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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit shuts down Nazi and white supremacist subreddits, after updating policy to ban content encouraging violence; subreddits banned had 25 to 7,000 users each   —  Reddit has shut down several Nazi and white supremacist subreddits after a policy change banning material that “encourages …
Oct 26, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
Profile of Andrew Torba, who founded social network Gab.ai, which has become an alt-right haven, following the failure of his YC-backed ad tech firm   —  Andrew Torba founded Gab.ai as a “free speech” alternative to other social networks  —  There's a revolution going on in online conservative media.
Oct 9, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Paul Lewis / The Guardian:
Former Facebook, Google, Twitter employees on how they fear the unintended and negative consequences of the attention economy-driven tech they helped develop   —  Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks who worry the race for human attention has created a world of perpetual distraction that could ultimately end in disaster
Oct 7, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
David Meyer / ZDNet:
German online hate speech law with up to €50M fines now in effect; German justice ministry may reportedly target sites like Reddit, Tumblr, Vimeo, Flickr, too   —  The NetzDG or ‘Facebook law’ is now in force with big implications for social networks.  —  Germany's controversial online …
Oct 2, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”   —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Mohit Kumar / The Hacker News:
Latin American social media site Taringa hacked; LeakBase says stolen database has 28M accounts with hashed passwords, of which 93.79% have been cracked so far   —  Exclusive — If you have an account on Taringa, also known as “The Latin American Reddit,” your account details may have compromised …
Sep 5, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Reddit now allows users to upload videos; videos can be up to 15 minutes long, with file sizes of less than 1 GB   —  Videos are coming to Reddit, thanks to a new feature that allows users to upload video clips directly to the service.  Reddit rolled out the new video feature Tuesday …
Aug 17, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Morgan Little / CNET:
Reddit bans a subreddit after uproar led by r/AgainstHateSubreddits, and Facebook bans several group pages after Charlottesville attack   —  The Charlottesville tragedy has highlighted neo-Nazi communities across the internet.  Reddit and Facebook are beginning to take action.
Aug 15, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram gets threaded comments, and Facebook News Feed gets UI tweaks like bubble-style comments   —  Taking inspiration from line drawings, Reddit and Messenger, Facebook is overhauling the design of the News Feed to make it more legible, clickable and commentable.
Aug 15, 2017, 1:42 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Sources: Spotify app for Xbox One is coming soon and is currently being tested internally   —  Spotify is planning to release an Xbox One app soon.  Pictures of Microsoft's Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) testing a Spotify app for Xbox One were spotted on Reddit earlier this week …
Aug 4, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context

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