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Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
While Twitter recently said it would add a notice for tweets from politicians that break its guidelines, it didn't flag Trump's racist tweets over the weekend   —  President Trump's attack this Sunday on four first-term congresswomen was widely viewed as one of the most racist he's ever produced.
Jul 15, 2019, 2:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter says its redesigned desktop website with simplified navigation, which has been in testing since early this year, is rolling out globally starting today   —  Twitter's website is getting a major overhaul.  The company has been testing a new version of its desktop website since …
Jul 15, 2019, 1:20 PMIn context
Zachary Crockett / The Hustle:
A look at a community of “sweepers” who mastered the art of winning online sweepstakes using tools like sweepstakes aggregators and automated form fillers   —  Winning online sweepstakes is supposedly an act of pure luck — but some contestants claim to have it down to a science.
Jul 13, 2019, 5:01 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
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
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it will test a feature to let users hide replies to their tweets starting next week in Canada   —  Twitter users are getting more control over which comments are visible in the conversations they start.  —  The company has been testing and talking about this feature since earlier this year …
Jul 11, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google announces it is rolling out redesigned News results for Search on desktop, making publishers' names more prominent, adding a carousel, and more   —  Google Search on the desktop web has seen a slew of visual refreshes in recent weeks.  The latest is a substantial redesign of the News tab …
Jul 11, 2019, 5:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter was down globally for just over an hour yesterday as the White House “social media summit” kicked off   —  When in doubt, ban yourself  —  Twitter appeared to be down for a large number of users across the United States on Thursday.  The company confirmed the issue to The Verge …
Jul 11, 2019, 4:10 PMIn context

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