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YC-backed Basement is a social network for close friends only

YC-backed Basement is a social network for close friends only

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The past few years have been a bit of a dark age for budding social media startups. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snap and messenger apps took up all the time of their users...
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Fifty years of the internet

Fifty years of the internet

18 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Leonard Kleinrock Contributor Share on Twitter Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. When my...
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Facebook says that it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mass shooting

Facebook says that it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mass shooting

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

In the first 24 hours after the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand, Facebook says that it has removed 1.5 million videos that were uploaded of the attack, and has blocked 1.2...
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Panne Facebook et Instagram: et si on se matait un petit porno ?

Panne Facebook et Instagram:  et si on se matait un petit porno ?

2 days ago   |   Be Geek

Les internautes désœuvrés lors de la méga panne de Facebook et d'Instagram se sont tournés vers le porno avec des recherches assez particulières... Explication avec Pornhub.
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CNET Asks: Did you notice the Facebook outage? - CNET

2 days ago   |   CNET

Facebook and Instagram were offline for almost an entire day. We want to know if and how it affected you.
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Physicians and Social Media

3 days ago   |   Scientific American

Platforms like Twitter and Instagram can blur the boundaries between doctors and patients
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Facebook says its new A.I. technology can detect ‘revenge porn'

Facebook says its new A.I. technology can detect ‘revenge porn'

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   6 articles

Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence powered tool that it says will help the social network detect revenge porn - the nonconsensually shared intimate...
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These sleek animations highlight the relationship between designers and clients

These sleek animations highlight the relationship between designers and clients

3 days ago   |   The Verge

Deekay Kwon is a motion graphics artist who's worked with clients like Google, Buck, and Huge. You might have seen his animations at the Made By Google keynote that introduced...
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Understanding Instagram's founding story and more from SXSW

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Each week, Extra Crunch members have access to conference calls moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, in addition to Zack Whittaker's discussion...
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When Facebook and Instagram are down, small businesses and big brands can suffer

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

For Maatie Alcindor, Facebook is less about reaching out to old friends and more about connecting with new clients.
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Apple's new iPads cling to old Apple Pencil

Apple's new iPads cling to old Apple Pencil

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Amazon and Nvidia bring artificial intelligence to the cloud with T4 GPUs

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