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Hamza Shaban / BuzzFeed:
Senate votes 50-48 to repeal Obama-era regulations requiring that ISPs ask before sharing customer data   —  Passed by the Federal Communications Commission under president Obama, the privacy rules require internet providers like Comcast and AT&T to first get your permission before they can sell …
Mar 23, 2017, 1:18 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
DoorDash to add six robots to its food delivery fleet in Redwood City this Thursday for short-distance orders of up to two miles   —  This Thursday, the on-demand delivery company DoorDash's human couriers will begin working alongside a new type of coworker: robots.
Mar 20, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How Techmeme continues to set the agenda for influential tech readers, without chasing scale or adopting the trappings of most media firms   —  Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he'd been spotted.  It was the middle of the lunch rush at a bustling upscale food court …
Mar 19, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Alex Spence / BuzzFeed:
Google refuses request from MPs to remove anti-Semitic video that talked of “white genocide”, as exec tells UK committee hate speech guidelines weren't violated   —  Google, Facebook and Twitter were accused of creating ‘platforms for racists’ in a bruising Westminster hearing today.
Mar 15, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How an image of Chuck Schumer and Putin made it from Reddit to Trump's Twitter account in less than 24 hours   —  Twenty hours.  That's about how long it took for a picture to make its way from the depths of Reddit to the Twitter account of the president of the United States.
Mar 6, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Snap's hands-off approach to high profile Snapchat users has alienated some of them, increasing the appeal of Instagram and YouTube   —  During a November 2014 trip to Los Angeles, Boston-based Snapchat “creator” Mike Platco stopped by Snap's Venice, California, offices to say hello.
Mar 2, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
YouTube has attracted little scrutiny for hosting and rewarding creators of fake news, conspiracy theories, and hate speech   —  David Seaman is the Pizzagate King of the Internet.  —  On Twitter, Seaman posts dozens of messages a day to his 66,000 followers, often about the secret cabal …
Feb 26, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Uber women confront CEO Travis Kalanick in leaked audio from Thursday meeting with 100+ female engineers   —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick joined a group of more than 100 female engineers on Thursday to discuss the explosive allegations of sexual harassment and sexism recently leveled against the ride-hailing company.
Feb 24, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Facebook's head of news partnerships Campbell Brown and CPO Chris Cox are hosting off-the-record meetings with journalists to improve relations   —  Facebook's new head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, is seeking to mend the company's relationship with the media through a series …
Feb 23, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter is temporarily limiting reach of tweets from “potentially abusive accounts” to people who already follow them on case-by-case basis   —  Twitter time out.  —  Twitter is temporarily decreasing the reach of tweets from users it believes are engaging in abusive behavior via …
Feb 16, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context

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