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  3. ^ Policy (www.theverge.com)
  4. ^ Casey Newton (www.theverge.com)
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  14. ^ a new email service called Hey (www.theverge.com)
  15. ^ rejected it (www.protocol.com)
  16. ^ Apple’s anticompetitive behavior (theverge.com)
  17. ^ Here’s Nilay Patel writing Monday in The Verge (www.theverge.com)
  18. ^ had the surprising news at The Verge (www.theverge.com)
  19. ^ announced two major changes (go.redirectingat.com)
  20. ^ press release (go.redirectingat.com)
  21. ^ Oversight Board, an independent group (www.theverge.com)
  22. ^ Twitter is giving US employees Election Day off from now on (apnews.com)
  23. ^ Facebook is adding spending trackers to every US Senate and House race through the Facebook Ad Library (www.cnbc.com)
  24. ^ Amazon launched a $2 billion fund to advance technologies that will cut down greenhouse gases (www.theverge.com)
  25. ^ But Amazon also said its carbon footprint rose 15 percent last year (apnews.com)
  26. ^ Twitter restricted a tweet from President Trump where he promised to use “serious force” if Washington, DC ever tried to create an autonomous zone like Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest area (www.theverge.com)
  27. ^ can’t be liked or replied to (twitter.com)
  28. ^ using Nazi imagery last week (www.theverge.com)
  29. ^ Facebook post (www.facebook.com)
  30. ^ Facebook suffered a setback in a key challenge to its advertising model, as Germany’s highest civil court said that it has “no doubt” the social network misuses its dominant market position (www.bloomberg.com)
  31. ^ Weeks after content moderators reached a $52 million settlement with Facebook over trauma they suffered working for the company, many are being told that they must view some of the most disturbing content on the internet for an extra 48 minutes per day (theintercept.com)
  32. ^ Nine months after Facebook vowed to investigate abusive posts by anti-vaxxers, none of the users involved have been penalized (www.cnn.com)
  33. ^ The police chief who helped create the “Facebook Unit” in Menlo Park abruptly stepped down on Friday, citing a loss of community trust (onezero.medium.com)
  34. ^ More than 70 employees at Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy are calling for significant internal change at the organization to combat systemic racism (www.vox.com)
  35. ^ Facebook is suing a developer who is allegedly behind a data scraping campaign that took personal information, including login credentials, from thousands of people (www.cnet.com)
  36. ^ Twitter and Apple spoke out against Trump’s suspension of a variety of guest worker visas. (www.theverge.com)
  37. ^ Google also released a statement condemning the new restrictions, saying (www.theverge.com)
  38. ^ A group of black YouTube creators filed a lawsuit regarding alleged racial discrimination in the YouTube algorithm (www.washingtonpost.com)
  39. ^ The FBI used Instagram, an Etsy review, and LinkedIn to identify a protestor accused of setting two police cars on fire during recent protests in Philadelphia (www.theverge.com)
  40. ^ As local governments ease shelter-in-place restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, they’re relying on contact tracing apps to help stop the spread of the disease (www.wsj.com)
  41. ^ China is cracking down on live-streaming services for “vulgar content” amid their explosion in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic (www.theinformation.com)
  42. ^ EU officials admitted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been difficult to implement and enforce (www.ft.com)
  43. ^ More than 70 people in the gaming industry, most of them women, have come forward with allegations of gender-based discrimination, harassment and sexual assault since Friday (www.nytimes.com)
  44. ^ in 2014 (www.nytimes.com)
  45. ^ Over the weekend, a former Mixer employee shared a blog describing his experiences with racism while working at Microsoft’s streaming platform (kotaku.com)
  46. ^ As a streaming platform, Mixer was ultimately a failure (www.theverge.com)
  47. ^ Microsoft’s surprise closure of Mixer comes with a plan to port its creators over to Facebook Gaming (www.theverge.com)
  48. ^ Pinterest sent an email to staff saying it will add a person of color to its board and will start evaluating managers based on diversity hiring (www.bloomberg.com)
  49. ^ Facebook promoted tips to help users spot fake news (www.consumerreports.org)
  50. ^ Oculus is ending sales of its low-end Oculus Go virtual reality headset to focus on Oculus Quest (www.theverge.com)
  51. ^ Accessibility advocates criticized Twitter for the lack of captions in the company’s brand-new audio tweet feature (www.theverge.com)
  52. ^ Social media influencers are actively participating in the online conversation about racial justice following the police killing of George Floyd and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement (www.insider.com)
  53. ^ Play a new game on Houseparty (www.houseparty.com)
  54. ^ Look at this botched art restoration (www.theguardian.com)
  55. ^ Subscribe to Bnet (bnet.substack.com)
  56. ^ Watch a possum play tic-tac-toe (www.tiktok.com)
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  64. ^ zoe@theverge.com (www.theverge.com)
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  66. ^ Privacy Notice (www.voxmedia.com)
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