November 28, 2019, 2:25 PM

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Ina Fried / Axios:
Twitter pauses its plan to delete inactive accounts, after concerns were raised about deceased users, until it creates a way to memorialize accounts  —  Twitter said Wednesday it was putting on hold a plan to delete inactive accounts amid concerns that accounts from deceased users would be swept up in the purge.
Newsroom | TikTok:
TikTok says it didn't block US teen's account with Uighur persecution video, but did block device associated with her other account banned for bin Laden pic  —  There has been significant interest and confusion regarding a user's two TikTok accounts and her viral video talking about the Uighur community in China.
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James Vincent / The Verge:
Facebook and Instagram are experiencing intermittent outages across the globe  —  Users on both apps are reporting intermittent problems  —  If you were trying to share Thanksgiving photos today you may have noticed that both Facebook and Instagram have been suffering intermittent outages.
Rita El Khoury / Android Police:
Google Photos starts rolling out manual face tagging, lets users tag faces that Google's algorithm detects but doesn't recognize  —  A few months ago, Google Photos product lead, David Lieb, told us that manually tagging faces was on the app's update roadmap.
Apple meets Russia's demands to show Crimea as part of Russia for Russian Apple Maps users; elsewhere on Apple Maps, Crimea isn't shown as part of any country  —  Apple has complied with Russian demands to show the annexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russian territory on its apps.
Miami-based direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplies startup Arteza raises $24M Series A from Volition Capital  —  Arteza, a Miami, FL-based direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplies company, raised $24m in Series A funding.  —  Volition Capital made the investment.
Panasonic says it will sell its loss-making semiconductor unit to Taiwan's Nuvoton for $250M  —  TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp (6752.T) said it would sell its loss-making semiconductor unit to Taiwan's Nuvoton Technology Corp (4919.TW) for $250 million as the Japanese electronics giant struggles …
Charlotte Tucker / EU-Startups:
Toucan Toto, which provides a data visualization platform without requiring users to learn a new language, raises €12M led by Balderton Capital  —  Toucan Toco, a data storytelling startup founded in 2014, has completed its first-ever round of funding of €12 million, led by Balderton Capital.
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