In a video posted to Instagram, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced that he had resigned from the company's board and requested that his position be filled by "a black candidate.
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According to a recent study, children aged between four and 15 spend 85 minutes per day watching YouTube compared with 80 minutes per day spent watching the Chinese-owned video app TikTok.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter recently to state that it is "time to break up Amazon" escalating an ongoing rivalry between Musk and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
According to a recent report, search engine DuckDuckGo's CEO says that federal and state authorities are asking detailed questions targeting Google's overwhelming dominance of the search market.
YouTube star Jake Paul, who boasts 20 million subscribers on the platform, has reportedly been charged by police in Scottsdale, Arizona, with allegedly participating in looting and riots over the weekend.
Former Facebook employees have now stepped forward to add to the chorus of criticism aimed at CEO Mark Zuckerberg for failing to censor President Donald Trump's posts on the platform.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly plans to donate $3 million to ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's social activism group, Know Your Rights Camp.
Google is facing a $5 billion class-action lawsuit over allegations that the internet giant invaded the privacy of millions of users by tracking their internet usage through Chrome browsers that were set to private or "incognito" mode.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been criticized by civil rights leaders and faced internal turmoil with employees over his decision on how to handle President Donald Trump's posts on his platform.
Social media giant Twitter recently claimed that it's not attempting to take down all misinformation on the platform, only that with "the highest potential for harm." Breitbart News has documented numerous examples of misinformation that did not receive a "fact check" by Twitter, as well as for threats of violence that remained on the platform for extended periods.
China-owned social media app TikTok stated on Monday that it will create a "creator diversity council" to address criticisms that it censors black creators.
Mark Zuckerberg Tells Angry Facebook Employees He May Change Censorship Policy on Trump and Other World Leaders
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told employees angered by the decision not to remove recent posts by President Donald Trump from the platform that the company may review its policies around the"discussion of state use of force," potentially censoring President Trump and other world leaders.
Social media giant Twitter and the "front page of the Internet" Reddit have reportedly filed supporting evidence in a lawsuit against the United States government which challenges a requirement for visa applicants to provide their social media identities.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing criticism from employees for failing to censor comments made on the platform by President Donald Trump. Ryan Freitas, a director of product design for the Facebook News Feed, says: "Mark is wrong, and I will endeavor in the loudest possible way to change his mind.
On Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to employees addressing the recent killing of George Floyd which has sparked protests across the United States. According to Cook's letter, Apple employees have told himthey "feel afraid — afraid in your communities, afraid in your daily lives, and, most cruelly of all, afraid in your own skin.
E-commerce giant Amazon published a statement on Sunday stating that the company is "standing in solidarity with the Black community" in the "fight against systemic racism and injustice.
As protesters across the United States express their anger over the death of George Floyd, in many cases devolving into rioting and looting, protesters in Washington DC locked hands and stood before White House police forming a human barricade to protect the officers.
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales wasted no time in criticizing President Donald Trump for his recent executive order relating to social media, calling the President a "lunatic."
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has cashed in the first portion of an incentive-based stock options payout for keeping the company's market capitalization at $100 billion along with hitting revenue milestones.
Social media giant Twitter has failed to remove or tag a rapper's tweet for "glorifying violence" more than 18 hours after it was posted. Rapper Key Nyaya threatened journalist Cassandra Fairbanks with his post, saying: "maybe you need a bullet in the back of your skull.
In 2018, investigative news group Project Veritas investigated Twitter exposing the bias of many of its employees and the secretive tactics that Twitter used to suppress speech on the platform.
Social media giant Facebook criticized President Trump's recent executive order aiming to place new restrictions on social media giants that censor Americans, claiming that the order will "restrict more speech online.
Ted Cruz Calls for Criminal Investigation of Twitter for Potentially Violating Sanctions Against Iran
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has called on the Justice and Treasury departments to launch a criminal investigation of Twitter over allegations that the firm is violating U.S.
Just one day after Breitbart News reported that Twitter had failed to "fact check" Chinese accounts promoting conspiracy theories about the Wuhan coronavirus, Twitter has applied a "fact check" label to two posts byChina Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian that were included in Breitbart's report on the platform's failure to hold the communist nation to account for its misinformation on the Chinese virus.
In 2018, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared before Congress where he made a number of claims, such as stating that Twitter is a "public square" and that the platform had unfairly filtered 600,000 accounts from search results, something Dorsey described as a failure of the company's "intended impartiality.
Arizona's attorney general has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Google accusing the firm of illegally collecting smartphone users' location data. According to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, "It's nearly impossible to stop Google from tracking your movements without your knowledge or consent.
In a recent series of Tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his recent decision to "fact check" and place warnings on two of President Donald Trump's tweets.
Twitter recently added a "fact check" to President Trump's tweets relating to his concerns about mail-in voting fraud. Here is how Twitter made the decision to suddenly start fact-checking public figures on its platform.
RecentlyTwitteraddeda “fact check” label to President Donald Trump’s tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to apply those same fact-checking measures to verified Chinese government accounts that spread coronavirus misinformation on the platform.
According to a recent report, local news stations across the United States have run news segments scripted and produced by e-commerce giant Amazon. Unsurprisingly, the segments were overly positive about Jeff Bezos' company and its employment practices.
When the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic hit its peak, the Chinese government was quick to make use of smartphones to track citizens' movements and isolate those who might be infected.
According to a recent report from theWall Street Journal, teens across the United States are becoming almost nocturnal during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Teenagers have adopted "vampire schedules" of staying up all night gaming and watching videos, then sleeping well into the day as they aren't required to attend school in the morning.
Twitter is reportedly having trouble using AI tools to accurately label "misleading" tweets about the Wuhan coronavirus, raising concerns about the use of artificial intelligence to accurately label content on the site.
A court in the Netherlands has ruled that a grandmother must delete the photographs of her grandchildren that she posted to Facebook and Pinterest without their parents' permission due to Europe's GDPR laws on data privacy.
According to a recent report, American billionaires have enjoyed a huge boost in net worth in the first two months of the Chinese virus pandemic, earning around $434 billion since March 19, when many states went into lockdown.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated during a recent livestream that employees considering leaving Silicon Valley for areas with cheaper cost-of-living could be subject to pay cuts. Many Facebook employees are working from home during the Chinese virus pandemic and questioning the need to live in the extremely costly San Francisco Bay area.
A contract delivery driver for e-commerce giant Amazon is claiming that he was fired by the company's delivery company for voicing his concerns about the coronavirus safety measures taken by the firm.
A recent report fromresearchers at Carnegie Mellon University claims that nearly half of the Twitter accounts tweeting about the Chinese virus are likely bots.
Tech giants Apple and Google have reportedly released the technology to automatically notify people if they have been exposed to individuals that have tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus.
Comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan has signed a multiyear licensing deal with music streaming service Spotify reported to be worth more than $100 million to move his podcast exclusively to Spotify's platform.
Facebook has buried the page of Conservative non-profit group PragerU and "reduced distribution" of its posts claiming that PragerU has engaged in "repeated sharing of false news.
China has reportedly launched a Wuhan coronavirus information war across Twitter, more than doubling the number of official government tweets since January including 90,000 posts since April, and recently pushing the conspiracy theory that the virus came from a U.S.
Tech giant Google temporarily suspended a popular podcast app from the Google Play Store over the weekend for cataloging Chinese virus-related content. The app didn't seek out or highlight podcasts on the Wuhan coronavirus, but merely offered all public podcasts like any other podcast app.
Amazon-owned live-streaming site Twitch has reportedly appointed a transgender "deer-girl" with links to the ADL to its "Safety Advisory Council." The streamer, known as "FerociouslySteph" on the site, argues that voice chat in video games is a tool of oppression and that "a lot of you gamers are actually white supremacists.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has urged leaders in the West to avoid recreating China's internet censorship model which he labeled as "really dangerous."
E-commerce giant Amazon reportedly refuses to make company CEO Jeff Bezos available for testimony in Congress, instead stating that it would“make the appropriate executive available” in response to requests from the House Judiciary Committee.
TheTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has reportedly halted new orders from Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies following the Trump administration's move to further limit chip supplies to the Chinese company.
Tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to reopen 25 more stores in the United States after initially opening five stores as a test. Apple will now have 100 stores open worldwide, after closing all Apple stores outside of China in response to the Wuhan coronavirus.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted at Facebook's head of AI that "Facebook sucks" following an argument about artificial intelligence.
According to a report from theWall Street Journal,officials at the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are focused on Google's ad business and how it has used its search monopoly.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is reportedly on track to become the world's first trillionaire, with a recent study showing that hisnet worth has grown an average of 34 percent over the last five years.
Taiwan's TSMC Announces $12B High Tech Factory in Arizona After Trump Call for U.S. Chip Manufacturing
Taiwanese tech giant TSMC has unveiled plans to build a $12 billion factory in Arizona to produce high tech chips, announcing the move just days after President Donald Trump and chipmakers partnered in a drive to build more chip manufacturing in America.
The Trump administration reportedly moved to block shipments of semiconductors to China's Huawei Technology from global chipmakers on Friday as tensions with the communist country ramp up.
E-commerce giant Amazon will reportedly stop paying its warehouse workers an extra $2 per hour at the end of this month. One Amazon employee called the move "disgraceful," claiming, "It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.
Elon Musk'sTesla has reportedly expanded production at its Shanghai, China, plant. The company added production lines for theLong Range Model 3 car to the recently reopened factory.
According to a recent report, the increased number of employees working from home due to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic has led to more workplace surveillance by employers.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is opening his Fremont, California, plant and has reportedly told workers they can choose to violate California's stay-at-home orders or be placed on "unpaid leave.
Tech giant Facebook will reportedly be paying a settlement of $52 million to thousands of current and former content moderators who developed PTSD after viewing and removing graphic and disturbing posts on the social media platform.
The Trump administration and semiconductor manufacturers including Intel are looking to jump-start the development of new chip factories in the U.S.,according to a recent report in theWall Street Journal.
Chinese billionaireZhang Yiming, the founder of massively popular social media app TikTok, has pledged $10 million to the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator founded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Social media giant Twitter will soon begin labeling Chinese virus-related tweets that contain information the company judges to be 'misinformation' in an attempt to crack down on messaging not approved by the W.H.O.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) recently announced that it had arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly making threats towards supporters of Ahmaud Arbery that authorities have labeled a "hoax.
Elon Musk's Tesla has sued local authorities in California over lockdown orders as the company attempts to reopen its Fremont factory, Musk has also threatened to pull the company out of California completely.
According to a recent report, tech giant Apple is planning to move a significant amount of its iPhone production from China to India.
During a recent interview on the Joe Rogan Experience, Tesla CEO Elon Musk called recent Wuhan coronavirus shelter-in-place orders "unconstitutional" just days after reports appeared implying that Tesla's Fremont plant may begin production again soon in violation of lockdown orders.
Robot dogs named "Spot" have reportedly been dispatched to parks in Singapore to remind citizens of safe social distancing measures.
Video-conferencing company Zoom has reportedly struck a deal with New York Attorney General Letitia James this week closing an inquiry into the app's security problems.
Retail giant Walmart is reportedly testing a new 'express' grocery delivery service promising two-hour deliveries as record usage of third-party delivery services during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic has led to delayed orders, fewer open delivery windows, and more stress for customers not willing to visit brick and mortar shops.
According to a recent report, Elon Musk's Tesla may be planning to resume production at its facility in Fremont, California, potentially violating shelter-in-place orders.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly awarded nasal swab manufacturer COPAN Diagnostics with $10 million to help boost the company's output of Chinese virus test kit components. COPAN hopes to be pumping out a million test kits a week by July with Apple's help.
Ride-sharing giant Uber has announced that it will be laying off 3,700 employees, or around 14 percent of its workforce, due to the drop in its business suffered during the Chinese virus pandemic.
Silicon valley rental giant Airbnb has reportedly cut 1,900 jobs, or around 25 percent of its global workforce, due to a decline in revenue the company has suffered during the Chinese virus pandemic.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and singer Grimes recently announced the birth of their 'gender-neutral' child which Musk later confirmed was a boy. The healthy baby boy is named "X Æ A-12.
According to a recent report, adult cam website Cam4.com left almost seven terabytes of private data exposed on the internet. The massive leak contained nearly 11 billion records including payment history, email and conversation logs, and IP addresses.
Apple and Google have reportedly claimed that they will ban the use of location tracking in apps using the new contact tracing system being developed by the two tech giants that they say will help slow the spread of the Chinese virus.
According to a recent report, Tesla components containing the previous owners' personal information are appearing for sale online.
In a recent op-ed for theNew York Times, Recode founderKara Swisher outlines how the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe will use the Chinese virus pandemic to further consolidate their power, a development we should all "fear.
Tesla shares reportedly dropped 10 percent below their intraday high on Thursday after hedge fund manager David Einhorn publicly questioned Elon Musk over the firm's accounting practices.
A recent report from cybersecurity researchers claims that Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi is spying on users' web and phone use using "backdoor" technology built into the company's smartphones, which run Google's Android OS.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk referred to government lockdowns as "fascist" during what has been described as an "expletive-laced rant" on Tesla's quarterly earnings call. Musk alsopraised China for having "much better" infrastructure than the United States.
Less than a month after launch, the mobile-only streaming platform Quibi has discovered that its email verification process for new accounts leaked data to multiple third-party advertising and analytics companies, including Facebook and Google.
Video-conferencing app Zoom has admitted that it doesn't have 300 million daily active users, as it has previously claimed.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted recently calling on states to "reopen" America in order to revitalize the economy. In one post, Musk simply stated: "FREE AMERICA NOW.
E-commerce giant Amazon reportedly purchased thermal cameras to monitor workers' temperatures during the Chinese virus pandemic from a Chinese firm blacklisted by the United States over allegations that it helped China detain and monitor Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.
According to a recent study, nearly 3 in 5 Americans say that they would be unable or unwilling to use the infection-alert apps being developed by Apple and Google to trace Wuhan coronavirus infections.
A recent joint report from the Department of HomelandSecurity’s Cyber Mission and Counterintelligence Mission centers alleged that video-conferencing app Zoom could be vulnerable to foreign surveillance.
According to a recent report, e-commerce giant Amazon may have violated worker safety laws and New York State's whistle-blower protections when it fired an employee who protested the company's coronavirus response.
A recent post from the Disney+ Twitter account has led to anger from Star Wars fans who believe that the company is attempting to take ownership of the popular #MayThe4th hashtag.
According to a report from theWall Street Journal, tech giant Apple has pushed back the mass production of its flagship 2020 iPhones due to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
As many countries attempt to develop tech to trace Wuhan coronavirus infections, Germany has reportedly adopted new contact tracing technology developed by Apple and Google.
Billionaire Bill Gates has stated that his foundation, the world's wealthiest charity, will be giving its "total attention" to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Gates also defended China's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus, calling discussion of the communist government's misdeeds a "distraction.
Social media giant Facebook has claimed for months it was fighting against Chinese virus "misinformation," but only this week removed its "pseudoscience" ad-targeting category.
In a recent report, theNew York Times outlines how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become increasingly involved in the company's response to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic despite previously distancing himself from day-to-day operations.
Tech giant Google is reportedly set to cut its marketing budget by as much as half, while directors at the firm have been warned that hiring freezes for both full-time and contract workers are taking place.
Grocery shopping service Instacart reportedly plans to hire 250,000 new gig economy workers after hiring 300,000 workers in the past month to meet the growing demand for home grocery deliveries during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
According to a recent report, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos are actually getting richer as much of the world is in lockdown due to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, a recipient of government subsidies at both the federal and state level, recently took issue with the U.S. government's planned aid to oil and gas companies affected by the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
Video conferencing service Zoom has reportedly reached 300 million users despite its growing number of security and privacy issues. The company's userbase has surged 50% in just the last month based on the economy and education system relying on the service.
Facebook has agreed to censor "anti-state" posts in Vietnam after its local servers were taken offline earlier this year slowing traffic in the country to a crawl.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was one of the people announced to be joining President Trump's new economic advisory council, despite Musk claiming that the President "screwed" him after he joined two White House advisory councils in 2017.