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'A perfect platform': internet's abyss becomes a far-right breeding ground

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

After Christchurch many are asking what role the ‘darkest reaches of the internet' play in radicalisation No depth goes unplumbed on the far-right forum 8chan. Its threads...
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Recent database offerings by AWS - Good for users, Dangerous for open source business models

Recent database offerings by AWS - Good for users, Dangerous for open source business models

14 hours ago   |   Pentestmag   |   2 articles

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Recent database offerings by AWS - Good for users, Dangerous for open source business models by Ashan Fernando Amazon Web Services is one of...
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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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Social media addiction should be seen as a disease, MPs say

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

UK report suggests sites such as Facebook and Instagram could be harming mental health Social media addiction should be considered a disease, MPs have said, in a sign of the...
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This new feature in Twitter will protect you from Twitter trolls and hate speech

2 days ago   |   WMPoweruser

The Internet is fun, informative, here you get to know about the whole world. People, countries, cultures, you name it. And since it's a platform for so many things, sometimes...
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Twitter PWA gets a new column layout with less dead space for Windows 10

Twitter PWA gets a new column layout with less dead space for Windows 10

3 days ago   |   Windows Central   |   2 articles

Bye-bye dead and wasted areas for a new app-like design. Twitter seems to be having fun with the concept of progressive web apps. The company just pushed out an update to its...
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Questions about policing online hate are much bigger than Facebook and YouTube

Questions about policing online hate are much bigger than Facebook and YouTube

3 days ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

In the wake of a hate-fueled mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, major web platforms have scrambled to take down a 17-minute video of the attack. Sites like YouTube...
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Twttr is better than Twitter

Twttr is better than Twitter

3 days ago   |   The Next Web

Twitter made its beta testing app, branded “twttr,” sound so mysterious, like accessing it would give you access to some super-secret prototype version of Twitter. The reality...
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After Christchurch, Reddit bans communities infamous for sharing graphic videos of death

After Christchurch, Reddit bans communities infamous for sharing graphic videos of death

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

In the aftermath of the tragic mosque massacre that claimed 49 lives in Christchurch, New Zealand , tech companies scrambled to purge their platforms of promotional materials...
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Facebook, social media criticized as slow to stop New Zealand video

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   6 articles

Global leaders criticized social media giants Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their handling of extremist content on their platforms on Friday, after video footage of mass...
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Google I/O 2019 to include first-ever ‘Gaming' programming

Google I/O 2019 to include first-ever ‘Gaming' programming

Google has released a preview of what to expect from its I/O developer conference in May. Notably, this year's I/O will play host to Google's first-ever suite of gaming-related... Read more ...

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Samsung smart devices might get a new feature you won't find on any iPhone

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Samsung's SmartThings platform is already the hub that connects myriad consumer electronics products from the tech giant. The Internet of Things-based platform includes a... Read more ...