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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Documents show internal strife within Unicode Consortium over proposed “Frowning Pile Of Poo” emoji, with some worrying about a lack of oversight   —  Unicode, the organization that oversees the evolution of Emoji, is in the middle of a fierce debate over a frowning pile of poop.
Nov 2, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: some employees feel Facebook is being used as a scapegoat for 2016 election outcome using flawed hindsight about factors mostly beyond FB's control   —  In the summer of 2015, a Facebook engineer was combing through the company's internal data when he noticed something unusual.
Oct 20, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Sources: Rose McGowan's Twitter account was restricted because Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets   —  BuzzFeed News has learned that Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets; it can only take action on accounts.
Oct 12, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How the big tech platforms including Facebook, Google, and Twitter, who've pledged to provide accurate information during major crises, are failing miserably   —  In aftermath of Sunday evening's mass shooting in Las Vegas, visitors to Facebook's Crisis Response page for the tragedy …
Oct 3, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Tim Cook says Apple will make two separate $1M donations, to Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League, in an email to staff about Charlottesville   —  On Wednesday evening Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to all global employees condemning racism and bigotry as well as President Trump's response …
Aug 16, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
“This Is Just Like GamerGate”: How The Pro-Trump Media Turned James Damore Into A Hero Overnight   —  A week ago, James Damore was anonymous.  Now, the Google engineer who lost his job after he wrote a viral anti-diversity screed has become an icon of the alt-right, with more than 40,000 Twitter followers …
Aug 11, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
As Twitter rolls out new products to tackle abuse from anonymous accounts, users find their reports are often overlooked or handled in an opaque way   —  On July 3, Maggie H. opened up her Twitter mentions and found her face photoshopped into the crosshairs of a gunsight.
Jul 19, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Inside the battle to be the top reply to a Trump tweet, a spot that guarantees hundreds of thousands of impressions for those who beat the ranking algorithm   —  The area below the President's tweets is the most valuable real estate on the internet.  - Adam Best is always ready for a new tweet from President Trump.
Jun 12, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How Techmeme continues to set the agenda for influential tech readers, without chasing scale or adopting the trappings of most media firms   —  Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he'd been spotted.  It was the middle of the lunch rush at a bustling upscale food court …
Mar 19, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How an image of Chuck Schumer and Putin made it from Reddit to Trump's Twitter account in less than 24 hours   —  Twenty hours.  That's about how long it took for a picture to make its way from the depths of Reddit to the Twitter account of the president of the United States.
Mar 6, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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