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Nov 30th 2022

This Week in Google 692

Alex Stamos

Is TikTok a threat, Twitter's Chinese porn spam, 2024 election disinformation

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Guests: Alex Stamos
Category: News
  • Introducing Alex Stamos.
  • Twitter grapples with Chinese spam obscuring news of protests.
  • How did Alex get into security?
  • Alex's Joe Sullivan story.
  • How COVID impacted teens and social interaction.
  • The mechanics of Apple's CSAM scanning.
  • How do we integrate security into basic education curriculum?
  • How does Alex feel about the Fediverse?
  • Advice for hosts of Mastodon instances.
  • How is Google doing security-wise and for its users?
  • What does Alex hear about Facebook these days?
  • Will there be trouble on Twitter in the 2024 election?
  • Who is responsible for keeping people protected from disinformation?
  • Should TikTok be shut down?
  • South Dakota bans TikTok from government-owned devices.
  • Stanford Internet Observatory.

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