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March 13, 2022, 1:25 AM

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Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter updated its iOS app to let users swipe between the algorithmic Home and reverse chronological Latest timelines but users can't make Latest the default  —  You won't be able to default to the chronological timeline  —  Twitter is rolling out a change that, frustratingly …
Washington Post:
Sources: Apple and Google removed Kremlin critic Navalny's app in September after FSB agents came to top executives' homes and threatened to take them to prison  —  Russian agents came to the home of Google's top executive in Moscow to deliver a frightening ultimatum last September …
Bojan Pancevski / Wall Street Journal:
People are sending news about Ukraine to Russians using a website that randomly selects from a list of ~20M phone numbers and ~140M email addresses in Russia  —  Website developed by hackers is new initiative in West's battle to counter Russia's propaganda campaign
Reuters:
Sources: NSA and other agencies are investigating an attack that disabled Viasat's satellite internet service in Europe on February 24 as Russia invaded Ukraine  —  Western intelligence agencies are investigating a cyberattack by unidentified hackers that disrupted broadband satellite internet access …
Casey Newton / Platformer:
Interview with CrowdTangle co-founder Brandon Silverman on social networks' responsibility to open up, including by doing and sharing their own research  —  CrowdTangle co-founder Brandon Silverman on social networks' responsibility to open up  —  Brandon Silverman knows more about how stories spread on Facebook than almost anyone.
Joel Khalili / TechRadar:
Profile of Aleksandr Litreev, a Russian exile who made a popular app to let detained protesters find legal help and a blockchain-based VPN to bypass censorship  —  Aleksandr Litreev escaped trial in Russia and now he's a thorn in the government's side  —  Audio player loading...
Kim Bhasin / Bloomberg:
Mojo, an upcoming stock market-like app for professional athletes that will let fans buy and sell players at values based on performance, raises a $75M Series A  —  Baseball great Alex Rodriguez and his business partner, Marc Lore, are investing in a new company aiming to be a “stock market” …

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