Monday, October 19, 2020
How an overload of riot porn is driving conflict in the streets

How an overload of riot porn is driving conflict in the streets

These narratives have been intensified and supplemented by the work of right-wing adversarial media-makers like Elijah Schaffer and Andy Ngo, who collect videos of conflict at public protests and recirculate...

Palantir’s concentrated governance is great for execs, but what about shareholders? – TechCrunch

A few days ago I wrote down a few notes making a bullish case for Palantir, searching to find good news amidst the company’s huge historical deficits. Heading into the next...
Digital gardens let you cultivate your own little bit of the internet

Digital gardens let you cultivate your own little bit of the internet

Beneath the umbrella term, however, digital gardens don’t follow rules. They’re not blogs, short for “weblogs,” a term that suggests a time-stamped record of thought. They’re not a social-media platform—connections...
The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites

The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites

It helps that they are visually more layered and interesting than Google Docs. The strength of Google Docs lies in how simple they are to navigate (if you’ve ever used...
Mark Zuckerberg says Apple charges 'monopoly rents' in App Store

Mark Zuckerberg says Apple charges ‘monopoly rents’ in App Store

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Apple has a...
Health misinformation pages got half a billion views on Facebook in April

Health misinformation pages got half a billion views on Facebook in April

The news: Pages spreading health misinformation got an estimated 3.8 billion views on Facebook this year as of May, according to analysis by human rights group Avaaz. Views peaked at...

Facebook Portal gets serious about remote work with BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, Webex and Zoom apps...

Facebook’s Portal line didn’t get off to the smoothest start when it launched back in 2018. The company no doubt realized from the outset that it would have a...

Facebook Seeks to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Misinformation

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, so does misinformation about the virus. In an effort to stop the spread of fake news about COVID-19, Facebook has removed and/or...

Warner Music acquires IMGN, a social media publishing platform, for under $100M – TechCrunch

It’s a whole new playing field these days for music labels and publishers, and today one of the biggies made an acquisition to help it sharpen up its strategy to better...

Facebook tests TikTok-style video format on its main app in India – TechCrunch

Facebook is going all-in on short-form videos. After flirting with the idea in Lasso, a TikTok-clone it tested in select markets, and adding a similar feature called Reels to...

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