Tech Tuesday: Twitter Purge and Facial Recognition Technology

Jul 17, 2018

Today at 11 a.m.

Twitter has purged more than 70 million fake accounts in an effort to restore trust in its platform, and in the process costing politicians, celebrities, and other personalities a few thousand to millions of followers following the purge.

The purged accounts are part of the controversy surrounding the online spread of fake news and misinformation. 

On Tech Tuesday, we talk about why the purge matters. We also learn more about why Microsoft is calling for regulation of facial-recognition software.