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Twitter Launches 'Hide Replies' Feature, to Give Users More Control Over Conversations  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
You will soon be able to hide replies in the conversation thread on Twitter that are offensive, hateful or racist in nature. more
Twitter launches the ‘Hide Replies’ feature, in hopes of civilizing conversations  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new “Hide Replies” feature. Effectively, this... more
Instagram expands change that removes like counts, Twitter starts testing ‘Hide Replies’  9to5Mac · 14 hours
Earlier this year, Instagram announced that it was testing a design shift that would hide the number of likes on posts. Now, the company... more
Twitter officially launches its ‘Hide Replies’ feature, initially to users in Canada  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new “Hide Replies” feature.... more
Google, Facebook, Twitter put on notice about deepfakes in 2020 election - CNET  CNET · 19 hours
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee wants to know how social media will handle deepfake videos ahead of the next presidential... more
How much HR does a scale-up need?  TechCrunch · 21 hours
Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Share on Twitter Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright + Early, an HR consultancy focused... more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Gives Talk to Apple's Marketing Department  MacRumors · 1 day
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, visited Apple headquarters on Tuesday to give a talk... more
Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' package is getting a big price increase in August - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
The Big T's CEO Elon Musk said as much on Twitter, while also confirming the release of the long-awaited Advanced... more
What we can learn from DTC success with TV ads  TechCrunch · 2 days
Kevin Krim and Sebastian Chiu Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Krim is EDO's President & CEO. His 21-year career has spanned search, social and TV advertising across start-ups... more
Twitter chooses to not flag Trump racist tweets - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The president responded to criticism by tweeting he "doesn't have a racist bone" in his body. more
Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim  BBC · 2 days
President Trump tweets he will look into allegations made by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel. more
Twitter for Web's Massive Redesign Is Now Rolling Out to All Users  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new... more
Twitter desktop overhaul, new Snapdragon chip video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Today's major tech stories include a new desktop version of Twitter, the debut of Qualcomm's next Snapdragon CPU and Amazon Prime Day 2019 rages on. more
Donald Trump followed by nearly 20% of US adult Twitter users - CNET  CNET · 2 days
More than 30% of adult Republican Twitter users follow Trump on the platform, a Pew Research Center study finds. more
Senators ask FTC to look into how Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The tech giants "actively censor some content and amplify other content" and are "completely nontransparent," the senators argue. more
Twitter won’t hide Donald Trump’s racist tweets  THE VERGE · 3 days
Twitter won’t be treating President Donald Trump’s recent tweets telling congresswomen to “go back” to their supposed home countries as a violation... more
Google, Facebook and Twitter sent letters about deepfakes by Rep. Schiff - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The California Rep. wants to know how deepfakes will be addressed by social media ahead of the upcoming election. more
Twitter.com launches its big redesign with simpler navigation and more features  TechCrunch · 3 days
Twitter’s website is getting a major overhaul. The company has been testing a new version of its desktop website since the beginning of the year, and... more
Twitter Starts Rolling Out Updated Website With New Design  MacRumors · 3 days
Twitter today announced the launch of a new Twitter.com experience on the desktop, which includes several new features... more
Twitter rolls out its redesigned desktop website with simplified navigation, more features  TechCrunch · 3 days
Twitter’s website is getting a major overhaul. The company has been testing a new version of its desktop website since the beginning of the... more
Personality of things  TechCrunch · 5 days
Tiffine Wang Contributor Share on Twitter Tiffine Wang is a senior investment manager at Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital arm of Singtel Group. Freddy Dopfel Contributor Share on Twitter Freddy Dopfel is a senior associate at Grishin Robotics. Humans... more
How the biggest decentralized social network is dealing with its Nazi problem  THE VERGE · 6 days
Mastodon was built to be a kinder, more decentralized version of Twitter — then Gab showed up Continue reading… more
Daily Crunch: Twitter will let you hide replies  TechCrunch · 6 days
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe... more
The Google News tab in Search is being redesigned for readability  TechCrunch · 6 days
The Google News tab is getting a makeover. Google announced this week, by way of a tweet, a significant redesign of the Google.com News tab on... more
Twitter Users in Canada Will Be Able to Hide Replies to Their Tweets From Next Week  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next... more
Twitter Experiences Hour-Long Worldwide Outage  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
For nearly an hour Thursday, Twitter appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of celebrity status or follower count. more
Trump criticizes tech firms at White House’s conservative social media summit  Global News · 7 days
Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is... more
Twitter will start testing its ‘hide replies’ feature next week, in Canada  TechCrunch · 7 days
Twitter users are getting more control over which comments are visible in the conversations they start. The company has been testing and talking about... more
Twitter suffers outage after 'internal configuration' problems  Sky News · 7 days
Social media giant Twitter is back up after an outage left users unable to log on for nearly two hours. more
'Miss us?' Twitter hit with hour-long outage  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Twitter was down for about an hour Thursday in an outage that appeared to affect users around the world. more
Three great opportunities for startups in the entertainment space  TechCrunch · 7 days
Arvin Patel Contributor Share on Twitter Arvin Patel is the chief intellectual product officer at TiVo and an executive vice president at the company. With over-the-top (OTT) changing the way... more
Twitter back up after service disruption  Global News · 7 days
Twitter users attempting to logon to the app or site were being greeted by a message that reads "something is technically wrong." more
Twitter goes down after 'internal configuration' problems  Sky News · 7 days
Social media giant Twitter is back up after an outage to its site, left users unable to log on for nearly two hours. more
The Latest: Twitter blames internal configuration for outage  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Twitter says "an internal configuration change" is responsible for an outage that lasted for about an hour. more
Twitter returns after an hour-long outage  TechCrunch · 7 days
After an hour of sweet freedom, the world has been returned to the grasp of Twitter. At about 2:50 pm ET, the desktop and mobile site were down, displaying a “Something is technically wrong” error. The... more
PSA: Twitter is down for a lot of people right now  Windows Central · 7 days
What you need to know Around 2:50 PM ET, Twitter started having issues all across the globe. The social network's apps and website aren't loading. It's... more
You’re not alone, Twitter is down and no one can tweet [Fixed]  9to5Mac · 7 days
Twitter is down this afternoon and it looks like most users can’t tweet or view their feeds for the time being. Those experiencing issues... more
Twitter investigating global outage  Sky News · 7 days
Social media giant Twitter is investigating an outage to its site, after widespread reports that the platform is down. more
It’s not just you, Twitter is down  TechCrunch · 7 days
Twitter is currently down across the web. At about 2:45 pm ET, the desktop and mobile site were down, displaying a “Something is technically wrong” error. The app was also not working. At the... more
Twitter goes down during White House social media summit  THE VERGE · 7 days
Twitter appeared to be down for a large number of users across the United States on Thursday. The... more
Trump's social media summit to feature conservatives but not Facebook, Twitter - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The White House is holding a social media summit Thursday, hosting some of the president's biggest online supporters. more
Trump shows love-hate for social media as he leads 'summit'  ABC NEWS · 7 days
President Donald Trump displayed his love-hate relationship with social media in tweets bashing "biased" Big Tech ahead of a White House 'summit' stacked with conservative critics of the... more
Microsoft Teams users 'unable to perform various actions' right now  Windows Central · 7 days
Microsoft is investigating why Microsoft Teams users can't do several actions on the service right now. What you need to know Microsoft Teams is experiencing various issues. Users... more
Trump's social media summit puts Facebook, Twitter on notice - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Ahead of Thursday's summit, the president renews his criticisms of social media companies and says "we will not let them get away with it much longer." more
Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited  Global News · 7 days
Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying,... more
The unpredictable legal implications of Trump’s Twitter-blocking defeat  THE VERGE · 7 days
Earlier this week, a federal appeals court ruled that President Donald Trump couldn’t block his critics on Twitter. More specifically,... more
Trump lashes out on Twitter ahead of social media 'summit'  ABC NEWS · 1 week
President Donald Trump is on a Twitter tirade ahead of a White House 'Social Media Summit,' a gathering of mostly conservative groups more
Redmi 7A to Go on Sale in India Next on July 18: Check Price, Offers  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Redmi 7A sale in India will take place next time on July 18, Xiaomi Vice President Manu Kumar... more
US terminates funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The State Department says it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation more
Congress faces ‘hard questions’ on facial recognition as activists push for ban  THE VERGE · 1 week
Lawmakers pressed officials on the federal government’s use of facial recognition today, as activists push for an outright ban on the technology. The issue... more
Honor 9X Pro, Honor 9X Specifications Leaked in Detail Ahead of Formal Launch  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Honor 9X Pro and Honor 9X specifications have been leaked on Twitter just days ahead of the July 23 launch in China. more
Twitter is writing new rules when it could just enforce existing ones  THE VERGE · 1 week
Last August, as it inched toward banning Alex Jones from its platform, Twitter invited the New York Times to sit in on a meeting... more
Got a Microsoft, Windows or Xbox question? #AskDan and get answers.  Windows Central · 1 week
Our#AskDanWindows video series on YouTube is more popular than ever. And for good reason. These fun video shorts let Windows Central Executive Editor Daniel Rubino answer... more
Trump blocking Twitter critics unconstitutional, court rules  BBC · 1 week
The president's Twitter feed is a public forum and therefore subject to First Amendment rules, a court says. more
Stranger Things 3 Breaks Netflix Viewing Records, Watched by Over 40 Million Accounts  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Stranger Things has broken Netflix viewing records with the global launch of its third season, the streaming giant said in a rare... more
Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender. more
Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account,... more
Twitter updates hate speech rules to include dehumanizing speech around religion  TechCrunch · 1 week
Against a backdrop of rising violence against religious minorities around the world, Twitter today said that it would update its hateful conduct rules to include dehumanizing... more
Trump v. Big Tech: Social media summit will snub tech titans  ABC NEWS · 1 week
President Donald Trump is gathering conservative groups at the White House this week for a "summit" on social media that will prominently snub the tech titans... more
Spoiler warning! This neural network spots dangerous reviews before you read them  TechCrunch · 1 week
It's hard to avoid spoilers on the internet these days — even if you're careful, a random tweet or recommended news item could lay... more
Twitter bans religion-based dehumanizing language with latest policy update  9to5Mac · 1 week
Twitter has updated its hateful conduct rules, which starting today ban dehumanizing language on the basis of religion.... more
Dr. Mario World releases a day early  THE VERGE · 1 week
Dr. Mario World is available now for iOS. Nintendo’s latest smartphone game was originally slated to come out on July 10th, but... more
Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter, court rules  Sky News · 1 week
US President Donald Trump is not allowed to block critics on Twitter because he dislikes their views, a federal court has ruled. more
Appeals court finds that President Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter  TechCrunch · 1 week
The legal battle between President Donald Trump and his reply guys and Twitter critics is entering a new phase now that a New York-based... more
Trump not allowed to block critics on Twitter, court rules  Sky News · 1 week
US President Donald Trump is not allowed to block critics on Twitter because he dislikes their views, a federal court has ruled. more
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