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February 24, 2024, 3:18 PM

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Elizabeth Lopatto / The Verge:
Many redditors say they are not enthused about Reddit's IPO and expect CEO Steve Huffman to run the site into the ground while trying to make it profitable  —  There's the mention of r/WallStreetBets.  (Five mentions in total, actually.)  There's the stockpile it's amassed of Bitcoin and Ethereum.
New York Times:
How some news accounts on Instagram, including Mo News and Jessica Yellin, are gaining popularity even as the platform tries de-emphasizing political content  —  In this year's presidential election, more people are turning to Instagram for news, even as the platform tries de-emphasizing “political content.”
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Three years after Spotify's original announcement that it would launch a higher-quality audio subscription, the company has yet to roll out the feature  —  I was really hoping I wouldn't have to do this again.  Last year, it seemed like there was no reason to believe Spotify would ever roll …
Reuters:
The US DOE says it will suspend its mandatory survey of energy use by crypto miners, following a lawsuit by bitcoin miner Riot Platforms and an industry group  —  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Friday agreed to temporarily suspend its emergency survey of energy use …

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