweeted by Guillaume ChaslotWhy we need to keep AIs in check: https://t.co/NCPB9T7EtAI joined a fellowship of people from all countries with one goal: that AI doesn't rule us all https://t.co/iRGiKODOrHForeign influence operations, primarily over Facebook and Twitter, have been attributed to cyber troops in seven co… https://t.co/IBkO6BJmUx
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot26 countries with authoritarian regimes using computational propaganda as a tool of information control to help sup… https://t.co/2U9i6JTKzl
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot"Spamouflage Dragon": a botnet that massively amplified YouTube videos to try to discredit HongKong protestors https://t.co/yGfDqI36k0We uncovered an active, prolific, x-platform political spam network boosting attacks on #HongKongProtests, looking… https://t.co/8Bh2vSRax3
Retweeted by Guillaume Chaslot @zeynep @RichScotford Thanks again @zeynep!
9/26
2019
@jasonj955 It's not Tiananmen Square the problem, it's everything that has to do with democracy, freedom of speech,… https://t.co/EgSfEJe7DzChina bans free speech apps, why would we let them spread their censorship machines to our kids? What is the logic that can justify that?The Chinese viral app used by our kids, TikTok, imports Beijing's censorship. @Google advertises TikTok by the mil… https://t.co/SPr04vO5oYWe live at the specific time in history where AIs gradually outperform humans, task by task. During my PhD, I helpe… https://t.co/HbBOVYKkPJ
9/25
2019
Metrics can, and will, be gamed. This remains one of the most stunning & memorable charts I've seen: https://t.co/YEvj2cxl0C
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9/24
2019

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