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Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Facebook has done nothing but behave badly from inception, yet it has received only slaps on the wrist by authority figures, while being rewarded by the market   —  Facebook gets away with it again  —  Facebook's stock went up after news of a record-breaking $5 billion FTC fine for various privacy violations broke today.
Jul 13, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at how many founders and early-startup executives wrestle with issues like anxiety, drug addiction, insomnia, depression, and binge eating   —  The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs often comes with inner demons; on IPO day, dread and a cold wet suit
Jul 13, 2019, 5:05 AMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
Less than a year after TikTok's US launch, the popularity of its stars at VidCon shows that it's poised to dominate the American social media landscape   —  Anaheim, Calif.—Last night, YouTube hosted its annual VidCon party, in one of the Anaheim Convention Center's large halls …
Jul 12, 2019, 9:30 PMIn context
Aaron Sankin / Gizmodo:
Investigation finds 151 tech companies, including GoDaddy, Cloudflare, Google, and Amazon, offering hosting, DNS, or CDN services to sites spreading hate speech   —  This week, we're looking at the state of free speech on the internet, how we got here, and where we're going.
Jul 12, 2019, 6:35 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Bird CEO says the company makes $1.27/ride on its new Bird Zero scooters, which make up 75% of the fleet, says $100M loss was a one-time accounting write-off   —  Bird has positive unit economics, CEO Travis VanderZanden said Friday in fiery response to a report from The Information …
Jul 12, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: FTC settlement includes more comprehensive oversight of how Facebook handles user data, but no restrictions on how it collects and shares that data   —  The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to fine Facebook about $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information …
Jul 12, 2019, 5:37 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
How the Mastodon community is dealing with the influx of hateful content after Gab migrated to Mastodon's decentralized open source protocol   —  Over the past few years, Mastodon has become the model for a friendlier kind of social network, promising to keep out the hateful or ugly content …
Jul 12, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Amber Neely / AppleInsider:
Hulu, which removed support for 4K content in early 2018, brings back the feature for Hulu Originals, starting with Apple TV 4K and Chromecast Ultra   —  After quietly removing the feature in 2018, Hulu has brought back 4K to their streaming service —this time, exclusively to the Apple TV 4K and the Chromecast Ultra.
Jul 12, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Experts argue the ruling that said Trump can't block Twitter critics will be difficult and confusing to apply to other cases like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez   —  Telling the president to unblock critics was easy, but interpreting the rule for other government accounts could be hard
Jul 12, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Trump says cryptocurrencies including Facebook's Libra are “not money”, need to be regulated, citing their high volatility and facilitation of unlawful behavior   —  Just hours after a “social media summit,” the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency.
Jul 11, 2019, 9:30 PMIn context

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