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Wired: Jack Dorsey Has Problems With Twitter, Too

Wired: Jack Dorsey Has Problems With Twitter, Too. “It contributes to filter bubbles, he said. It risks silencing people, he said. And when it’s not silencing them, it might be incentivizing them to behave badly, or basely, he said. 39 more words

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The Atlantic: Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

The Atlantic: Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem. “When Brandon Farbstein first joined Instagram in 2014, he was 14 and optimistic. Farbstein was born with a rare form of dwarfism, and he wanted to use the photo-sharing site to educate people about his condition—to, as he told me, ‘show people a glimpse into my life and inspire people.’ Soon enough, though, the hateful messages started coming: death threats, expletive-laden comments about his appearance, worse. “

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Reuters: Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference

Reuters: Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference. “Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, Washington Post columnist and critic of Saudi policies, went missing. 40 more words

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