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How to See What Your Twitter Feed Would Have Looked Like in 2008

Technologist Andy Baio shared a search function that lets you see what everyone you are following today was tweeting 10 years ago.
Kaleigh Rogers
2 days ago
Teflon
Teflon

Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Unscathed From European Parliamentary Questioning

Yet again, Facebook’s CEO avoided publicly answering tough questions from lawmakers.
Sophie Kleeman
4 days ago
Social Media
Social Media

People Are Making Fake Facebook Profiles of the Santa Fe Shooter to Fit Their Political Narratives

People are rushing to push the shooter into the opposite political camp.
Matthew Gault
5.18.18
audio illusions
audio illusions

This Computer-Generated Voice Saying Either ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’ Is Tearing the Internet Apart

It’s the audio version of “The Dress.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.18
Klout
Klout

Klout Dead

RIP to the "social reputation score" website.
Jason Koebler
5.10.18
volcanoes
volcanoes

How Dangerous Is It to Be Taking Video of Kilauea's Fountains of Lava Erupting in Hawaii?

Some of the videos emerging look scary close.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.7.18
Social Media
Social Media

How to Buy a Piece of India’s Burgeoning Instagram Economy

Winning friends and influencing people is cheaper than a packet of chips when ₹1 gets you four Instagram followers.
Chandni Doulatramani
4.20.18
moderation
moderation

Facebook Hosts Anti-Muslim Groups Despite Zuckerberg Telling Congress the Platform Doesn't Tolerate Hate

Mark Zuckerberg told Congress that Facebook does not allow hate groups on its platform, but the company still hosts anti-Muslim groups.
Matthew Gault
4.19.18
sex work
sex work

Cloudflare Just Banned a Social Media Refuge for Thousands of Sex Workers

Switter had more than 47,000 members, many looking for a safe alternative to Twitter and other big internet platforms, before Cloudflare terminated its service. The organization behind Switter is blaming SESTA/FOSTA.
Samantha Cole
4.19.18
Instagram
Instagram

A Computer-Generated, Pro-Trump Instagram Model Said She Hacked Lil Miquela, Another CGI Instagram Model

The profile of Lil Miquela, who has nearly a million followers, has been replaced with images of a new CGI model called Bermuda.
Jason Koebler
4.17.18
Facebook Propaganda
Facebook Propaganda

Facebook Deletes Hundreds of Accounts Controlled By Russian Propagandists

It took Facebook "months" to identify Internet Research Agency activity on the website.
Sarah Emerson
4.3.18
#deletefacebook
#deletefacebook

Facebook Has Been Preparing for #DeleteFacebook for More Than a Decade

To many, the social network is irreplaceable because there's nothing to replace it with.
Sarah Emerson
4.2.18