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Jack Nicas / New York Times:
Infowars is now the number one “trending” app on the Google Play store, but its overall audience is likely reduced by Apple, Facebook, and YouTube's actions   —  Just days after Google, Facebook and Apple purged videos and podcasts from the right-wing conspiracy site Infowars from their sites …
Aug 8, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
David French / New York Times:
Given the malleability of the “hate speech” label, tech companies should use libel and slander legal standards when removing content like Infowars   —  “Hate speech” is extraordinarily vague and subjective.  Libel and slander are not.  —  Mr. French is a First Amendment litigator and senior writer for National Review.
Aug 7, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Li Yuan / New York Times:
As young Chinese grow up without access to free speech platforms, many seem uninterested in spotting online censorship, accepting Beijing's narrative   —  HONG KONG — Wei Dilong, 18, who lives in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, likes basketball, hip-hop music and Hollywood superhero movies.
Aug 7, 2018, 6:45 AMIn context
Roger Cohen / New York Times:
Bucking trends of rising nationalism, services like Airbnb and BlaBlaCar still find success across 190+ countries, with total strangers sharing homes and cars   —  The nation state is trumpeted.  The nation state is redundant.  —  I was chatting earlier this year with Brian Chesky, the co-founder and chief executive of Airbnb.
Aug 6, 2018, 5:50 AMIn context
Julie Creswell / New York Times:
As 20 cities pitch multi-billion incentive packages for Amazon HQ2, secrecy shrouds the terms offered by unelected officials, which are outside reach of FOIA   —  Jared Evans, a member of the Indianapolis City-County Council, is proud that the city is among 20 finalists for one of the most coveted prizes …
Aug 5, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
How the renaming of neighborhoods by Google Maps, even if they result from mistakes, can spread in the real world, such as in real estate listings and in apps   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, the district south of downtown and alongside San Francisco Bay here was known as either Rincon Hill, South Beach or South of Market.
Aug 3, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Political campaigns are now using peer-to-peer texting apps, allowing them to have thousands of text conversations with voters, unregulated by anti-spam laws   —  Marla Hohner was at home in Dallas when a text message arrived from an unfamiliar number.  —  “Hi Marla,” it read.
Aug 2, 2018, 7:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Now that Facebook and other platforms have become “digital arms dealers”, Zuckerberg takes a crash course in free speech and propaganda, at a cost to the public   —  They have weaponized social media, and we are all paying the price.  —  Let me first state that I actually …
Aug 2, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Earnings statements from Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft show they are as strong as ever; the forces arrayed against them lack substantial impact   —  You may have heard that the tech giants are on their heels.  —  Over the last two years, lawmakers and the public around …
Aug 2, 2018, 3:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Stanford as an adjunct professor when he leaves the company on August 17; Facebook does not plan to appoint a successor   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign ahead of the November midterm elections …
Aug 1, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context

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