For Teens, Saving Each Other From Social Media Is a Team Effort

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Lena Kalandjian was 13 years old, she remembers struggling to recreate makeup looks she’d see in beauty tutorials on YouTube and Instagram. No matter how much money she Läs mer…

Why Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Calling ESG a ‘Scam’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk-led electric car manufacturer Tesla lost its place this month on the S&P 500 index dedicated to companies excelling at environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Though there Läs mer…

Social Media Hammered by Mounting Questions Over Advertising

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, Läs mer…

Niantic’s New Technology Could Enable The Next Generation of Developers To Build Their Own Pokémon Go

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Tuesday, Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, announced the roll-out of a hyper-detailed mapping system they hope will pave the way for the expanded use of augmented reality Läs mer…

Florida Law Regulating Social Media Content Moderation Violates 1st Amendment, Appeals Court Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Florida law intended to punish social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court Läs mer…

Millennials and Gen Z Invested When It Was Fun. Now They’re Riding Out a Crash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “Being open to crypto astrology might literally change your life,” says Maren Altman. She’s a 23-year-old astrology influencer with over 1.2 million TikTok followers, and she believes the study Läs mer…

The Real Reasons Behind the Crypto Crash, and What We Can Learn from Terra’s Fall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crypto markets are in freefall this month—and their struggles have been gravely exacerbated by the demise of a $60 billion project that critics are calling a Ponzi scheme. The Läs mer…

Social Media Companies Vowed To Stop Videos of Terror Attacks. Buffalo Showed They Have More Work To Do

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Three years after social media platforms committed to put an end to viral videos of terrorist attacks on their platforms, the attack in Buffalo, New York, has revealed that Läs mer…

Elon Musk Says Twitter Must Prove Bot Claims for $44B Deal to Proceed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk declared he won’t proceed with his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. unless the social media giant can prove bots make up fewer than 5% of its Läs mer…

Elon Musk Declares $44 Billion Twitter Takeover ‘On Hold’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk tweeted that his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. is “temporarily on hold” as he awaits data on its proportion of fake accounts, sending the social media Läs mer…

Proton’s CEO Wanted to Fight Dictatorships. Now He’s Fighting Big Tech Too

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Andy Yen stands at a panoramic window in his headquarters in Switzerland, surveying what on a clearer day would be a beautiful view. Ahead on the horizon, the Alps Läs mer…

Twitter to Freeze Hiring, Rescind Offers Ahead of Musk Deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal announced a hiring freeze and other cost-cutting efforts on Thursday, a reflection of the company’s state of uncertainty while it awaits Elon Läs mer…

Google Is Making It Easier to Remove Personal Info From Search

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google recently started allowing users to remove their personal information from search results, including their phone number, email, and home address. On Wednesday, the company announced at its annual Läs mer…

Europe Is Saving Democracy From Big Tech, Says the Author of Surveillance Capitalism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism was published in 2019, public unease with the power of Big Tech found its Rosetta Stone, an opus that simultaneously described, Läs mer…

Here’s Why Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Keep Crashing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bitcoin took a brutal fall on Monday, briefly dipping below $30,000 for the first time since July 2021. The world’s largest cryptocurrency is now worth less than half of Läs mer…

How a Digital Abortion Footprint Could Lead to Criminal Charges—And What Congress Can Do About It

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Getting away with breaking the law in the digital age is tricky. Almost everything one does—whether it’s making a Google search for “how to clean up a crime scene,” Läs mer…

Musk Says He Would Reverse Twitter’s Ban of Donald Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; LONDON — Elon Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s permanent ban of former President Donald Trump if the Tesla CEO follows through with his plan to buy the social Läs mer…

Facebook Faces New Lawsuit Alleging Human Trafficking and Union-Busting in Kenya

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s parent company, Meta Platforms, and its largest outsourcing partner in Africa are facing new allegations of forced labor, human trafficking, and union busting in Kenya. Daniel Motaung, a Läs mer…

Biden Starts Program to Provide Discounted Internet Service

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; WILMINGTON, Del. — The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively Läs mer…

Biden Starts Program to Provide Discounted Internet Service

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; WILMINGTON, Del. — The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively Läs mer…

Some TurboTax Customers Will Get Paid After $141 Million Settlement Over Tax Filing Fees

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; NEW YORK — The company behind the TurboTax tax-filing program will pay $141 million to customers across the United States who were deceived by misleading promises of free tax-filing Läs mer…

Elon Musk Secures $7.1 Billion in New Financing for Twitter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk has secured about $7.1 billion of new financing commitments for his proposed $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc., the company said in a filing Thursday. The commitments Läs mer…

Bitcoin Is Coming to Your 401(k). But Your Employer Probably Won’t Let You Invest in It

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscribe for a weekly guide to the future of the Internet. You can find past issues Läs mer…

Inflation, Passwords and TikTok: The Real Threats to the Future of Netflix and Streaming

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The pandemic sparked a boom for video streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, and Peacock. In 2020 and 2021, Netflix added 54.6 million subscribers, many of them in the frightening, Läs mer…

4 Ways to Fix Social Media That Don’t Cost $44 Billion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk’s bid to acquire Twitter in a deal worth $44 billion has sparked debate and concern about what the platform will look like once he takes over. The Läs mer…

Twitter Has Helped Build Social Movements Across the World. Now Organizers Fear For Its Future

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pro-Palestine activists have a long history of experiencing smear attacks targeting their places of employment or study. When Hadi Nasrallah tweeted a video of protestors confronting Israeli Ambassador Tzipi Läs mer…

Tesla’s Ambitions in India Will Test Elon Musk’s Commitment to ‘Free Speech’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter could give the Indian government extra leverage to crack down on critics—despite Musk’s stated aims to preserve free speech on the platform—due to Tesla’s Läs mer…

Apple Expects Supply Shortages to Slash Sales by Up to $8 Billion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Inc. shares slid after the iPhone maker predicted that supply constraints would cost $4 billion to $8 billion in revenue during the current quarter, casting a pall on Läs mer…

Elon Musk and the Tech Bro Obsession With ‘Free Speech’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; They say that something is worth what someone will pay for it. If that’s true, then protecting “free speech,” which Elon Musk has cited as a central reason he Läs mer…

Elon Musk Offloads $4 Billion of Tesla Shares, Pledges No More Sales

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk sold about $4 billion worth of Tesla Inc. stock days after reaching a $44 billion deal to buy Twitter Inc. The Tesla chief executive officer offloaded 4.4 Läs mer…

The Numbers That May Have Convinced Elon Musk That Twitter Was Worth $44 Billion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk is anything but conventional. Typically, when companies (or multi-billionaires) spend boatloads of money on acquisitions, they take their time reviewing internal documents and financial statements that aren’t Läs mer…

Elon Musk Wants to Rid Twitter of ‘Spam Bots.’ Nearly Half His Followers Are Fake

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One of Elon Musk’s top priorities for Twitter following his $44 billion deal to buy the social media company is cracking down on so-called “spam bots.” One problem with Läs mer…

Twitter Sales Miss Estimates as Elon Musk Poised to Take Control

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc., in one of its last earnings reports before Elon Musk takes the company private, reported revenue that missed analysts’ estimates, reflecting a slowdown in advertising. Revenue rose Läs mer…

What Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Means for Trump’s TRUTH Social

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Conservatives on Twitter are celebrating a potential turning of the tide in the wake of Elon Musk’s deal to buy the social media platform–and many of them this week Läs mer…

The World’s Steel Comes at a Steep Climate Cost. A Swedish Company is Trying to Change That.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At a steel plant in Lulea, Sweden, workers make the world’s most essential construction material the old fashioned way: piling iron ore and coke, a kind of coal-derived fuel, Läs mer…