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Twitter censorship

Twitter censorship

Twitter not only deleted a funny, satirical tweet I had re-tweeted, but they substituted a different Tweet that I had never reinforced. In effect, Twitter not only censored content, Twitter also manufactured content and falsely attributed it to me when they chose to substitute a tweet I had never seen. This is bizarre and renders Twitter unusable.

Creeping credentialism? “YouTube labeling some health videos amid misinformation backlash”

Creeping credentialism? “YouTube labeling some health videos amid misinformation backlash”

Youtube will promote videos on some subjects based on the “Authority” of those producing the video. Youtube has not defined what “authoritative” means – it may mean that Youtube will gradually give more focus to views produced by those with many initials after their name, as a proxy for “authoritative”. What could go wrong?

Wow: FBI demands list of who read a USA Today news article

Wow: FBI demands list of who read a USA Today news article

WASHINGTON — USA TODAY is fighting a subpoena from the FBI demanding records that would identify readers of a February story about a southern Florida shooting that killed two agents and wounded three others. Source: USA TODAY fights FBI subpoena demanding records that would identify readers of Florida shooting story

Bing searches for Tiananmen ‘tank man’ returned nothing

Bing searches for Tiananmen ‘tank man’ returned nothing

Microsoft blames “human error”: A significant percentage of the Microsoft employees who work on Bing are based in China, including some who work on image-recognition software, according to a former employee. Source: Microsoft says error led to no matching Bing images for Tiananmen ‘tank man’ | NewsNation Now