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BuzzFeed News:
Apple says it has permanently banned Infowars' app from the App Store   —  A day after being banned from Twitter, Alex Jones and Infowars have been booted from yet another platform: Apple's popular App Store.  As of Friday evening, searches on the App Store for Infowars return no results.
Sep 7, 2018, 9:31 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones' accounts, saying they violate “abusive behavior” rules, will suspend other accounts he registers or uses   —  After weeks of equivocation, Twitter permanently suspended the accounts of Infowars and its founder Alex Jones on Thursday …
Sep 6, 2018, 4:57 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
Researchers from Oracle-backed watchdog posed as Russian trolls, using name and other info of Russia's IRA, and were easily able to run political ads on Google   —  In the summer of 2018, after months of public and legislator outcry over election interference, you might think it would be difficult …
Sep 4, 2018, 3:57 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
Reporter outlines how he used Lyrebird's free AI-powered software to make a realistic copy of his voice, says the digital recreation fooled his mom   —  You can watch our journey into the terrifying future of fake news on BuzzFeed News' “Follow This” series on Netflix.
Aug 29, 2018, 6:40 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
In an interview, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter should be built around following topics and interests, thinks an impartial product can exist   —  Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey doesn't have all the answers.  For one, he's not sure whether you should delete your old tweets.
Aug 21, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Apple has removed the entire libraries of five of Infowars' six podcasts from iTunes, saying they violated its hate speech guidelines   —  Apple has removed the entire library for five of Infowars' six podcasts from its iTunes and Podcast apps, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Aug 5, 2018, 11:31 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos told peers in memo about his departure to “intentionally not collect data where possible” and be willing to pick sides on moral issues   —  In March, days after confirming his plans to leave the company, Facebook's highest-ranking security official implored …
Jul 24, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Sources: Mark Zuckerberg called Trump to congratulate him after his election victory; Facebook has privately praised Trump campaign's use of its platform   —  In the days following Donald Trump's election victory over Hillary Clinton, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg placed a secret …
Jul 19, 2018, 4:13 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
During an event Facebook billed as “a presentation about our work to prevent the spread of false news”, News Feed head defended keeping InfoWars on the platform   —  Facebook says it knows the truth is messy; what it doesn't know is how to clean up all the fake news it is helping to spread.
Jul 12, 2018, 2:45 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

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