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MLB’s Ian Desmond, in a powerful post about racism and

Desmond, an 11-year MLB veteran, has played the past three seasons with the Rockies after signing a five-year, $70 million contract. “I’m immensely grateful for my career, and for all people who influenced it,” he said. “But when I reflect on it, I find myself seeing those same boxes. The golden rules of baseball — […]Read More

Google Photos will no longer backup social media folders by

Google Photos will no longer backup images and videos saved from folders created and managed by social media apps by default (via Android Police). Previously, Google’s photo backup platform would automatically upload all images saved to your Android or iOS device, including those files stored in folders created by apps like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. […]Read More

These apps will help you maintain social distancing

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 28, 2020 4:56:13 pm These apps will help you maintain social distancing (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Covid-19 cases are rising in India with every passing day. In this scenario, social distancing is the only solution to contain the spread of Covid-19. Developers around the world have taken […]Read More

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Coca-Cola, a major force in global advertising, announced Friday it would suspend ads on social media for at least 30 days, as platforms face a reckoning over how they deal with racist content. “There is no place for racism in the world and there is no place for racism on social media,” James Quincey, chairman […]Read More

Mobile tech agency takes second floor to maintain social distancing

Six months after signing an 11 year lease at Anchorage in Salford Quays, Apadmi is expanding again. The mobile technology agency is taking another floor at the recently refurbished office. This is in part to prepare to add to its 150 staff, but also to meet social distancing measures. “This year’s brought a change that […]Read More

Blocked in China, why are Internet & social media giants

The last few weeks have witnessed tech and social media giants come under the microscope like never before over the kind of content they allow on their platforms, and the logic and consistency that they apply while implementing their policies. The matter is multifaceted and geopolitical, and seems to put forth a new question for […]Read More

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NEW YORK (AP) — A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump’s order, signed last week, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, […]Read More

Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S. Instagram and Twitter accounts, from top record label to everyday […]Read More

Donald Trump’s push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

US President Donald Trump’s effort to regulate social media companies‘ content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms. Trump said last week that he wants to “remove or change” a provision of a law that shields social media companies from liability for […]Read More