It's Inside the Network - Tech News Weekly 96

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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    Social Media Metrics, Zeel, Section 230
    -- (01:43) Darren Loucaides from OneZero discusses the impact of the "like" button. Increasingly, social networks seem to be pondering the idea of hiding or removing metrics but engagement and profit may suffer.
    -- (17:23) Brian Merchant, author and writer for Gizmodo, reveals the troubling nature of Zeel, a service that primarily connects massage therapists with those seeking their services. Despite promising a no-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior, contractors who have worked for Zeel say that's simply not the case.
    -- (36:22) Matt Laslo, a freelance correspondent for WIRED, provides a closer look at Section 230 — legislation that's been in place since the 1996 Communications Decency Act — and how changes to it could affect the internet. 

    Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
    Guests: Darren Loucaides, Brian Merchant, Matt Laslo

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