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Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Profile of Ime Archibong, the Head of New Product Experimentation at Facebook and one of the most important voices in its efforts around diversity and equality   —  - Ime Archibong became Facebook's head of new product experimentation a year ago, tasked with finding the company's next hit product.
Jul 12, 2020, 1:30 PMIn context
Yogita Khatri / The Block:
Public records show that the US Secret Service awarded a four-year contract in May to Coinbase to use its blockchain analytics software, worth $183,750 in total   —  Crypto exchange Coinbase is providing its blockchain analytics software to the U.S. Secret Service, according to a public record obtained by The Block.
Jul 12, 2020, 6:00 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Linux team approves new terminology to replace terms like “master/slave” and “blacklist/whitelist” for new Linux kernel source code and associated documentation   —  Linux creator Linus Torvalds puts stamp on proposal to use neutral language in kernel code and documentation.
Jul 11, 2020, 1:05 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Signal's new feature that allows users to store certain data on their servers for recovery purposes has some security experts threatening to stop using the app   —  The popular encrypted app is now going to store your contacts in the cloud.  Experts are worried this compromises users' privacy.
Jul 11, 2020, 11:15 AMIn context
Sarah Emerson / OneZero :
Pinterest's moderation approach, which blocks content at the search query level, rather than removing it entirely, lets some objectionable content remain   —  The moderation oversight is a result of hiding rather than deleting illicit content  —  Pinterest, a website best known for inspiration boards …
Jul 11, 2020, 8:10 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Clubhouse is the latest social network to neglect moderation until it becomes a crisis and why its creators shouldn't treat trust and safety as an afterthought   —  The $100 million startup is learning the hard way that content moderation needs to come first  —  I.
Jul 11, 2020, 2:00 AMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Amazon says it will not ask employees to remove TikTok from their mobile devices, and an internal email asking them to delete the app was sent in error   —  The company confirms that an email was sent out in error earlier today  —  Amazon says that it will not ask employees to remove …
Jul 10, 2020, 5:06 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
Young people, who found an outlet for creative expression in TikTok amid lockdown, say a US ban would be devastating, as some flock to YouTube and Byte   —  Gen Z and millennial users have found community on the app, particularly during the last few isolating months.  And for some of them, it's their livelihood.
Jul 10, 2020, 4:45 PMIn context
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
YouTube is finally letting creators know exactly how they're making money on YouTube, using a metric called RPM that shows total revenue, after YouTube's cut   —  A new metric called RPM pulls in multiple revenue sources  —  YouTube creators in the company's Partner Program can earn money …
Jul 10, 2020, 3:00 PMIn context
Rob Picheta / CNN:
Instagram says it will expand its policies on hate speech worldwide to ban content that advertises or promotes conversion therapy   —  What Instagram is doing differently during coronavirus crisis  —  London (CNN Business)Instagram and Facebook will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy …
Jul 10, 2020, 1:00 PMIn context

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