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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: in 2015, then-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to filter out abusive replies to President Obama during a Q&A session   —  In 2015, Then-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to filter out abusive and hateful replies to President Obama during a Q&A session, sources tell BuzzFeed News.
Aug 11, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Ten former employees shed light on Twitter's 10-year failure to stop abuse on its platform   —  For nearly its entire existence, Twitter has not just tolerated abuse and hate speech, it's virtually been optimized to accommodate it.  With public backlash at an all-time high and growth stagnating …
Aug 11, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter permanently suspends Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos for repeated violation of rules regarding targeted abuse of users   —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.  —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.
Jul 19, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Recent events show how Facebook and Twitter serve complementary roles during breaking news, strengthening each other   —  For years, Facebook and Twitter have been at odds over news.  But if we've learned anything in the past week it might be that it's not clear that either service has to lose for the other to win.
Jul 13, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Heavily Promotes Live Video But Struggles To Deal With Its Visceral Aftermath   —  Last night, at 10:06 P.M., a woman by the name of Diamond “Lavish” Reynolds went live on Facebook for roughly ten minutes.  During that time, she chronicled the last conscious moments of her boyfriend …
Jul 7, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Due to objections from Apple and others, Unicode did not approve a suggested rifle emoji in the latest Unicode 9 update coming this June   —  You can currently purchase a semi-automatic rifle in a major U.S. city in just seven minutes, but don't expect to text someone a rifle emoji anytime soon.
Jun 17, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reporter spends month paying only with digital wallet services, finds it burdensome and alienating   —  It's the dead of winter in Stockholm and I'm sitting in a very small room inside the very inaptly named Calm Body Modification clinic.  A few feet away sits the syringe that will …
May 23, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Google plays catch-up at I/O, relying on its technological dominance to establish Home, Assistant, Allo, and Daydream as viable competitors in their markets   —  The search giant's annual developer conference revealed that Google is playing catch-up to its Big Tech competitors and it doesn't seem to care one bit.
May 21, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Unicode Consortium internal emails reveal emerging tension over resources going toward development of emoji instead of supporting obscure or minority languages   —  Inside “Emojigeddon”: The Fight Over The Future Of The Unicode Consortium  —  There's trouble afoot inside the Emoji Council of Elders …
Apr 26, 2016, 2:32 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Journalist Matthew Keys sentenced to 24 months under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for his role in 2010 Los Angeles Times hack, plans appeal   —  Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced To 24 Months For Tribune Media Hack  —  Keys was convicted in October 2015 of three counts of criminal hacking under …
Apr 13, 2016, 5:23 PMIn context

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