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Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump's suspension, but asks Facebook to review the decision within six months to determine a penalty consistent with its rules  —  The Board has upheld Facebook's decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump's access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account.
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The Oversight Board's decision on Trump's Facebook ban failed to send a clear message that a powerful public official can't use Facebook to endanger the public  —  In more than 1,400 posts from Jan. 1, 2020 and Jan. 6, 2021, Donald Trump used Facebook to spread false information with devastating consequences for the country.
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
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Following the departure of Google Stadia's head of product John Justice, a further six employees have left Stadia to work at Haven Studios, founded by an ex-VP  —  Former Stadia general manager Sebastien Puel is a co-founder of Jade Raymond's new venture  —  A further six members of staff …
Shoshana Wodinsky / Gizmodo:
Signal says Facebook shut down its ad account over an Instagram ad campaign that showed the user data Facebook used in targeting the ads  —  A series of Instagram ads run by the privacy-positive platform Signal got the messaging app booted from the former's ad platform, according to a blog post Signal published on Tuesday.
Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos beat the National Enquirer by bypassing media and appealing directly to regular people, retaliating with the brutal efficiency used to build Amazon  —  When a gossip rag went after the CEO, he retaliated with the brutal, brilliant efficiency he used to build his business empire.
Queenie Wong / CNET:
Facebook is rolling out Neighborhoods, which helps people get to know their neighbors and local community, in four US cities and Canada  —  Facebook is testing a new tool aimed at helping people get to know their neighbors and local communities, taking on social media app Nextdoor.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it is rolling out improved prompts that discourage “harmful” language, first to iOS and then Android, after studies showed prompts were effective  —  A year ago, Twitter began testing a feature that would prompt users to pause and reconsider before they replied to a tweet using …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
As Netflix prepped limited tests to drop Apple's IAPs, Apple told Netflix these tests would “limit co-marketing opportunities, including on-store featuring”  —  New internal emails and presentation documents revealed as part of the Epic vs. Apple show how Apple attempted …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Paul Vigna / Wall Street Journal:
Crypto-focused financial services company Galaxy Digital acquires BitGo, which makes multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets, for $1.2B in cash and stock  —  Purchase coincides with a nearly yearlong rally in the sector, whose market value has surged to $2 trillion
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher details a Peloton API bug that let anyone access private account info, which initially went unpatched until a reporter contacted Peloton  —  But the company won't say if it has evidence of malicious exploitation.  —  Halfway through my Monday afternoon workout last week …
Joseph Cox / VICE:
Email marketing schemes offering to pay for peoples' work credentials, which may be illegal, seem linked to Argyle, a startup backed by Bain Capital and others  —  Argyle says it provides access to employment and payroll history.  Buying login details may fall afoul of U.S. hacking laws.
Bobby Allyn / NPR:
US appeals court rules that Snap could be sued for a fatal car crash, involving its “speed filter”, saying Sec. 230 doesn't apply to the design of the app  —  Three young men got into a car in Walworth County, Wis., in May 2017.  They were set on driving at rapid speeds down a long …
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
Profile of MrBeast, the most subscribed YouTuber in the US, who took a bumpy road to fame through stunt philanthropy, as he branches out into other businesses  —  Jimmy Donaldson, 22, is out to become the Elon Musk of online creators.  —  Jimmy Donaldson, 22, a YouTube megastar better known as Mr. Beast …
Adam Janofsky / The Record:
Study: 60% of 73 K-12 apps from 38 schools in 14 states across the US send student data to a variety of third parties, roughly 50% to Google and 14% to Facebook  —  The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed schools around the country to adopt and rely heavily on new technology.
Nikkei Asia:
Chinese chip companies are auditing their supply chains to replace US imports with domestic suppliers, in a quest for self-sufficiency following US sanctions  —  How Washington's sanctions boosted China's semiconductor sector  —  TAIPEI — Once a month, senior executives …
Alexander Osipovich / Wall Street Journal:
Berkshire Hathaway's stock is growing past $421K+, a problem for stock exchanges like Nasdaq that use a 32-bit format for prices, with a limit of $429,496.7295  —  Warren Buffett won't split shares, which are fast approaching Nasdaq's limit  —  Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is trading …
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