Articles from Fast Company

Here come the copyright bots, with lawyers in tow

Services like Copypants and Pixsy help anybody find copyright infringers, send take-down requests, and quickly demand licensing fees and damages. But do these automated systems also open the door to prolific copyright trolls?

Instagram starts warning users about wildlife abuse when they search certain hashtags

In response to a NY Times article about how some traffickers were using Instagram as part of the illicit animal trade, Instagram has added a content advisory screen that pops up to warn users any time they search for hashtags "associated with harmful behavior to animals."

Leaked government memo claims DJI is spying on the US for China

A newly leaked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memo claims the company may be spying on the US on behalf of the Chinese government. For its part, DJI claims the allegations are 'profoundly wrong.'

This Kodak Moments chatbot digs through your old photos and tries to sell you prints

Kodak's new Facebook Messenger chatbot is trying to bring back the 'Kodak Moment' by digging up your old social media photos and trying to sell you prints and custom coffee mugs.

NatGeo and Airbnb will send two people to view the eclipse from a private jet

National Geographic and Airbnb have teamed up to give two people the eclipse experience of a lifetime: viewing the whole thing from a private jet.

How Instagram's algorithm learns from your likes to keep you coming back

Instagram's infamous algorithm is 'keeping an eye on you,' tracking your activity and honing your personal 'Explore' tab until you're totally hooked.