social media companies pitching for self-regulatory panel
Social media intermediaries including Meta and Twitter are proposing a seven-member self-regulatory committee, led either by an eminent jurist or industry senior, to handle appeals by Indian users over content and takedown directives, according to a preparatory document reviewed by ET. The industry initiative, which seeks to preempt the formation of a government-led grievance redressal forum, is expected to be finalised and “sent to the

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Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain As residents of southwest Florida begin the arduous process of rebuilding their lives in the wake of Hurricane Ian, Tulane University experts who have studied long-term impacts of storms in New Orleans have one piece of advice: don’t ignore your mental health. Survivors are likely ...

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How to Store Your Vinyl Records and Maintain Their Quality

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Twitter wants you to share tweets instead of screenshotting them

Twitter is now testing a new “Share tweet instead?” pop-up so users may stop taking screenshots of posts on the platform to share elsewhere and start driving traffic back to Twitter with a proper link. This feature was noticed yesterday by researcher Jane Manchun Wong and other users reported ...

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Only 2 Netflix movies are in the streamer’s US Top 10 today

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Scientists design electrolyte for lithium metal anodes for use in lithium metal batteries

Schematic of the ion distribution of interfacial high-concentration electrolyte (upper left) and the discharge/charge voltage profiles of the conventional concentration electrolyte and the interfacial high-concentration electrolyte (upper right). The schematic at the bottom of the image illustrates the effect of the interfacial high-concentration electrolyte on lithium nucleation and plating. ...

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Sleep mode makes Internet of Energy more energy efficient

Sleep mode makes Energy Internet more energy efficient. Credit: Reiko Matsushita A group of scientists in Nagoya University, Japan, have developed a possible solution to one of the biggest problems of the Internet of Energy, energy efficiency. They did so by creating a controller that has a sleep mode ...

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Finding the chiplet integration technology with the simplest scheme

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Google's 2nd-gen wired Nest Doorbell delivers better image quality

Google recently unveiled its second-generation wired Nest Doorbell. The 2nd-gen wired Nest Doorbell is 30% smaller than its predecessor, but delivers the best image quality according to DXOMark. Google says it spent “a lot of time fine-tuning the image and making updates” to ensure users get the best quality, ...

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