Why Twitter Is Finally Taking a Stand Against Trolls

Why Twitter Is Finally Taking a Stand Against Trolls

Twitter is starting to realize it has more to lose by staying silent on the issue of abuse.

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Twitter Now Lets Total Strangers Direct-Message You

Twitter Now Lets Total Strangers Direct-Message You

Twitter is finally letting users receive direct messages from other users without having to do the “follow me” dance.

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While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet

While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet

This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s a New Mobile OS in Town

Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s a New Mobile OS in Town

The hosts discuss the partnership between Microsoft and Cyanogen OS, and its implications in the mobile phone market.

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The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

Devoting serious resources to Periscope and Meerkat piracy is like swatting away a ladybug in a room full of vipers.

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