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i wrote about the need to separate platform problems from internet problems when we talk about terrorism
I wrote about the need to separate platform problems from internet problems when we talk about terrorism https://t.co/KTcjcfuoCq
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CaseyNewton
i love lamp
i love lamp
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CaseyNewton
bad i kept losing my headphone dongles and begrudgingly bought wireless headphones for the first time good the
BAD: I kept losing my headphone dongles and begrudgingly bought wireless headphones for the first time.

GOOD: The Bose QC35s sound incredible and I am romantically in love with them
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CaseyNewton
ok but that is one abstract ass calendar y all
Ok but that is one abstract-ass calendar y'all
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CaseyNewton
discouraging antisocial behavior seems like a great starting point anyway
Discouraging antisocial behavior seems like a great starting point, anyway
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CaseyNewton
the best answers so far are itunes ping and the bloomberg terminal let s get started people
The best answers so far are iTunes Ping and the Bloomberg Terminal. Let's get started people!!!
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CaseyNewton
still enable too much stalking and abuse the best answer so far is itunes ping
Still enable too much stalking and abuse. The best answer so far is iTunes Ping!!!
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CaseyNewton
i d be interested in using a social network designed from the principle that most of its users will be unrepen
I'd be interested in using a social network designed from the principle that most of its users will be unrepentant assholes
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CaseyNewton
in practice firms are routing it all to disturbing content queues and then rotating people on and off the queu
@hunterwalk @justinhendrixin practice, firms are routing it all to ‘disturbing content’ queues and then rotating people on and off the queue depending on their aptitude / stomach for it

they’re also not evaluating employee mental health in any quantitative way though so 🤷🏻‍♂️
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CaseyNewton
and heres a good piece from on some of the moderation challenges here particular to youtube
And here’s a good piece from @loudmouthjulia on some of the moderation challenges here particular to YouTubehttps://t.co/y2wOO7cYhU

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CaseyNewton
do not remove card do not remove card do not remove card remove card remove card you waited too long your fami
DO NOT REMOVE CARD
DO NOT REMOVE CARD
DO NOT REMOVE CARD
REMOVE CARD
REMOVE CARD
YOU WAITED TOO LONG
YOUR FAMILY IS DEAD
AN ANCIENT EVIL HAS AWAKENED
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CaseyNewton
today i want to tell you what it s like to be a content moderator for facebook at its site in phoenix arizona
Today I want to tell you what it's like to be a content moderator for Facebook at its site in Phoenix, Arizona. It's a job that pays just $28,800 a year — but can have lasting mental health consequences for those who do it. https://t.co/quieXG1Bm9
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so cambridge analytica fraudulently obtained facebook user data and then used it to run election ads on donald
So Cambridge Analytica fraudulently obtained Facebook user data and then used it to run election ads on Donald Trump’s behalf https://t.co/8ZhEeMPAZK
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CaseyNewton
the best gift you can get anyone in their 30s is to cancel a meeting theyve been asked to attend you will neve
The best gift you can get anyone in their 30s is to cancel a meeting they’ve been asked to attend. You will never forget the look of joy in their eyes
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CaseyNewton
this guy wrote medea in 431 bc and he s still out here hustling respect
This guy wrote Medea in 431 BC and he's STILL out here hustling. Respect
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CaseyNewton
visiting a website is easy simple navigate to the url block in browser notifications dismiss the newsletter si
Visiting a website is easy. Simple navigate to the URL, block in-browser notifications, dismiss the newsletter signup popup, mute the autoplay video, and enjoy your article
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CaseyNewton
i wrote about pinterest s perfect response to anti vaxx misinformation curious what other social network emplo
I wrote about Pinterest's perfect response to anti-vaxx misinformation. Curious what other social network employees think of this move --> https://t.co/qNiRaMLoHx
Casey Newton
CaseyNewton
facebook is making it easier to find your privacy settings simply arrange five burning candles into a pentagra
Facebook is making it easier to find your privacy settings. Simply arrange five burning candles into a pentagram and yell “privacy” beneath the glow of a blood moon
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CaseyNewton
recently i decided my favorite youtube genre is teenagers getting pulled on stage to perform with their idols
Recently I decided my favorite YouTube genre is “teenagers getting pulled on stage to perform with their idols and melting everyone’s faces off,” and so here are some videos in that vein that you may enjoy
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CaseyNewton
medium 2015 this is why my startup failed medium 2019 recently i learned of a plot against me the worlds riche
Medium 2015: This is why my startup failed

Medium 2019: Recently I learned of a plot against me, the world’s richest man, that stretches to the very highest levels of the United States government. Therefore,
Total(1) => 0.073237180709839 f_f_QM(2) => 0.051213026046753 indS(2) => 0.014556884765625 indM(2) => 0.033182144165039 indM_1(2) => 0.0033249855041504 indM_2(2) => 0.00099325180053711 indM_4(2) => 0.0025539398193359 indM_5(2) => 0.0021018981933594 indM_6(2) => 0.0014638900756836 indM_7(2) => 0.0043270587921143 indM_8(2) => 0.0011250972747803 indM_9(2) => 0.0085649490356445 indM_10(2) => 0.0084469318389893 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.020214080810547 f_f_dT(20) => 0.019766092300415