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Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: “Are they even on the same team as us?”

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, America’s roughly 640 billionaires have seen their fortunes soar by $845 billion in combined assets or 29% collectively, widening the already yawning gap between the very richest and the rest of the U.S. Many of those billions were made by tech founders, including Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and ...

Twitter plans to bring prompts to ‘read before you retweet’ to all users

Twitter’s experiment to get people to actually read the content they’re sharing is going so well the company plans to expand it to the platform at large “very soon.” In June, Twitter introduced a test feature on Android to promote “informed discussion” on the platform — something social media’s staccato conversational bursts are rarely conducive ...

Facebook launches a climate change information center and commits to eliminating ‘scope 3’ emissions by 2030

Even as Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform, admits that climate change “is real” and that “the science is unambiguous and the need to act grows more urgent by the day” the platform appears unwilling to take steps to really stand up to the climate change denialism that circulates on its platform.  The company ...

Build the online brand you actually want with this $45 class bundle

09.11.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: Create a solid online presence with the All-In-One Digital Branding Certification Bundle for only $45. As many influencers would probably tell you, building the perfect digital brand doesn't happen overnight. You need a plan, and being able t... ...

Facebook returns to its roots with Campus, a college student-only social network

Facebook is getting back to its roots as a college-focused social network. The company announced today the launch of a new social networking platform, Facebook Campus, which offers college students a private place to connect with classmates, join groups, discover upcoming campus events, get updates from their school’s administration and chat with other students from ...

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ clip offers an unsettling look into how closely we’re tracked online

09.09.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Stories about social media privacy breaches and user data being pinched during massive hacks are pretty much ten a penny these days. But if those haven't been enough to put you off ever doing anything on the internet again, Netflix's new document... ...