Pinterest Bans Anti-Abortion Group Live Action for Posting Misinformation
Live Action posted "misinformation related to conspiracies and health," Pinterest said. It continues to thrive on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
US Customs Agency Says Traveler Photos Were Stolen By Hackers
Hackers stole traveler photos and license plate image, Customs and Border Patrol said.
Right to Repair
Apple Is Still Trying to Sue the Owner of an Independent iPhone Repair Shop
Apple lost its counterfeit case against a Norwegian repair shop owner last year, but the $1 trillion company won't let it go.
YouTube Miserably Fails to Explain Why It Didn’t Ban Steven Crowder
The platform has rolled out a series of confusing tweets and background statements about Steven Crowder's antagonism of Vox's Carlos Maza.
Apple Announces the Upgradable Mac Pro Everyone Has Desperately Wanted for Years
Apple throws the "trash can" Mac Pro in the trash and returns to its ugly, glorious cheese grater tower design.
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?"
Mark Zuckerberg Says the Supreme Court of Facebook Is Coming Soon
The oversight board will make binding, final decisions about what's allowed on Facebook: "Even if I disagree with its decisions, we won’t be able to overturn them," Zuckerberg said.
Republican Senator Says Facebook and Instagram Need to ‘Disappear’
Josh Hawley, who works on antitrust, says social media companies don't need to be broken up, they need to be eradicated altogether.
Thousands of Facebook Groups Go Secret in Fear of the Great 'Zuccing'
Mass panic is the reason all of your Facebook groups just went secret.
Right to Repair
Apple Is Telling Lawmakers People Will Hurt Themselves if They Try to Fix iPhones
An Apple lobbyist brought an iPhone to meetings with California lawmakers and said consumers could hurt themselves by puncturing a lithium-ion battery.
Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS? Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too.
A Twitter employee who works on machine learning believes that a proactive, algorithmic solution to white supremacy would also catch Republican politicians.
Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Attended Closed-Door Meeting With President Trump
The meeting lasted 30 minutes, and touched on "the health of the public conversation on Twitter," according to an internal Twitter email obtained by Motherboard.