FSC Clan http://fsc-clan.org/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 14:40:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://fsc-clan.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/cropped-icon-32x32.png FSC Clan http://fsc-clan.org/ 32 32 Ludwig will host a Super Smash Bros. tournament. $30,001 melee after Genesis 8 delay https://fsc-clan.org/ludwig-will-host-a-super-smash-bros-tournament-30001-melee-after-genesis-8-delay/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 13:21:04 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/ludwig-will-host-a-super-smash-bros-tournament-30001-melee-after-genesis-8-delay/

Following the postponement of Genesis 8 from the end of this month to April 15, Ludwig has announced that he will be hosting an online event to try and keep attention on the Super Smash Bros. community during the now vacant period.

This unnamed online tournament will take place on January 29 and 30 with a prize pool of $30,001, featuring the main dates the G8 would have taken place had the team behind the event not postponed it. due to health, safety and operational issues. COVID.

Details surrounding the event are still in the works, but with the date and the $30,001 prize pool, Ludwig confirmed that registrations will only cost $1. For now, the tournament should only feature support for Super Smash Bros. Melee since it will take place entirely online and Super Smash Bros Ultimate has notoriously poor online features, though that doesn’t mean it won’t be featured one way or another or have its own similar event around the same time.

Ludwig, who started his career as a content creator in the Super Smash Bros. competitive scene, has hosted several tournaments in the past, including the LACS Series 3, where the Melee The community helped raise over $300,000 for Gamers for Love and Direct Relief.

The only reason Ludwig and his team take advantage of that extra dollar at the end of the total is to finish in the top 10. Melee all-time tournaments in payment, since the Ludwig Ahgren Championship Series (LACS) 3 was ousted earlier this year by smash Summit 11 and smash Tour 2021 World Championship.

Full event details, including how to register, a broadcast schedule and whether there will be a tie-in with Genesis in any way to help support the postponed event, should appear in the weeks to come. to come.

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Bloodborne 2 release date: PS4, PS5, Xbox, PC, Switch https://fsc-clan.org/bloodborne-2-release-date-ps4-ps5-xbox-pc-switch/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 00:15:28 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/bloodborne-2-release-date-ps4-ps5-xbox-pc-switch/

Dark, gritty and challenging games like Bloodborne are all the rage this generation. But From Software’s PlayStation 4 exclusive so far seems like a one-of-a-kind experience. Did the developers provide a release date for Bloodborne 2? If so, could the series move from PS5 to other systems like PC, Xbox or Switch?

What is the release date of Bloodborne 2?

Bloodborne 2 has no release date as it is not in development. The From Software team is currently working on Elden Ring, an ambitious new RPG coming to PC and current-gen consoles. If there’s a chance of a Bloodborne sequel, we haven’t heard of it yet.

Of course, there’s a chance that Bloodborne 2 will never be made. In a 2015 interview with GameSpotSoftware director Hidetaka Miyazaki expressed concern about creating the same type of games over and over again: “I don’t think it would be the right choice to keep making Souls and Bloodborne games indefinitely,” he said. he declares. “I believe From Software should create new things.”

Miyazaki also stated that he “considers Dark Souls 3 to be the series’ big closure”. True to its word, there hasn’t been a new Dark Souls game since the third entry in the series. Similarly, there has been no confirmation of a Bloodborne sequel since the original game launched in 2015.

Could Bloodborne 2 be coming to Xbox or Switch?

Considering Bloodborne was a PlayStation 4 exclusive, it would make sense for the sequel to follow suit. However, since Bloodborne 2 is not in development, there is no need to wonder about its available platforms.

That said, From Software hasn’t had too many platform exclusives lately. The original Demon’s Souls, Bloodborne, and Uprooted are among the studio’s only noteworthy PlayStation exclusives over the past decade. So in the event that Bloodborne 2 is actually made, it might not be a PlayStation exclusive anymore.

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Battlefield 6 release date: PS4, PS5, Xbox, PC, Switch https://fsc-clan.org/battlefield-6-release-date-ps4-ps5-xbox-pc-switch/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 20:09:03 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/battlefield-6-release-date-ps4-ps5-xbox-pc-switch/

Battlefield fans are always one step ahead, which is why many have their sights set battlefield 6. The next entry in the series has some big shoes to fill, assuming it actually takes on a proper numbered title. But is there a Battlefield 6 release date to mark on the calendar? And is there any word on the PlayStation, Xbox or Switch versions?

Battlefield 6 Release Date – PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

As far as we know, DICE devs are not working on Battlefield 6. At the very least, they haven’t mentioned it. As such, the game doesn’t have a release date – we’ll have to hear confirmation that it even exists first.

That said, DICE will almost certainly release Battlefield 6 at some point in the future. The series has been going for two decades, and there’s no reason to think that’s about to change.

However, it’s unclear when the sixth numbered installment will arrive. This is because DICE used a very confusing numbering system throughout the series. For example, Battlefield 1 was released in 2016, three years after Battlefield 4. And the latest version of the series, Battlefield 2042, was released 16 years after Battlefield 2142.

In other words, the next Battlefield game may not be called BF6 at all. It might be a new Hardline, or even a new Bad Company. Without knowing that the game will be numbered, we don’t know when the next game will be released, let alone what it will be called.

Will Battlefield 6 be on PS4 or Nintendo Switch?

However it comes out, Battlefield 6 probably won’t be released on PS4 or Nintendo Switch. None of the games in the series have been released for the Switch so far, and there’s no reason to think that will change in the future.

However, this answer ignores a more obvious part of the question. We don’t know when Battlefield 6 will be released, so there’s no way of knowing what consoles it will launch for. Of course, the very next entry in the series will likely have cross-gen functionality with the PS4 and Xbox One. But after that, the series will probably only move on to the current generation.

Then again, by the time DICE chooses to name a game Battlefield 6, we may be playing on different hardware entirely. As of now, there’s no word on development, so there’s no release date or known platforms. Fans will have to hang on to BF2042 in the meantime.

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Nuggets vs Trail Blazers live stream info, TV channel: how to watch NBA on TV, stream online https://fsc-clan.org/nuggets-vs-trail-blazers-live-stream-info-tv-channel-how-to-watch-nba-on-tv-stream-online/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 05:00:32 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/nuggets-vs-trail-blazers-live-stream-info-tv-channel-how-to-watch-nba-on-tv-stream-online/

Through 3 quarters

The Denver Nuggets were heavy favorites here for a reason. Three quarters and their offense really managed to impose its will, dominating the Portland Trail Blazers 104-80 at three quarters.

Center Nikola Jokic has led the way so far for the Nuggets, as he has 20 points and seven assists along with eight rebounds and two blocks. A double-double would be the 10th in a row for Jokic.

Portland enjoyed the tag team combination of point guard Dennis Smith Jr. and shooter Ben McLemore. The former has 17 points and eight assists, while the latter has 18 points and four assists.

Portland have lost 85% of their games in which they were down in the fourth quarter. Barring a miraculous turnaround, this game will end the same way.

Who plays

Portland to Denver

Current records: Portland 16-24; Denver 20-19

What there is to know

The Portland Trail Blazers have enjoyed the comforts of home for their last five games, but now they have to hit the road. They will face the Denver Nuggets at 10 p.m. ET Thursday at the Ball Arena after having had a few days off. The Trail Blazers should always ride high after a win, while Denver will look to right the ship.

Rip City didn’t have too much wiggle room in their game against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, but they still came away with a 114-108 victory. Among those leading the charge for Portland was power forward Robert Covington, who shot 5-for-7 from downtown and finished with 21 points and three blocks.

Meanwhile, Denver was close but no cigar on Tuesday as they fell 87-85 to the Los Angeles Clippers. Denver led 41-28 at the end of the half but couldn’t hold the lead. Their loss should not overshadow the performances of power forward Aaron Gordon, who dropped a double-double on 30 points and 12 rebounds, and center Nikola Jokic, who nearly scored a triple-double on 21 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. It’s been nine straight games in which Jokic has had at least ten rebounds.

Portland is the clear underdog, so they’re hoping the size of the fight will determine this one. Those betting on them ATS shouldn’t have high expectations of them as the team is 4-9 ATS when they should lose.

The Trail Blazers didn’t have too many problems with the Nuggets at home when the teams last met last November as they won 119-100. The rematch might be a bit tougher for Rip City since the team won’t have home advantage. We’ll see if the location change makes a difference.

How to watch

  • When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ET
  • Or: Ball Arena — Denver, Colorado
  • TV: DTT
  • To follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket cost: $15.49

odds

The Nuggets are a strong 11.5-point favorite against the Trail Blazers, according to the latest NBA odds.

The line on this game has moved a lot since it opened, as it started with the Nuggets as an 8-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

See NBA selections for every game, including this one, from SportsLine’s advanced computer model. Get choices now.

Series history

Denver has won 21 of its last 38 games against Portland.

  • November 23, 2021 – Portland 119 vs. Denver 100
  • Nov. 14, 2021 – Denver 124 vs. Portland 95
  • June 03, 2021 – Denver 126 vs. Portland 115
  • June 01, 2021 – Denver 147 vs. Portland 140
  • May 29, 2021 – Portland 115 vs. Denver 95
  • May 27, 2021 – Denver 120 vs. Portland 115
  • May 24, 2021 – Denver 128 vs. Portland 109
  • May 22, 2021 – Portland 123 vs. Denver 109
  • May 16, 2021 – Portland 132 vs. Denver 116
  • April 21, 2021 – Denver 106 vs. Portland 105
  • February 23, 2021 – Denver 111 vs. Portland 106
  • August 06, 2020 – Portland 125 vs. Denver 115
  • February 04, 2020 – Denver 127 vs. Portland 99
  • December 12, 2019 – Denver 114 vs. Portland 99
  • October 23, 2019 – Denver 108 vs. Portland 100
  • May 12, 2019 – Portland 100 vs. Denver 96
  • May 09, 2019 – Portland 119 vs. Denver 108
  • May 07, 2019 – Denver 124 vs. Portland 98
  • May 05, 2019 – Denver 116 vs. Portland 112
  • May 03, 2019 – Portland 140 vs. Denver 137
  • May 01, 2019 – Portland 97 vs. Denver 90
  • April 29, 2019 – Denver 121 vs. Portland 113
  • April 07, 2019 – Portland 115 vs. Denver 108
  • April 05, 2019 – Denver 119 vs. Portland 110
  • January 13, 2019 – Denver 116 vs. Portland 113
  • November 30, 2018 – Denver 113 vs. Portland 112
  • April 09, 2018 – Denver 88 vs. Portland 82
  • January 22, 2018 – Denver 104 vs. Portland 101
  • December 22, 2017 – Denver 102 vs. Portland 85
  • November 13, 2017 – Portland 99 vs. Denver 82
  • March 28, 2017 – Portland 122 vs. Denver 113
  • December 15, 2016 – Denver 132 vs. Portland 120
  • November 13, 2016 – Portland 112 vs. Denver 105
  • October 29, 2016 – Portland 115 vs. Denver 113
  • April 13, 2016 – Portland 107 vs. Denver 99
  • January 03, 2016 – Portland 112 vs. Denver 106
  • December 30, 2015 – Portland 110 vs. Denver 103
  • November 9, 2015 – Denver 108 vs. Portland 104

Denver injury report

  • Rodney McGruder: game-time decision (non-injury related)
  • JaMychal Green: Out (Personal)
  • Jamal Murray: Out (knee)
  • Vlatko Cancar: Out (Foot)
  • Michael Porter Jr.: Out for the Season (Return)
  • PJ Dozier: Out for the season (knee)

Injury report for Portland

  • Norman Powell: released (Covid-19)
  • Larry Nance Jr.: Out (knee)
  • CJ McCollum: Out (personal)
  • Cody Zeller: Out (knee)
  • Anfernee Simons: Out (Personal)
  • Damian Lillard: Out (Abdomen)
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District 196 to be represented at State Debate Tournament | Schools https://fsc-clan.org/district-196-to-be-represented-at-state-debate-tournament-schools/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 20:00:00 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/district-196-to-be-represented-at-state-debate-tournament-schools/

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. – Twenty-two high school students from District 196 achieved top results in the Section 3AA Debate Tournament Jan. 7-8 at Eagan High School and qualified to compete in the state debate tournament. , which will be held online from January 14 to 15.

In the Lincoln-Douglas debate, students from District 196 won all six state qualifiers: John Schwartz of Apple Valley High School was sectional champion, Nora Bolsoni of Apple Valley was runner-up, Daniel Wochnick and Aerin Engelstad of Eagan High School were third and fourth respectively, and Cierra Phillips and Colin Duffy of Rosemount High School took fifth and sixth place respectively.

This year’s Lincoln-Douglas resolution is: “Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust. Debaters should be prepared to discuss both the affirmative and negative sides of this topic.

In the political debate, District 196 students won three state qualifying spots: Eagan’s Eric Li and Archan Sen were section champions, Eagan’s Natu Daniel and Flynn Gray were runners-up, and Olivia Beyer and Doha Kassem of Rosemount took third place.

This year’s policy resolution reads: “Resolved: The United States federal government should significantly increase its protection of water resources in the United States.

In a public debate, District 196 students won three of the six qualifying spots: Eastview High School’s Isaiah Dalzell and Izhan Qureishy were section champions, Eastview’s Calen Hubbs and Malaya Galindez were runners-up, and Hari Gokul and Nina Mirfakhraie of Eagan finished in third place.

The resolution from this year’s public forum is: “Resolved: The federal government of the United States should legalize all illicit drugs.

In a congressional debate, four students from District 196 qualified for the state tournament at the qualifying event held at Eagan High in December: Allison Champ of Eastview was section champion, Olivia Noll of ‘Eagan was runner-up, Eastview’s Samrawit Tesfaye took third place and Abiha Kashif. d’Eagan finished fifth.

During debates in Congress, students debate a variety of bills and resolutions.

The head coaches for the debate in District 196 are Scott Voss at Apple Valley, Chris McDonald at Eagan, Cort Sylvester at Rosemount and Todd Hering, Zach Prax and Greta Thomas at Eastview.

This will be the 121st annual state debate tournament, the oldest event in the Minnesota State High School League.

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Spelunky 2 launches today on Game Pass for console and PC https://fsc-clan.org/spelunky-2-launches-today-on-game-pass-for-console-and-pc/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 10:00:28 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/spelunky-2-launches-today-on-game-pass-for-console-and-pc/

As one of the most popular and recognizable roguelikes in gaming history, it’s surprising to learn that Spelunky 2 has yet to make the jump to Xbox, but everything is changing thanks to Xbox Game pass. Today Spelunky 2 is available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, as well as Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.

What is Spelunky 2?

Spelunky 2 is a 2D action platformer roguelike that lets players explore and descend through different levels of cave systems. Along the way, you’ll encounter a host of traps, enemies, and treasures to find. Every time you die you will lose all your items and the levels will reset thanks to procedural generation.

During gameplay, you play as Ana, the explorer’s daughter from the original game, who has now traveled to the moon in order to find her missing parents. Finding out what happened to them will be difficult, but luckily you don’t have to do it alone. Spelunky 2 comes with a four-player online multiplayer mode, with support for cooperative and competitive modes. Since the game is also coming to Game Pass, there should be no shortage of helping hands.

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The biggest gaming news for January 12, 2022 https://fsc-clan.org/the-biggest-gaming-news-for-january-12-2022/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 23:14:00 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/the-biggest-gaming-news-for-january-12-2022/

Twisted Metal gets a new developer, Stalker 2 has been delayed, and Kirby and the Forgotten Land finally gets a release date.


Kirby, the main protagonist of Stalker 2, and Sweet Tooth of Twisted Metal.

Today has been filled with exciting announcements and exciting projects, including the release date of Kirby and the Forgotten Lands. We also learned that the Twisted Metal reboot would have a new developer and that Stalker 2 has unfortunately suffered a major delay. All this and more if you read on.


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Kirby and The Forgotten Land will have a cooperation, starting March 25

Although it was only recently revealed, Kirby and the Forgotten Land now has a March 25 release date, just over two months away. The new game trailer gave us a deeper look at the world you’ll be exploring as well as a hub world where Kirby can engage in various activities like cooking and fishing. It’s also been confirmed that the game will have co-op, allowing players to team up with buddy Waddle Dee, but only through local multiplayer.

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twisted metal

Rumors of a Twisted Metal reboot from Destruction AllStars developer Lucid Games have been swirling for a while, but now it appears Lucid has abandoned the project entirely. Reports today suggest Sony’s recently acquired Firesprite Studio has now taken over development, with lead developers at Lucid moving in to stay on the project. These reports do not mention a potential reason for this change, but it is likely due to the poor performance of Destruction AllStars.


Stalker 2 will offer a stealth approach to missions

Stalker 2 Hit 7 Months Delayed, Launching Dec 8

Bad news for Stalker fans as it has been confirmed that Stalker 2 will be pushed back for seven months and will be released in December this year. The developers haven’t specified why the game was delayed, but promises fans that it was done to “give you a game that lives up to expectations.” Stalker fans have been waiting since 2009 for a new game, so another seven months doesn’t seem too bad in that context.


ps4s and ps5s

Expect more cross-generation games as Sony orders 1 million PS4s

Cross-gen gaming doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon as Sony tries to combat its PS5 shortage by producing more PS4s. Sony had originally planned to stop PS4 production at the end of 2021, but pandemic-caused chip shortages and increased scalping have resulted in PS5 production much slower than expected. Instead, Sony has now ordered an additional 1 million PS4s, meaning cross-gen gaming is likely to be around for at least a few more years, if not longer.


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Among Us to get a manga adaptation

Finally, today we learned that Among Us will be featured in Bessatsu Corocoro, a Japanese manga anthology aimed at elementary school children. Among Us joins Sonic the Hedgehog as the only two video game properties to ever feature in the anthology, showing just how popular the indie title has become over the past two years. Now all we need is an anime among us and life will be complete.

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PS5 and Xbox Series X will be restocked Thursday for Walmart Plus subscribers https://fsc-clan.org/ps5-and-xbox-series-x-will-be-restocked-thursday-for-walmart-plus-subscribers/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 17:54:52 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/ps5-and-xbox-series-x-will-be-restocked-thursday-for-walmart-plus-subscribers/

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s getting less and less infuriating to get your hands on a PS5 or Xbox Series X. Granted, it’s still harder than it should be, but the Recent retailer restocks have taken longer to sell than before. So we hope you can pick up the console of your choice during tomorrow’s restock at Walmart, which is specifically for paying Walmart Plus subscribers.

Starting at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT on Thursday, January 13, Walmart will offer the $499.99 PS5 with a disc drive, the $399.99 PS5 console that can only play digital titles, as well as the Xbox Series X at $499.99. These consoles will be available to Walmart Plus members without a trial, which means you actually have to sign up to pay Walmart for the service to have access to them (here’s where you can sign up for Walmart Plus). However, Walmart calls these offers “early access,” perhaps suggesting they’ll open up to non-Plus customers after a window of time. In the past, the exclusivity window was three hours.

To make the checkout process easier, make sure you have your shipping and payment information ready ahead of time.

Playstation 5

Sony’s flagship next-gen console, which includes a disc drive, lets you play digital and physical games for the PS4 and PS5.

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

The PS5 Digital Edition costs $400. Compared to the standard PS5, this console costs $100 less and doesn’t include a Blu-ray disc player.

Xbox series X

The Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s flagship console, serving as its most powerful (and largest) option. While the Series S aims for smooth 1440p performance and takes a diskless approach, the $500 Series X focuses on fast 4K gameplay.

A few essentials for PS5 owners

If you’re considering getting lucky buying a console today, we recommend several great games and accessories. Starting with the games, head over to this list to see the best PS5 games of 2021.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Insomniac Games’ latest adventure into the Ratchet & Clank The series is the funnest entry yet. It’s also the first to launch on PS5, and it’s both a showcase for stunning graphics and fast loading speeds.

Midnight Black DualSense Controller

The midnight black DualSense controller sports the same hardware as the original – haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and more. – only with a two-tone black design reminiscent of the PS2, PS3 and PS4 consoles.

Getting an Xbox Series X? Check out these add-ons

If you’re on Team Xbox, you might already be familiar with Game Pass Ultimate, which gives you discounts, access to the ever-expanding catalog of Game Pass games, as well as online multiplayer. You may never need to pay full price for a game for your new console. However, whether you want to pay top dollar or just need some ideas on what to play, check out the best Xbox games of 2021.

Xbox Wireless Headset

You don’t have to miss a call while you’re gaming thanks to Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless Headset, which is currently selling for $96.99 instead of $99.99 at Target. In our review, we found these to be a comfortable and intuitive headset that’s well worth the price. In addition to working well with Xbox consoles, it can simultaneously connect to another device via Bluetooth.

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CARR discovers racial hatred on Twitter, Facebook and online games https://fsc-clan.org/carr-discovers-racial-hatred-on-twitter-facebook-and-online-games/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 08:56:19 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/carr-discovers-racial-hatred-on-twitter-facebook-and-online-games/ Tech giants have come under new fire after an investigation uncovered hundreds of thousands of hate profiles online.

Research by the Center for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) has uncovered a “hate of racial hatred” on Twitter and Facebook and among the gaming community.

Professor Matthew Feldman, director of CARR, told the PA News Agency: “It’s always incredibly easy to find a breeding ground for racial hatred on social media.

“It makes you wonder what the point of moderation is when some of these obvious, overt, and in some cases inciting violence narratives can literally last for years without consequences, and certainly not at all.

“This material is disgusting and makes it seem like the platforms just don’t care enough about dealing with this common plague.”

READ MORE: Twitter Algorithm ‘Amplifies’ Right Over Left Voices, Study Finds

Some usernames – or ‘handles’ – have blatantly mocked and even proud of Twitter’s terms of service, Professor Feldman added, saying, “What good is the use of pretending to provide moderation when this content isn’t is just one click away? ”

“Is Facebook really unable to moderate Holocaust celebrations because of the weird apostrophe?”

“It doesn’t matter if you have billions of users if the most vulnerable are subjected to this kind of abuse over and over again, and seemingly without protection or action.”

He said platforms have a “duty of care” to users, but only government regulation and the threat of tens of millions of fines will make any changes.

“Otherwise, these platforms will remain reactive – badly – rather than proactive in eradicating hate extremism,” Professor Feldman said.

Last July, England footballers Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were targeted after missing penalties in the Euro 2020 final at Wembley.

From LR: Britons Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka, who were victims of racial violence online last summer (PA)

Twitter deleted more than 1,900 tweets, but admitted it had to do better.

Six months later, CARR researchers searched for profiles using single words and phrases as indicators of “systemic failure” over two days in January.

They found around 300 Twitter users or profile names derived from a racist phrase, including the N word, dating as far back as 2009.

READ MORE: Gareth Bale: countries should be banned from competing for racism

Dr Edward Gillbard, who conducted the research, said the majority had minimal interaction, with fewer than two subscribers and after fewer than two accounts.

He said: “It is not clear whether this lack of interaction reduces the chances that the account will be seen by ‘normal’ Twitter users and therefore less likely to be reported.

“Regardless, it would appear that no automatic moderation is performed by Twitter in terms of scanning existing accounts for offensive usernames containing (the N word), and no moderation when it is. This is to initially set your username or identifier to contain the same term.

Facebook actionsFacebook took action to remove identified hate accounts (PAs)

CARR’s Dr Bethan Johnson has identified dozens of offensive Facebook profiles, including 83 variations of “hate (N-word)” and 91 of the Holocaust.

Others included the name of Adolf Hitler and other prominent Nazis, as well as the names of mass killers such as the attacker at the Christchurch Mosque in New Zealand.

By changing spelling or inserting spaces and special characters, the profiles seemed to trick moderation systems, she suggested.

Dr Johnson said the results showed “significant room for improvement”.

She said: “In the case of Facebook, it could be that when users create profiles with names that clearly mock and flout community standards – from ‘Jewkilla’ to ‘Nate Higgers’ – they are telling Facebook what kind of user they will be, what kind of ideas they bring to the platform, and the reality is, it’s far from community-driven.

An analysis of the digital game service Steam revealed more than 300,000 offensive profile names.

Of these, 241,729 were anti-black, 44,368 white supremacists, over 28,000 neo-Nazis, 8,021 anti-Semites, 5,607 homophobes and 168 anti-Muslims.

More than 100 names of racist and far-right profiles have been identified in the Fortnite game and 34 others in Rainbow Six Siege, of which 18 were active.

Although not exhaustive, Dr Gillbard, of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton, suggested that the material was “just the tip of the iceberg”.

“In order to discover the full extent of the problem, increased access and cooperation of these platforms and services is needed.

“Also, when it comes to games, abuse and offensive language found in text and voice chats is a much worse problem than the types of usernames highlighted here,” he said.

Last month, a separate report estimated that there were nearly half a million explicitly anti-Semitic tweets per year – two for every Jew in the UK.

Danny Stone MBE, chief executive of the Anti-Semitism Policy Trust which co-published the report, told PA: Selling our data but failing to properly protect people from harm.

“We have policies that are not properly enforced, racism on a large scale, abuse targeted.

“Big Tech has no urgency in preventing the spread of damage through its systems.

“Hopefully the next online safety bill and legislation across the world will force social media companies to take better care of their users because they don’t seem in a rush to help.”

A spokesperson for Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, said hate speech was not allowed on its platforms and “violator” Facebook accounts were removed after they were reported.

He added, “If we find any content that violates our policies, including the use of symbols, emojis or misspellings attempting to beat our systems, we will remove it. ”

Twitter also said that accounts identified by CARR were now “permanently suspended” for “violating our hateful conduct policy.”

A spokesperson said: “We recognize and wish to reiterate our commitment to ensuring that Twitter does not become a forum that facilitates abuse and we continue to examine our own policy approaches and ways to enforce our rules quickly and broadly. ladder. ”

A spokesperson for Fortnite developer Epic Games said, “A lot of those usernames are no longer on our systems and we have taken action against the additional usernames provided.

“Usernames that include vulgarity, hate speech, offensive or derogatory speech of any kind violate our community’s rules. ”

Epic Games has no control over the names of the consoles but has passed on the details to the companies involved.

PA understands that Rainbow Six Siege profiles have been reset with random names and all offending images removed.

Users will receive a warning from the creator of the Ubisoft game as a first sanction and will not be able to change their username for the next 30 days.

A spokesperson for Ubisoft said the company “does not tolerate any form of bullying or harassment.”

The company is taking “concrete action” to tackle “toxic” behavior, and violations of its code of conduct could result in sanctions, including bans, he said.

While automated processes weren’t “foolproof,” teams are constantly working to improve them, he added.

PA has contacted Steam for a response.

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Lady A to headline 2022 U.S. Family Insurance Championship concert in Madison https://fsc-clan.org/lady-a-to-headline-2022-u-s-family-insurance-championship-concert-in-madison/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 21:29:00 +0000 https://fsc-clan.org/lady-a-to-headline-2022-u-s-family-insurance-championship-concert-in-madison/

MADISON, Wisconsin (WMTV) – Lady A will headline the 2022 American Family Insurance Championship concert year as she returns to Madison for the first time in two years, organizers said on Tuesday.

The concert, scheduled for June 10 at Breese Stevens Field, will feature Boyz II Men and Edwin McCain.

All proceeds from the benefit concert will support the Steve Stricker American Family Foundation, tournament director Nate Pokrass explained. The funds will be distributed to the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities in the area that affect children and families.

“After two years of absence, we are delighted to be able to bring the concert back to Breese Stevens Field in Madison and we expect to see many fans on June 10 ready to enjoy the incredible performances from these artists,” said Pokrass.

The benefit concert is part of the PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship.

The concert was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. In 2021, he transferred to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater in Milwaukee.

General admission tickets to the Gold Circle Concert will cost $ 95, general admission to the Gold Circle Concert plus valid tickets for a one-day golf tournament will cost $ 99 and general admission to the concert is $ 49. The cost of a general admission ticket for a concert plus a day of golf tournament is $ 59.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the Forward Madison FC offices. They will be available for purchase from January 19.

The American Family Insurance Championship tournament takes place June 10-12 at University Ridge Golf Course.

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