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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter makes it easier to tweetstorm by adding a threads feature, letting you easily add linked tweets from the compose screen, rolling out in coming weeks   —  Time for some game theory  —  A few months after being spotted in tests, Twitter's tool for creating tweestorms is now an official part of the app.
Dec 12, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instagram tests standalone private messaging app Direct in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay to replace inbox; no timeline for global launch   —  Messenger 2.0  —  Instagram is testing a standalone app for private messages called Direct, a first step toward possibly toward …
Dec 7, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
With Messenger Kids' launch, Facebook doesn't share how it will monetize the service or if parents will have access to all data collected about their families   —  It's all about the data  —  In 1998, as the internet began to spread across the country, Congress passed the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA.
Dec 5, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says it will monitor verified users' offline behavior and remove verification badges if behavior is inconsistent with its rules   —  What losing a badge really means  —  Twitter's announcement yesterday that it would begin removing verification badges from some accounts had an immediate impact …
Nov 16, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says users can now have verified status revoked, unveils new guidelines for verified accounts as it works on authentication and verification program   —  A risky new step in the fight to reduce harassment  —  Twitter will begin removing verification badges from users who violate its rules, the company said today.
Nov 15, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets around the world, in all languages except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean   —  Double trouble  —  In most of the world, the iconic 140-character tweet is now officially a thing of the past.  Twitter said today that after a global test …
Nov 7, 2017, 3:58 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Sources: hundreds of people at Twitter had access to tools to shut down accounts; account deletions similar to Trump happened before   —  Donald Trump wasn't the first account to suffer a ‘mic drop’  —  Last night, a rogue Twitter employee celebrated their last day with the company by deactivating President Donald Trump's account.
Nov 3, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says a customer support employee on their last day of work deactivated Trump's account for 11 minutes   —  For 11 beautiful minutes, the President was off Twitter  —  President Donald Trump's Twitter account, @realdonaldtrump, disappeared from the site for around five beautiful minutes shortly before 7PM ET.
Nov 2, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Lawyers from Facebook, Google, Twitter stuck to prepared statements and vague promises during Tues. Senate hearings, and none promised to support Honest Ads act   —  In a high-stakes meeting, lawyers stick to the script  —  A bipartisan group of Senators grilled tech companies today …
Oct 31, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review: beautiful design, excellent e-ink display, but can't use Audible narration while reading and is expensive   —  Drowning in books  —  A decade after its release, the Kindle is a curiosity.  Tablets — including some made by Amazon — have long since outstripped the e-reader in power and features.
Oct 31, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context

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