Google announced a $5 million innovation fund that will focus on countering hate and extremism on Wednesday. Earlier this year, Facebook hired 3,000 additional human content monitors, which brings the team’s total count to 7,500.
The war in Syria is entering yet another stage.
After more than a decade of paralysis and infighting, there appears to be some progress in talks between the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank and Hamas, which has run Gaza for more than a decade.