Facebook plans to integrate the tech behind Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, the New York Times reports This will mean all three get WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption, but many questions remain about how the new arrangement will work in practice.
YouTube plans to stop recommending conspiracy theory videos to users, at last.Although there’s no word on how they’ll identify such videos or when they’ll begin to be blocked.
“Few American executives will admit wanting to get rid of human workers, a taboo in today’s age of inequality. So they’ve come up with a long list of buzzwords and euphemisms to disguise their intent. ”
A hard day at @BuzzFeedNews. Its national and health desks were cut. Its national security desk was disbanded. Its LGBT desk was left with only one staffer. And other slashes were made. In total, 43 people have been left without a job. https://t.co/gNMiEymi8J
9:40 PM - 25 Jan 2019
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