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February 23, 2024, 10:40 AM

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New York Times:
An investigation finds thousands of Instagram accounts run by parents posting images of their children, attracting pedophiles who sometimes pay for more content  —  The ominous messages began arriving in Elissa's inbox early last year.  “You sell pics of your underage daughter to pedophiles,” read one.
Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Reddit files to list its IPO on the NYSE, reporting revenue up 20% YoY to $804M in 2023, net loss down 43% YoY to $90.8M, 73M DAUs, and a $3.42 global ARPU  —  - Reddit on Thursday filed to go public.  — Its market debut will mark the first major tech initial public offering of the year …
The Verge:
Reddit plans to give some of its top users, including moderators and those with high karma scores, the chance to buy shares in its IPO  —  However, the company is unprofitable, with a net loss of $90.8 million in 2023.  —  In an unusual twist, Reddit is also giving a number of its top users …
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ABC News:
Jessica Lyons / The Register:
Filing: UnitedHealth says a “suspected nation-state” actor had access to IT provider Change Healthcare's systems, disrupting services at pharmacies in the US  —  Prescription orders hit after IT supplier Change Healthcare pulls plug on systems  —  UPDATED IT provider Change Healthcare …
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Microsoft announces Generative Erase for the Photos app on Windows 10 and higher, which will allow users to remove objects and people from images using AI  —  Google and Samsung aren't the only ones baking magical AI selective photo erasers into their devices — they're about to become table stakes for Windows PCs too.
Lauren Goode / Wired:
Interviews and emails show technical interviews have become more punishing for engineers after mass layoffs, requiring days of work on unpaid assignments  —  Tech companies are famous for coddling their workers, but after mass layoffs the industry's culture has shifted.
Paresh Dave / Wired:
Yelp says its tests show design tweaks Google made to its search results to comply with EU's DMA are unfair and make users even more likely to stick with Google  —  Google says its new designs comply with the Digital Markets Act, which bars platforms from favoring their own tools.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Bluesky opens up federation, letting anyone run their own server that connects to Bluesky's network, which uses the AT Protocol; Mastodon uses ActivityPub  —  Social network Bluesky, a competitor to X, Threads, Mastodon, and others, is opening up its doors with today's news that the network …

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