Daily Crunch: Twitter will bring back verification

November 25, 2020 0

Twitter prepares to hand out more blue checkmarks, YouTube suspends OANN and Discord is raising a big funding round. This is your Daily Crunch for

Daily Crunch: Snapchat adds Spotlight

November 24, 2020 0

Snapchat introduces a TikTok-style feed, Amazon Echo Buds add fitness tracking and Vettery acquires Hired. This is your Daily Crunch for November 23, 2020. The

Google, Facebook and Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan over censorship law

November 21, 2020 0

Global internet companies Facebook, Google and Twitter and others have banded together and threatened to leave Pakistan after the South Asian nation granted blanket powers

Facebook sues operator of Instagram clone sites

November 19, 2020 0

Facebook has today filed another lawsuit against a company acting in violations of its terms of service. In this case, the company has sued Ensar

Twitter’s new Stories feature ‘Fleets’ is struggling under the load

November 17, 2020 0

Twitter’s new Stories feature, “Fleets,” appears to be struggling under the load. Launched this morning to Twitter’s global user base, Fleets appear at the top

Netflix’s latest experiment is a TikTok-like feed of funny videos

November 12, 2020 0

Netflix already borrowed the concept of short-form video “Stories” from social apps like Snapchat and Instagram for its Previews feature back in 2018. Now, the

Twitter labeled 300,000 US election tweets — around 0.2%

November 12, 2020 0

Just over a week after the U.S. elections, Twitter has offered a breakdown of some of its efforts to label misleading tweets. The site says

Facebook extends its temporary ban on political ads for another month

November 11, 2020 0

The election is settled, but the nation is far from it. Before Election Day in the U.S., Facebook hit pause on all political and social

Twitter brings its Stories feature, Fleets, to Japan

November 11, 2020 0

Twitter’s own version of Stories, which it calls “Fleets,” have arrived in Japan. The new feature allows users to post ephemeral content that automatically disappears

Twitter may slow down users’ ability to ‘like’ tweets containing misinformation

November 9, 2020 0

Twitter is working to expand the use of its “misinformation” labels on misleading tweets. The company has developed a new feature, not yet live, that

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