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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
With the release of macOS 10.14.4, the MacBook Air (2018) was updated with a display brightness of up to 400 nits, compared to up to 300 nits previously   —  As noted on Reddit, Apple has updated its tech specs for the 2018 MacBook Air to indicate that the notebook now has a display brightness …
Apr 16, 2019, 7:00 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Founder of Change My View subreddit, which has 700K+ subscribers, launches Change A View, a site with paid moderators and some funding from Alphabet's Jigsaw   —  A FEW MONTHS shy of his high school graduation, Kal Turnbull came to a realization: Conversations on the internet are broken.
Apr 7, 2019, 8:00 AMIn context
Robert Peck / Wired:
A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists   —  THESE ARE THE rules: Users of /r/aww aren't allowed to post about dogs that are dying, or sick, or just back from the vet.
Mar 24, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Ali Breland / Mother Jones:
Since the Christchurch shooting, Reddit's r/CringeAnarchy and r/The_Donald have hosted anti-Muslim hate speech justifying the attack and violence toward Muslims   —  And the platform doesn't seem to care.  —  Days after the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand …
Mar 22, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Four European Wikipedia sites are blocking access and directing users to contact their EU representatives on March 21 to protest the copyright directive   —  Sites including Reddit, Twitch, and PornHub are also encouraging users in the EU to contact local politicians
Mar 21, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Reddit bans r/watchpeopledie and r/gore after users shared links to videos of the Christchurch shooting to the subreddits   —  Reddit banned two contentious but popular groups that regularly featured human injury and death following the widespread sharing of videos of the New Zealand terrorist incident on Friday.
Mar 15, 2019, 8:25 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Christchurch, announced on 8chan, streamed on Facebook, and shared endlessly on YouTube, Twitter, and Reddit, feels like the first internet-native mass shooting   —  Before entering a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, the site of one of the deadliest mass murders in the country's history …
Mar 15, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Alphabet's Jigsaw releases Tune, a Chrome extension that filters out “toxic” comments on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Disqus using its Perspective AI   —  The comments sections of websites bring out the best and worst of the internet — engaging insights are often found right next to enraging insults.
Mar 12, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Truepill raises $13.4M Series A led by Alexis Ohanian's Initialized Capital to expand its platform that lets businesses deliver medication to customers   —  Y Combinator alum Truepill today announced that it has raised $13.4 million in a series A funding round led by Reddit cofounder Alexis …
Mar 12, 2019, 1:25 PMIn context
Saqib Shah / Engadget:
Messenger is the first Facebook app to get dark mode, now available on iOS and Android   —  Days after Facebook Messenger's dark mode was outed on Reddit, the social network has made the update official for iOS and Android.  For now, you can only enable it by sending the crescent moon emoji in an existing chat thread or new message.
Mar 4, 2019, 1:30 PMIn context

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