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November 13, 2022, 9:45 PM

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Casey Newton / @caseynewton:
Sources: Twitter has eliminated ~4,400 of its ~5,500 contract staff, with cuts expected to significantly impact content moderation and the core infrastructure  —  Update: company sources tell me that yesterday Twitter eliminated ~4,400 of its ~5,500 contract employees, with cuts expected to have significant impact to content moderation and the core infrastructure services that keep the site up and running. People inside are stunned.
Molly White / Web3 is going just great:
Crypto.com CEO admits the company accidentally sent 320K ETH, or ~$416M, to another crypto exchange, Gate.io, later clarifying that all the funds were returned  —  A Twitter user posted Etherscan screenshots showing a massive flow of crypto from the Crypto.com cryptocurrency exchange to another exchange, Gate.io.
Bloomberg:
A profile of Unity CEO John Riccitiello, as he faces criticism for the company's targeted ads, his metaverse ambitions, years of dating the head of HR, and more  —  John Riccitiello was on top of the metaverse.  Last November the chief executive officer of Unity Software Inc. spilled the news …
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas says it didn't order FTX to reopen withdrawals for Bahamas-based customers, refuting FTX's statement  —  FTX said last week it had allowed Bahamas-based customers to withdraw funds at its regulators' request.  —  Crypto exchange FTX was not required …
CoinDesk:
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Bradley Saacks / Semafor:
Shaurya Malwa / CoinDesk:
Binance and Huobi block deposits of FTX's native token, FTT, after 192M tokens worth ~$400M were released out of schedule and without warning  —  The tokens were released out of schedule from FTT's main deployer address, with no official explanation.  —  Crypto exchanges Binance …
Adrienne LaFrance / The Atlantic:
Elon Musk is failing to convince people that Twitter is a town square, telling users what they can and can't say for a laugh and charging $8 for the privilege  —  Recently, comedy clubs have begun doing this thing that seemed, when I first encountered it, both wildly hypocritical and more than a little sad.
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
YouTube is introducing a new “Live Q&A” feature to make it easier for creators to select and manage questions from viewers in the chat during livestreams  —  YouTube is introducing a new “Live Q&A” feature that is designed to make it easier for creators to interact with viewers during livestreams.

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