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Robert Peck / Wired:
A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists   —  THESE ARE THE rules: Users of /r/aww aren't allowed to post about dogs that are dying, or sick, or just back from the vet.
Mar 24, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Ali Breland / Mother Jones:
Since the Christchurch shooting, Reddit's r/CringeAnarchy and r/The_Donald have hosted anti-Muslim hate speech justifying the attack and violence toward Muslims   —  And the platform doesn't seem to care.  —  Days after the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand …
Mar 22, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Four European Wikipedia sites are blocking access and directing users to contact their EU representatives on March 21 to protest the copyright directive   —  Sites including Reddit, Twitch, and PornHub are also encouraging users in the EU to contact local politicians
Mar 21, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Reddit bans r/watchpeopledie and r/gore after users shared links to videos of the Christchurch shooting to the subreddits   —  Reddit banned two contentious but popular groups that regularly featured human injury and death following the widespread sharing of videos of the New Zealand terrorist incident on Friday.
Mar 15, 2019, 8:25 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Christchurch, announced on 8chan, streamed on Facebook, and shared endlessly on YouTube, Twitter, and Reddit, feels like the first internet-native mass shooting   —  Before entering a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, the site of one of the deadliest mass murders in the country's history …
Mar 15, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Alphabet's Jigsaw releases Tune, a Chrome extension that filters out “toxic” comments on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Disqus using its Perspective AI   —  The comments sections of websites bring out the best and worst of the internet — engaging insights are often found right next to enraging insults.
Mar 12, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Truepill raises $13.4M Series A led by Alexis Ohanian's Initialized Capital to expand its platform that lets businesses deliver medication to customers   —  Y Combinator alum Truepill today announced that it has raised $13.4 million in a series A funding round led by Reddit cofounder Alexis …
Mar 12, 2019, 1:25 PMIn context
Saqib Shah / Engadget:
Messenger is the first Facebook app to get dark mode, now available on iOS and Android   —  Days after Facebook Messenger's dark mode was outed on Reddit, the social network has made the update official for iOS and Android.  For now, you can only enable it by sending the crescent moon emoji in an existing chat thread or new message.
Mar 4, 2019, 1:30 PMIn context
Amanda Kooser / CNET:
Reddit is testing tipping users starting with a single user, shittymorph; the user, Reddit, and card processor Stripe receive 78.5%, 18.5%, and 3%, respectively   —  Enlarge Image  —  Reddit has several ways you can express your appreciation of a good post or comment.
Feb 28, 2019, 1:55 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Microsoft unveils Azure Sentinel, a new cloud service that allows customers to view and respond to security alerts and threats across corporate networks   —  Ahead of next week's big RSA security conference, Microsoft plans to introduce a new cloud service Thursday that will help customers manage …
Feb 28, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context

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