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New York Times:
Trump has integrated Twitter into the fabric of his administration, reshaping the presidency with ~12,000 tweets while in office, lately posting even more often   —  With a single tweet last fall, Mr. Trump sent his administration into a tailspin.  “I must, in the strongest of terms …
Nov 2, 2019, 4:20 PMIn context
Caroline Haskins / BuzzFeed News:
How student surveillance service Gaggle monitors online activities of about 5M US students for “suspicious or harmful content” using AI and human moderators   —  Gaggle monitors the work and communications of almost 5 million students in the US, and schools are paying big money for its services.
Nov 2, 2019, 12:25 PMIn context
CNN:
Facebook says it will not fact check ads by UK political parties and candidates running in December election, but will fact check political groups like Leave.EU   —  Facebook's political ad policy under pressure  —  London and New York (CNN Business)A controversial policy allowing politicians …
Nov 2, 2019, 10:45 AMIn context
Will Oremus / OneZero:
Twitter's ban on political and issue ads will let companies advertise things like fossil fuel-based products but ban ads from activists advocating against them   —  The company's feel-good decision is already a mess.  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Wednesday that the company …
Nov 2, 2019, 7:05 AMIn context
Jay Peters / The Verge:
A Verge writer and former Techmeme editor describes the process for his successful submission of “yawning face” and waffle emojis to the Unicode Consortium   —  You can make emoji, too  —  This week, I learned that Lil Nas X tweeted about something I helped make.  No, it wasn't an article on The Verge.
Nov 2, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google can make a success of Fitbit if it can be managed as well as the integration of HTC's smartphone team, but it can also end up as a fiasco like Nest   —  The HTC acquisition went well, Nest did not — will this?  —  Google is buying Fitbit and the reasons why are both simple and complicated.
Nov 2, 2019, 12:35 AMIn context
Swati Khandelwal / The Hacker News:
Google releases patch for a Chrome zero-day vulnerability being used in the wild that allows hackers to escape sandbox protections via malicious websites   —  Attention readers, if you are using Chrome on your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, you need to update your web browsing software immediately …
Nov 1, 2019, 9:45 PMIn context
Alex Marshall / New York Times:
How Netflix is navigating strict, often vague, censorship standards in countries like Turkey and India, while users decry the concessions it makes to censorship   —  The streaming giant is having to navigate different political and moral landscapes, and calls for government oversight, as it seeks subscribers worldwide.
Oct 31, 2019, 8:50 PMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Facebook and Google's self-imposed ban on political ads in Washington state, which led to uneven enforcement and confusing rules, is a cautionary tale for 2020   —  A troubling omen for Twitter's global ban  —  On Wednesday, Twitter announced that it will ban all forms of political advertising starting …
Oct 31, 2019, 6:50 PMIn context
Allie Conti / VICE:
A scam spanning eight US cities and nearly 100 listings shows how easy it is to exploit Airbnb's poorly written rules through phony listings and fake reviews   —  While searching for the person who grifted me in Chicago, I discovered just how easy it is for users of the short-term rental platform to get exploited.
Oct 31, 2019, 5:40 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Direct listing or IPO: What's the difference?  —  What's the best way to take a company public?  Recently a few larger, well-known brands, notably Spotify and Slack, have opted for the direct listing.  Read more.
Zoho:
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Intel:
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