Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.
Drudge referred roughly 8 million views to the site since November.
Trump’s Campaign And Fox News Are Attacking A Twitter Employee Because They Think He Fact-Checked The President. They Have The Wrong Guy.
“No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. “It's unfortunate to see individual employees targeted for company decisions.”
Donald Trump said mail-in ballots are fraudulent. Twitter said that wasn't the case.
A Security Flaw In Qatar's Contact Tracing App Exposed Hundreds Of Thousands Of People's Personal Data
After it was found by Amnesty International, the bug was fixed by the app's developers.
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
I've had an iPhone for years and I'm just learning this stuff NOW?
When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
The sun is out and the lockdowns are beginning to lift. But who is really worth the risk?
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
Citizens and residents will be required to download the Ehteraz app when “leaving the house for any reason.”
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Social media analysis reveals a big spike in engagement on anti-vaxxer pages and accounts in the coronavirus pandemic.
Healthy Together was supposed to help the state reopen. But very few people are using it.
Our economy is built on Americans of all class levels buying things. What happens when the ability — and desire — to do so goes away?
Even If You're Trying To Avoid Grubhub By Calling Your Favorite Restaurant Directly, Grubhub Could Still Be Charging It A Fee
“If a customer calls to place a coffee order, we’re paying a $6.42 fee — for a coffee.”
We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to stop sharing unhelpful memes.
“Somebody give me reasons to be in the SF meatspace vs. somewhere in the forest.”
Using misleading Facebook pages and deceptive ads, ZestAds sold coronavirus masks at wildly inflated prices.
India's Contact Tracing App Is All But Mandatory. So This Programmer Hacked It So That He Always Appears Safe.
A software engineer from Bangalore was worried about being forced to download Aarogya Setu. So he ripped its guts out.
Two months into working from home, Twitter makes it permanent for some.
It has been a no good, very bad month for Pete Evans. But he's trying to post through it.
As The White House Scrambles To Contain COVID-19-Positive Staffers, Donald Trump Is Changing The Subject To #Obamagate
In the face of a coronavirus outbreak that has now reached the White House, the president, his supporters, and Fox News are blustering about Barack Obama.
A third of Americans expect their households' finances to be worse a year from now.
Why Are Australians Chanting “Arrest Bill Gates” At Protests? This Wild Facebook Group Has The Answers.
A Facebook group started by a former family cooking show contestant was the driving force behind the dramatic anti-lockdown protests on the weekend.