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Minds.com was invited to a social media summit (featuring several far-right figures), but not Facebook and Twitter.
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Pakistani Politician Mistakes Video Game Plane for Reality, Praises Pilot for 'Narrow Escape'
Khurram Nawaz Gandapur tweeted out a video of a plane avoiding collision, only to be told that it was computer graphics from the GTA V video game.
I Was Banned From Twitter for Threatening to Kill Mr. Peanut
To be fair, this wasn't my first time menacing the Planters mascot. Or the second. Or the third.
Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends
The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
The Latest iOS Update Will Fake Eye Contact in FaceTime
Apple can now correct your gaze to make it seem like you're making direct eye contact over FaceTime, and it's pretty creepy.
Cities With More Hateful Tweets Have More Hate Crimes, Study Finds
High levels of race-based discrimination online correlates with offline violence in cities across America, new study finds.
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Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter
"Is it the right approach to deplatform these individuals? Is the right approach to try and engage with these individuals? How should we be thinking about this? What actually works?"
YouTube Has Demonetized One of GamerGate's Biggest Voices
Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin formally entered European politics recently, and it's already dealing out consequences.
'I Think You Should Leave' Is Like Weird Twitter as a TV Show
Tim Robinson's new Netflix sketch comedy has clear, hilarious ties to the humour of online.