Bloomberg Quint: U.S. Military Trusted More Than Google, Facebook to Develop AI

Bloomberg Quint: U.S. Military Trusted More Than Google, Facebook to Develop AI. “Facebook Inc. is among the technology companies leading the race to develop artificial intelligence. But Americans don’t trust it to do so responsibly, a survey from a U.K. think tank has found. More than two-thirds of those surveyed said they had either ‘no confidence’ or ‘not too much confidence’ in Facebook developing A.I., a report from the Center for the Governance of AI, part of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, said. ”

News Co/Lab survey: People don’t consider local news ‘fake’ (Arizona State University)

Arizona State University: News Co/Lab survey: People don’t consider local news ‘fake’. “A new national survey shows that although nearly one in five Americans immediately associate the word ‘news’ with the word ‘fake,’ only a tiny number use that word to describe local news.”

Pew: Our expanded focus on trust, facts and the state of democracy

Pew (pew pew pew pew pew!): Our expanded focus on trust, facts and the state of democracy. “Today, we are issuing a comprehensive look at public attitudes on the state of American democracy. In the months ahead, we will examine how Americans balance the desire to address false news and First Amendment freedoms, explore how news consumers differentiate between fact and opinion in news content, and add to our existing research on how trust functions in democracies. We also plan to take a close look at public confidence in the electoral process. And in an upcoming 30-nation study, we will bring a global perspective to these issues.”

KTUU: Report finds confidence in social media platforms at a crisis point

KTUU: Report finds confidence in social media platforms at a crisis point. “With controversy swirling around social media companies, an Internet safety group says users’ trust in them has sunk to an all-time low. Getting back in good standing for these companies that are now ever-present in our society could come at a dial-up pace. Tom Galvin’s company Digital Citizens Alliance conducted a report that finds 71 percent of respondents lost trust in Facebook. They say 51 percent find it to be an irresponsible company.”