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Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed:
How a Mexican digital marketing firm is using Facebook pages, Twitter bots, and Instagram likes to spread fake news in the lead-up to the country's elections   —  Armed with millions of bots and thousands of fake Facebook pages, Carlos Merlo's digital marketing firm is trying to hijack Mexico's politics with fake news.
Jun 29, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
All tech platforms, big or small, have the responsibility to stop their sites from becoming a battleground in the toxic political and cultural information war   —  Platforms both big and small have both the ability and responsibility to stop their sites from becoming a battleground in the information war.
Jun 26, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
More than 650 Salesforce employees have signed a petition to CEO Marc Benioff asking him to reexamine a contract with US Customs and Border Protection   —  Employees at Salesforce follow those at Microsoft, Amazon, and Google in pushing back against their companies' contracts with military and government agencies.
Jun 25, 2018, 10:10 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
As chain restaurants increasingly deploy tabletop tablets, servers find they have to contend with inaccurate rankings, unfair scores, and inappropriate comments   —  In data-hungry, tech-happy chain restaurants, customers are rating their servers using tabletop tablets, not realizing those ratings can put jobs at risk.
Jun 25, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook has hired a team that will try to spot vulnerabilities in its systems before bad actors exploit them to prevent abuses like 2016 US elections debacle   —  Silicon Valley's giants are looking for future crises before they happen.  —  In an attempt to spot vulnerabilities in its system …
Jun 22, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter has made a somewhat miraculous comeback in the past two years, with rising revenue and MAUs, due to luck and a focus on news and premium video   —  A bird emerges from the ashes.  —  Two years ago, people were writing eulogies for Twitter.  —  Rudderless and without product direction …
Jun 21, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Medium and GitHub scrub posts and database containing ICE employee LinkedIn data citing rules against doxxing; Twitter suspends bot tweeting info from database   —  Medium and GitHub say posting the LinkedIn data of a targeted group of employees constitutes doxing.  The artist who made the database disagrees.
Jun 19, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
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Jun 19, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed:
After Microsoft pulled reference on its site touting work with ICE, it reemerged after inquiry; Microsoft says it's “dismayed” by ICE's child separation policy   —  “An employee briefly deleted the blog after seeing commentary in social media.  This was a mistake and as soon …
Jun 18, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
Instagram says it is no longer testing a feature that would show users who has taken screenshots of their stories   —  Let's go back to February, 2018.  It was a dark time.  —  A girl flushed her hamster down the toilet after an airline told her she couldn't bring it on the plane.
Jun 14, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context

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