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March 2, 2022, 2:20 AM

Top News

Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple pauses all product sales in Russia, removes RT News and Sputnik News from the App Store outside Russia, and disables Apple Maps' live traffic in Ukraine  —  Apple today confirmed that it has stopped all product sales from its online website in Russia, which means customers in Russia …
BuzzFeed News:
Google Maps is removing newly added user content, like pins, in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, amid claims of its use in coordinating Russian military activity  —  Responding to claims that its Maps were being used to coordinate Russian military activity in Ukraine, Google …
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
Meta will demote content linking to Russian state media outlets on Facebook and Instagram globally and rolls out encrypted Instagram DMs in Ukraine and Russia  —  Meta is ramping up efforts to crack down on Russian propaganda and keep users in Russia and Ukraine safe, including …
Mark Scott / Politico:
Ivana Saric / Axios:
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
SOTU: Biden asks Congress to pass new rules to enhance child safety on social media, including banning targeted ads to, and data collection of, children  —  He wants to ban targeted advertising to kids  —  President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass new rules to enhance child safety …
Michael Kan / PCMag:
Corin Faife / The Verge:
Web host Namecheap ends services for users registered in Russia over Russia's “war crimes”, with exceptions for anti-regime media, protest resources, and expats  —  Exceptions will be made for anti-regime media, protest resources, and Russians no longer living in the country
Washington Post:
After dire predictions, Russia has not yet unleashed a crippling cyberattack on Ukraine, leaving the country with functioning internet and infrastructure  —  For more than a decade, military commanders and outside experts have laid out blueprints for how cyberwar would unfold …
Chris Stokel-Walker / Wired:
Russia's invasion of Ukraine shows that TikTok's design and algorithm are ideal for sharing videos of war, but present a challenge for its moderation system  —  As Russia's invasion of Ukraine plays out online, the platform's design and algorithm prove ideal for the messiness of war—but a nightmare for the truth.

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