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YouTube bans videos promoting conspiracy theories like QAnon 2020-10-15 11:58:58YouTube today joined social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter in taking more direct action to prohibit the distribution of conspiracy theories

Pew: Most prolific Twitter users tend to be 2020-10-15 11:29:28A new study from Pew Research Center, released today, digs into the different ways that U.S. Democrats and Republicans use Twitter. Based on data coll

Snapchat launches its TikTok rival, Sounds on Snapchat 2020-10-15 10:01:35Snapchat this summer announced it would soon release a new music-powered feature that would allow users to set their Snaps to music. Today, the compan

France and the Netherlands signal support for EU 2020-10-15 09:30:38The French and Dutch governments have signalled support for EU rules that can proactively intervene against so-called gatekeepers, aka “structur

Twitter hack probe leads to call for cybersecurity 2020-10-14 10:32:18An investigation into this summer’s Twitter hack by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) has ended with a stinging rebuk

WordPress can now turn blog posts into tweetstorms 2020-10-13 11:35:28Earlier this year, WordPress .com introduced an easier way to post your Twitter threads, also known as tweetstorms, to your blog with the introduction

Messenger’s latest update brings new features, cross-app communication 2020-10-13 09:54:42Facebook Messenger is getting a visual update and a number of new features, including support for chat themes, custom reactions and, soon, selfie stic

If data is labor, can collective bargaining limit 2020-10-12 14:30:10What if consumer platforms had to do business with large coalitions representing ordinary peoples to get the right to exploit their data?

Facebook, in a reversal, will now ban Holocaust 2020-10-12 10:37:23Facebook this morning announced a significant change in how it approaches Holocaust denial content on its social network. For years, the company has b

Facebook EU-US data transfer complaint: Schrems gets a 2020-10-12 10:31:45Another twist in a multi-year complaint saga related to the legality of Facebook’s data transfers: European privacy campaigner Max Schrems has t

Facebook and Instagram will pin vote-by-mail explainers to 2020-10-09 14:51:23Starting this weekend, everyone of voting age in the U.S. will begin seeing informational videos at the top of Instagram and Facebook, offering tips a

Changing how retweets work, Twitter seeks to slow 2020-10-09 13:40:19Twitter announced Friday a major set of changes to the way its platform would work as the social network braces for the most contentious, uncertain an


iPhone 12 and 12 Pro review: Smoke and New! 2020-10-20 09:00:00 iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro $699 (starting) / $999 (starting) View Product The Good New • premium design • Powerful A14 Bionic

Why we can still end poverty, even after New! 2020-10-20 06:30:00NOTE FOR 2020 READERS: This is the 13th in an award-winning series of open letters to the next century, now just one generation away. Babies born

Apple’s iPhone 12 apparently doesn’t support 5G in New! 2020-10-20 06:13:59Apple’s iPhone 12 is the company’s first phone to support 5G, but if you were hoping to use dual SIM and 5G together, it won’t work

I've become a Boyfriend Girl and I don't New! 2020-10-20 06:00:00In Party for One, Mashable explores single life in 2020, from Carly Rae Jepsen’s iconic single anthems, to the beauty of alone time, and the fas

A definitive ranking of every 'Bob's Burgers' Halloween New! 2020-10-20 06:00:00As with all things pertaining to Halloween 2020, Bob's Burgers has good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Belcher fans will have to wait until

John Oliver gets sewage plant named after him, New! 2020-10-20 05:34:51Not all feuds have to end badly. For weeks now, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has been engaged in a cheerful back-and-forth with the city of Danb

9 extremely easy, last-minute Halloween costumes perfect for New! 2020-10-20 05:30:00If you're anything like me, then Halloween creeps up on you every year and you've got nothing planned.  Don't fret: This year I'm here to hel

Save 80% on a pack of entertainment services New! 2020-10-20 05:00:00TL;DR: Get 12 apps in one with the Complete Entertainment Bundle featuring Playstation Plus for $199.99, an 80% savings as of Oct. 20. Feel like you'

Save 40% on a stress-relieving portable foot massager New! 2020-10-20 05:00:00TL;DR: Soothe your sore feet with the Acu-Ball Vibrating Portable Foot Massager for $29.99, a 40% savings as of Oct. 20. Who doesn't love a good foot

Keep your personal information private with an unlimited New! 2020-10-20 05:00:00SAVE 58%: A two-year subscription to TunnelBear is on sale for $4.17 per month as of Oct. 20, saving you 58% on list price. There are quite a few lead

Bust dust in hard-to-reach places with this handheld New! 2020-10-20 05:00:00TL;DR: Suck up small messes with the Tidy Sweep Handheld Vacuum, on sale for $49.99 as of Oct. 20. No matter how careful you are when you snack and dr

Stay entertained while you WFH with a kinetic New! 2020-10-20 05:00:00TL;DR: Switch up your work space with a FlipNetik kinetic desk toy for $22.99, a 23% savings as of Oct. 20.  Toys aren't just for kids. Playing

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Adobe brings Illustrator to iPad and Fresco to New! 2020-10-20 09:00:56Adobe announced a bunch of updates to its suite of creative apps at its MAX virtual event today. As a part of that, the company is bringing its drawin

Here’s why cargo bikes make more sense than New! 2020-10-20 07:57:46As traffic volumes increase in our city centers, partly fueled by deliveries from a COVID boosted e-commerce sector, organizations are looking for a s

DxOMark debuts a new way to rate phone New! 2020-10-20 07:44:01Last year, French company DxOMark launched a new score for audio on phones. This year, the site is launching a score for phone displays based on vario

The ultimate guide to getting hired as a New! 2020-10-20 07:34:21The tech industry is growing like never before. Every now and then, we see new software products released in the market. So, no matter whether you&rsq

Forget ‘users’ and focus on the 7 steps New! 2020-10-20 07:01:12With the birth of the world wide web came digital design and the introduction of the phrase “user experience.” It would mean many things t

Facebook’s new AI model translates 100 languages — New! 2020-10-20 06:41:04Facebook has open-sourced an AI model that can translate between any pair of 100 languages without first translating them to English as an interm

Buying a used Tesla just became a lot New! 2020-10-20 06:33:04One of the best things about owning an EV is that they require significantly less maintenance than comparable combustion-powered vehicles. Sure, if th

More than 50% of humans in the world New! 2020-10-20 05:09:40More than 4 billion people around the world now use social media each month, and an average of nearly 2 million new users are joining them every day.

Orionid will bring 20 shooting stars per hour New! 2020-10-20 04:57:19The Orionid meteor shower takes place every October, and the peak of the display comes on October 20 and 21 this year. On Tuesday and Wednesday this w

Honda kills off diesel motors in Britain and New! 2020-10-20 03:53:45Without a song or dance, Japanese carmaker Honda has just removed its diesel powered crossover the HR-V from sale in the UK. That now means the compan

Countries won’t sign this Moon exploration agreement because 2020-10-19 08:55:20Eight countries have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of guidelines surrounding the Artemis Program for crewed exploration of the Moon. The United Ki

Byte Me #20: Correctile dysfunction, Rihanna, and LinkedIncels 2020-10-19 08:16:38Subscribe to our monthly Byte Me newsletter NOW! Welcome back to Byte Me, our feminist newsletter that makes everyone mad <3 Sorry w


Being Blind Was Never Going to Keep Josh New! 2020-10-19 18:00:00Josh Loebner has spent more than two decades in advertising and marketing as an account strategist. But he wishes he could've gotten started sooner.

Axe Has Matured Into a Brand That Wants New! 2020-10-19 18:00:00In 2006, a one-minute spot hit American TV sets (YouTube was barely a thing yet) and promptly made history--at least in the world of deodorant. Titled

Publishers and Media Buyers Seek Greater Transparency in New! 2020-10-19 18:00:00Advertisers are always conscious of brand safety. But a pandemic and civil rights movement have brought a new sense of urgency to the issues of ad pla

The Pandemic Has Proven That Luxury Isn’t About New! 2020-10-19 18:00:00Shoppers who once scrolled Instagram for the next "it" handbag are now spending time scouring Amazon for hand sanitizer. In a year when the focus sh

Budweiser, Nelly Celebrate St. Louis And ‘Country Grammar’ New! 2020-10-19 17:27:25Nelly's hit record, "Country Grammar," turned 20 years old this summer--meaning that it's been a full two decades since the release of classic tun

Tracee Ellis Ross Talks to Her Snack Cabinet New! 2020-10-19 17:21:49Lay's wants to show its consumers that every bag--from classic yellow potato chips to the up-and-coming Poppables--brings its own unique joy. In the

How an Agency Cut Through ‘Purpose Clutter’ With New! 2020-10-19 16:06:41In this David-versus-Goliath battle, mom-and-pop bookstores wrapped themselves in Amazon's familiar brown cardboard as a protest against the retail g

TikTok Gets a Reprieve in Pakistan New! 2020-10-19 15:05:00TikTok has been reinstated in Pakistan, for now. Earlier this month, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority ordered Internet-service providers to bl

Facebook Watch Gets New Discoverability Options 2020-10-19 14:35:00Facebook Monday introduced new ways for people to find content on its Facebook Watch long-form video destination. Users in the U.S. can now follow top

Truist Financial’s New Top Marketer Is Former H&R 2020-10-19 14:32:35Truist Financial announced today it has hired Vinoo Vijay as chief marketing officer and executive vice president, just a month after the company's f

Messenger From Facebook’s API Now Supports Instagram Messaging 2020-10-19 09:00:00Messaging across Facebook's family of applications continues to become more intertwined, as the social network said Monday that the Messenger API (ap

Live Commerce: Now Is the Time to Hop 2020-10-19 09:00:00Imagine attracting 20 million viewers on a livestream and selling 70,000 units of product within four hours. That's what China-based live commerce in