Snapchat developer’s profit warning sends social media stocks tumbling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Snapchat developer’s profit warning sends social media stocks tumbling Snap Inc’s shares fall nearly 40% in early trading as fears grow over global downturn A profit warning from Snapchat’s Läs mer…

Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions Läs mer…

‘Phones are like a scab we know we shouldn’t pick’: the truth about social media and anxiety

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Phones are like a scab we know we shouldn’t pick’: the truth about social media and anxiety Although connecting with friends online has positive benefits for mental health, overdoing Läs mer…

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have an unhealthy Twitter habit | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; What do Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have in common? An unhealthy Twitter habit John Naughton They are two of the world’s richest people, and both are obsessed with Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: Penn Badgley goes back to school for tales of teenage cringe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: Penn Badgley goes back to school for tales of teenage cringe In this week’s newsletter: The Gossip Girl and You heartthrob explores adolescent angst Läs mer…

Elon Musk: Twitter deal cannot progress without proof on bot numbers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk: Twitter deal cannot progress without proof on bot numbers Tesla CEO and world’s richest person expressed concerns about presence of fake accounts on platform Elon Musk has Läs mer…

Data the dog: Twitter turns its privacy policy into an old-school video game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Data the dog: Twitter turns its privacy policy into an old-school video game In Twitter Data Dash, players take control of a blue puppy who eats bones that inform Läs mer…

Twitter takeover temporarily on hold, says Elon Musk

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter takeover temporarily on hold, says Elon Musk Tesla owner says $44bn deal has been paused until he gets more information about fake accounts Elon Musk has said his Läs mer…

Taking his advice was like ‘chewing broken glass’: the short life of dating guru Kevin Samuels

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Taking his advice was like ‘chewing broken glass’: the short life of dating guru Kevin Samuels The self-styled expert was quick to criticize Black women in the relationship sphere Läs mer…

Planned EU rules to protect children online are attack on privacy, warn critics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Planned EU rules to protect children online are attack on privacy, warn critics Encrypted messaging apps could be threatened by requirement for platforms to search for and combat child Läs mer…

Reversing Trump Twitter ban will provoke user backlash, Elon Musk warned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Reversing Trump Twitter ban will provoke user backlash, Elon Musk warned Rights groups fear Twitter buyer could open door to conspiracy theorists and contravene UK online safety bill Elon Läs mer…

Elon Musk pledges to overturn Twitter’s ban on Donald Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk pledges to overturn Twitter’s ban on Donald Trump Tesla boss says decision in January last year was ‘morally bad and foolish in the extreme’ Elon Musk has Läs mer…

No matter how hard developers try to avoid it, games are – and should be – political

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; No matter how hard developers try to avoid it, games are – and should be – political In this week’s newsletter: When the New York Times removed the word Läs mer…

Ex-Facebook moderator in Kenya sues over working conditions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ex-Facebook moderator in Kenya sues over working conditions Petition alleges local workers subjected to irregular pay and inadequate mental health support A former Facebook moderator has filed a lawsuit Läs mer…

Elon Musk may try to reprice $44bn Twitter bid, says US short-seller

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk may try to reprice $44bn Twitter bid, says US short-seller ‘Significant chance’ of lowered offer owing to slump in tech stocks and social media firm’s weak performance Läs mer…

I’ve decided to become an #influencer. How hard can it be? | Sofie Hagen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I’ve decided to become an #influencer. How hard can it be? Sofie Hagen I know it’s the height of toxic capitalism, but you get free stuff and money – Läs mer…

Elon Musk’s takeover financing deal could clip Twitter’s wings

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk’s takeover financing deal could clip Twitter’s wings The Tesla tycoon’s complex bid for the social media platform will load the tech firm with debt If you want Läs mer…

UK watchdog will have power to impose huge fines on big tech firms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK watchdog will have power to impose huge fines on big tech firms According to the government, Digital Markets Unit will protect small businesses and consumers A new tech Läs mer…

Elon Musk secures $7bn in outside funding for Twitter takeover

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk secures $7bn in outside funding for Twitter takeover Investors include Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, and Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal Elon Musk has secured $7.14bn (£5.7bn) Läs mer…

Best podcasts of the week: How a Mormon settlement descended into a haven for cults, cartels and killings

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best podcasts of the week: How a Mormon settlement descended into a haven for cults, cartels and killings In this week’s newsletter: Colonia LeBaron was meant to be a Läs mer…

Elon Musk considers ‘slight’ Twitter fee for commercial users

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk considers ‘slight’ Twitter fee for commercial users Government users may also be charged, says billionaire, who has agreed to buy platform for $44bn Elon Musk has said Läs mer…

Andrew Rea: the YouTube chef cooking up a storm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Andrew Rea: the YouTube chef cooking up a storm Stuart McGurk Andrew Rea’s ‘try, fail and try again’ YouTube cookery show – in which he often cooks food Läs mer…

Facebook moderators call on firm to do more about posts praising Bucha atrocities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook moderators call on firm to do more about posts praising Bucha atrocities Company insists any content glorifying violence against Ukrainians not allowed, but moderators say lack of guidance Läs mer…

Elon Musk sells $8.5bn-worth of Tesla shares after Twitter deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk sells $8.5bn-worth of Tesla shares after Twitter deal Carmaker’s shares fell this week over concerns CEO would offload stock to help fund takeover of platform Elon Musk Läs mer…

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel dismisses Facebook’s metaverse as ‘hypothetical’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel dismisses Facebook’s metaverse as ‘hypothetical’ Founder says his company is committed to augmenting the real world rather than replacing it The Snapchat founder, Evan Spiegel, has Läs mer…

Elon Musk says Twitter must be ‘neutral’ as wave of leftwing users quit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk says Twitter must be ‘neutral’ as wave of leftwing users quit World’s richest man aims to reassure followers saying he will not seek to politicise social media Läs mer…

The joy of Sega: why Sonic is such a tonic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The joy of Sega: why Sonic is such a tonic What is driving the box-office success of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, reboots of classic games such as Crazy Taxi Läs mer…

Elon Musk engages with tweets criticising Twitter staff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk engages with tweets criticising Twitter staff Acquisition agreement allows Musk to tweet about deal but not to disparage firm or its representatives Elon Musk has engaged with Läs mer…