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Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
As Facebook and Instagram crack down on explicit content, Twitter has become the platform of choice for nudists as it allows content with full or partial nudity   —  Since Martin Belcher, a 50-year-old customer-services adviser based in the U.K., joined Twitter in 2012, he's tweeted out thousands …
Jul 14, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Lori Grunin / CNET:
Comcast says national outages on Friday were partially due to fiber cable cuts at internet backbone service providers CenturyLink and Zayo   —  If you couldn't reach your favorite web sites today at about 12:30 p.m. ET, it wasn't just you.  —  We first noticed it as Comcast customers took …
Jun 29, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Photos is adding a new star-shaped Favorites button for your own photos starting today, and a heart-shaped Like button coming next week for shared photos   —  Twitter swapped out its Favorite star icon for an appreciation-focused heart icon instead, but Google Photos is embracing both icons with an update rolling out now.
May 21, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Andrew Rice / Wired:
Profile of the FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a nerdy conservative ideologue reviled by some and cast as a hero by others for orchestrating net neutrality repeal   —  IN MARCH, AJIT Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits …
May 16, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
Trolls got a reporter's account locked over an old joke, revealing how Twitter's rules can be exploited and how high-profile users get better customer support   —  The Monday before Thanksgiving, I awoke to my personal nightmare: I had been reported for abuse on Twitter (my favorite thing …
Dec 4, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
A look at Jack Dorsey's Square, whose success in recent quarters and steadily rising stock price means it could soon pass Twitter in market cap   —  Twitter may be President Trump's favorite platform, but Square, a payments company also run by Jack Dorsey, has had more success in recent quarters.
Oct 25, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
Q&A with Evan Greer of the nonprofit Fight for the Future, who organized Wednesday's “Net Neutrality Day of Action”   —  Evan Greer is leading a coalition of the world's biggest internet companies to mobilize users to fight the Trump administration's rollback of rules.
Jul 12, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Twitter should roll out a tab highlighting the best tweets, similar to “While You Were Away”, and should have realized how awful the new “Explore” tab is   —  A rant about Twitter's new ‘Explore’ tab  —  Look, it's hard to roll out changes to any product, let alone one with hundreds of millions of users.
Jan 27, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
In 2016, Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, others acknowledged they are not just neutral platforms and began tackling issues like discrimination, harassment, fake news   —  In early December, Facebook published a blog post summing up the company's breakthroughs and challenges in image and speech recognition.
Jan 1, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Startup L. Jackson revealed to be Parker Thompson, a VC who works for AngelList   —  Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley's Favorite Twitter Persona  —  The anonymous tech personality is a venture capitalist but not any of the ones people thought.  —  Startup L. Jackson didn't even say goodbye.
Mar 17, 2016, 11:10 AMIn context

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