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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter confirms it's winding down its SnappyTV video editing tool, acquired in 2014, shifting features to Media Studio   —  Twitter has been making an effort for some time to streamline and simplify its interface to make its social media platform more accessible to new and more casual users …
Jul 25, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
Phil Howard / The Computational Propaganda Project:
28-country study including democracies and autocracies finds gov'ts and political parties put great resources into manipulating public opinion over social media   —  Cyber troops are government, military or political party teams committed to manipulating public opinion over social media.
Jul 19, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Leon Lazaroff / TheStreet:
Facebook says it will start testing a subscription service with publishers in October, offering 10 articles free before prompting users to buy subscriptions   —  Facebook Inc's (FB) Campbell Brown says the world's largest social media platform has heard the cries of news publishers, and it's taking action.
Jul 18, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
US intel officials say UAE orchestrated hacking of Qatar News Agency and social media sites in late May to plant false statements, sparking regional crisis   —  The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed …
Jul 16, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context
E.D. Cauchi / NBC News:
In letter to Sen. Wyden, border patrol says it lacks authority to search travelers' cloud services at border but can search devices' local data without consent   —  U.S. border officers aren't allowed to look at any data stored only in the “cloud” — including social media data …
Jul 13, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
As internet firms receive more orders to remove content worldwide, experts worry the internet could be forced to comply globally with the strictest local laws   —  THE RULINGS ON online speech are coming down all over the world.  Most recently, on June 30, Germany passed a law …
Jul 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Sijia Jiang / Reuters:
China's Tencent to impose play time and spending limits for kids on a top-grossing game Honour of Kings, after receiving complaints about game's addictiveness   —  Tencent Holdings, China's biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it will limit play time for some young users of …
Jul 3, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US privacy suit alleging Facebook tracked logged out users is dismissed; judge ruled users failed to show economic harm or a reasonable expectation of privacy   —  A U.S. judge has dismissed nationwide litigation accusing Facebook Inc (FB.O) of tracking users' internet activity even after they logged out of the social media website.
Jul 3, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Germany passes law allowing fines of up to $57M for social media companies if they do not delete illegal, racist, or slanderous content within 24 hours   —  BERLIN — Social media companies operating in Germany face fines of as much as $57 million if they do not delete illegal …
Jun 30, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Twitter hires Candi Castleberry-Singleton, formerly of Motorola and Sun, as new VP of inclusion and diversity, following Jeffrey Siminoff's February departure   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has hired Candi Castleberry-Singleton as its new vice president of inclusion and diversity in the latest bid …
Jun 27, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context

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