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09.17.20
Twitter steps up account security for politicians ahead of the election
09.17.20

Twitter steps up account security for politicians ahead of the election

Elected officials and other ‘high profile’ accounts are getting additional protections.

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09.17.20
Mozilla is shutting down Firefox Send and Notes
09.17.20

Mozilla is shutting down Firefox Send and Notes

The company will end support for Notes in early November.

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09.17.20
Facebook will no longer recommend health groups
09.17.20

Facebook will no longer recommend health groups

Groups have been a major source of misinformation on the platform.

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09.17.20
Mozilla asks YouTube users to ‘donate’ their recommendations
09.17.20

Mozilla asks YouTube users to ‘donate’ their recommendations

The company created a browser extension to help researchers study YouTube’s algorithm.

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09.14.20
Joe Biden's campaign app had a bug that made it too easy to access voter info
09.14.20

Joe Biden's campaign app had a bug that made it too easy to access voter info

It patched the bug last week.

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09.13.20
TikTok's owner might refuse to sell its algorithm to a US buyer
09.13.20

TikTok's owner might refuse to sell its algorithm to a US buyer

It might have to develop its own code to stay afloat.

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09.13.20
Facebook takes down false claims of extremists starting Oregon wildfires
09.13.20

Facebook takes down false claims of extremists starting Oregon wildfires

It's a relatively late response, however.

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09.12.20
Wink's smart home platform faces a days-long outage
09.12.20

Wink's smart home platform faces a days-long outage

The timing couldn't have been much worse.

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