Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Gotten
Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalization online.
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Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’
Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.
WeWork Celebrates Losing $1.6 Billion by Going Public
Losing money is what hot tech startups do best.
8chan Has Been Taken Offline Again
8chan was once again taken offline Monday, hours after it managed to get itself back online.
YouTube Has Been Harvesting Kids' Data for Years and the FTC Seems Fine with That
YouTube wants to put the responsibility on content creators to turn off ads for kids under 13.
Senators Want to Put a Price Tag on Your Data to Protect You Against Big Tech
The proposed bill would give users a peek under the hood. And tech critics say that could be a crucial step toward holding Silicon Valley giants accountable.
Teens Hacked Their Teacher's Computer to Change Grades for Money
"It wasn't necessarily the most legal thing, but something to do that was sort of fun."
Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers
Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
A Facebook Co-Founder Just Called Mark Zuckerberg’s Power “un-American”
“The most problematic aspect of Facebook’s power is Mark’s unilateral control over speech.”
Who’s Going to Tell the Royal Baby That Our Planet Is Unequivocally Dying?
Good luck, kid.
Bernie Sanders Calls for a National Right-to-Repair Law for Farmers
Sanders becomes the third presidential candidate to say that farmers should have the ability to fix their own tractors.
Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data
The lawsuits come after a Motherboard investigation showed AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile sold phone location data that ended up with bounty hunters, and The New York Times covered an instance of Verizon selling data.