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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
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Uber, responding to customer service leak, says it received five rape claims and fewer than 170 sexual assault claims from December 2012 to August 2015   —  Internal Data Offers Glimpse At Uber Sex Assault Complaints  —  BuzzFeed News obtains internal data on rapes and sexual assaults lodged …
Mar 6, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Apple issues AC adapter recall for Macs and iPads sold in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Europe, New Zealand, and South Korea between 2003 and 2015   —  Apple Is Issuing A Recall For Some Of Its Wall Plug Adapters  —  Today in power cord plug wall-adapter news, Apple is announcing …
Jan 28, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How tech entrepreneurs are fighting to take back a porn industry disrupted by piracy and free tube sites   —  Meet The Tech Entrepreneurs Trying To Take Back The Porn Industry  —  It's a cloudless, mid-January day in Los Angeles, and I'm in a cramped, dimly lit hotel conference room off …
Sep 27, 2015, 11:00 AMIn context

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