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People are finding escapism in fall, the one small joy we have left

09.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Fall has officially arrived, and its timing couldn't be better. While the season's presence obviously isn't a fix for the numerous, severe challenges the United States currently faces, it's a solid distraction from the chaos and a small joy that we a... ...

Twitter encourages mask-wearing with hidden emoji Easter egg

09.22.2020 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

Donald Trump's messaging about wearing masks in public to protect against coronavirus has been wildly inconsistent throughout the pandemic. Twitter, however, is trying to make things as clear as possible. The platform's official account already earne... ...

Twitter tightens account security for political candidates ahead of US election

Twitter is taking steps to tighten account security for a range of users ahead of the US presidential election, including by requiring the use of strong passwords. “We’re taking the additional step of proactively implementing account security measures for a designated group of high-profile, election-related Twitter accounts in the US. Starting today, these accounts will ...

Twitter flagged another Trump tweet, to ‘protect’ you. But that’s not who it’s really protecting.

09.12.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter's wrath, mild though it may be, at least moved quickly on Saturday to call out the lying in yet another Donald Trump tweet. Just 94 minutes after the U.S. president encouraged voters in North Carolina to take actions on election day that coul... ...

Twitter’s rules address worries over ‘peaceful transfer of power’ in U.S. election

Twitter announced expanded efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the U.S. election — with at least a few hair-raising lines that throw November’s stakes into sharp relief. The company is making a game plan for what happens if the results of the 2020 election are unclear or contested, with a handful of newly articulated policies ...