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new fewer than 200 people watched the new zealand massacre live a hateful group helped it reach millions
New: Fewer than 200 people watched the New Zealand massacre live. A hateful group helped it reach millions https://t.co/UmU1LNmlRn
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the white house just launched a new website about its ai initiative including this definitely real quote from
The White House just launched a new website about its AI initiative, including this definitely real quote from President Trump. Sounds just like him! https://t.co/9vISmk0JyT
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new from s lawyer when elon called the thai cave rescue explorer a pedo guy it was just an imaginative non lit
New from @elonmusk's lawyer: When Elon called the Thai-cave rescue explorer a "pedo guy," it was just an "imaginative, non-literal" insult based on "well-known, disclosed tropes about Thailand." Y'know, just some child-sex stereotyping from the head of a $50 billion company
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to evade automatic blacklist algorithms people began tweaking the video slightly and re uploading more than 8
* To evade automatic-blacklist algorithms, people began tweaking the video slightly and re-uploading: more than 800 visually distinct videos have been fingerprinted
* On YouTube, a new copy was being uploaded every second. Global virality in less than a day
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how the new zealand massacre video spread the gunman live streamed to facebook where it was viewed lt200 times
How the New Zealand massacre video spread:
* The gunman live-streamed to Facebook, where it was viewed <200 times
* 8chan trolls raced to save & spread it to other sites
* It was re-uploaded 1.5 million times to Facebook within the first 24 hours; 300,000 made it through …
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new i just saw him kill so many humanity s oldest darkest impulses keep outmatching the best modern tech has t
New: "I just saw him kill so many." Humanity's oldest, darkest impulses keep outmatching the best modern tech has to offer. Why Silicon Valley failed, and keeps failing, to stop the spread of violence and hate: https://t.co/CG9EMvxlDE
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tesla factory workers took off three times as many days for work related injuries last year but tesla says eve
Tesla factory workers took off three times as many days for work-related injuries last year. But Tesla says everything's OK, nothing to see here: “The most important metric is fatalities, and our number is zero" https://t.co/0YoBAnlkV7 @josheidelson @danahull
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me opening the latest elon musk legal filing
Me opening the latest Elon Musk legal filing https://t
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new the sec just clapped back at saying he lacks good judgment and that his latest flawed legal arguments bord
New: The SEC just clapped back at @elonmusk, saying he lacks good judgment and that his latest "flawed" legal arguments border "on the ridiculous." Celebrity Deathmatch: America's top financial cops vs. its most extremely online billionaire https://t.co/P9GBIaHxnI
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new how social medias business model helped the new zealand massacre go viral
New: How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral https://t.co/rhUYEWffl1

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the new zealand massacre was livestreamed on facebook announced on 8chan reposted on youtube commentated about
The New Zealand massacre was livestreamed on Facebook, announced on 8chan, reposted on YouTube, commentated about on Reddit, and mirrored around the world before the tech companies could even react.
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this subtle edit of the acosta video his arm sped up ever so slightly to amp up the conflict now has thousands
This subtle edit of the Acosta video - his arm sped up ever so slightly, to amp up the conflict - now has thousands of retweets and hundreds of thousands of views. Video, once the end-all central validator, is becoming as vulnerable to politicized distortion as everything else https://t.co/rsYkn6u8pz
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ivanka trump is asking companies to sign the white house s new pledge to americas workersa commitment to inves
Ivanka Trump is asking companies to sign the White House's "new Pledge to America’s Workers—a commitment to invest in the current and future workforce." 100% of Ivanka Trump clothes are made by workers overseas https://t.co/XAKEIGvm9W https://t.co/jtWCT1sunL
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what responsibility do we want these companies to have on reddit one of the most popular sites on the internet
What responsibility do we want these companies to have? On Reddit, one of the most popular sites on the Internet, people have been narrating the video on a forum called "watchpeopledie." After more than an hour, this was posted:
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the aclu tested the facial recognition software amazon offers police it falsely matched 28 members of congress
The ACLU tested the facial-recognition software Amazon offers police. It falsely matched 28 members of Congress with mugshots of people arrested for a crime https://t.co/47iTvNI3ew
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active celebration in the worst parts of the internet over the shooting in annapolis dead journalists can t sp
Active celebration in the worst parts of the Internet over the shooting in Annapolis: "dead journalists can't spread leftist propaganda"
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last fall the american psychological association found that almost two thirds of americans listed the state of
"Last fall, the American Psychological Association found that almost two-thirds of Americans listed 'the state of the nation' as their primary source of stress, above both money and work. 'The levels of anxiety and stress I’m seeing are profound'" https://t.co/X5G4IiAOuM
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five children died in a fiery crash on the way to disney world and the federal safety agency that s supposed t
Five children died in a fiery crash on the way to Disney World, and the federal safety agency that's supposed to investigate isn't going because of the government shutdown https://t.co/Y0w5TajcOl
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if you start to post a photo but decide not to and cancel facebook still saves a copy of it oh and for a while
If you start to post a photo, but decide not to and cancel, Facebook still saves a copy of it. Oh, and for a while, it made those unposted photos and other private images available to 1,500 third-party apps. Surprise! https://t.co/4RvqFRAfEr
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deutsche bank trump s top lender is failing at anti money laundering tests in russia problems include a lack o
Deutsche Bank, Trump's top lender, is failing at anti-money-laundering tests. In Russia, problems include a “lack of verification of client existence” https://t.co/HouL8Ij8mK
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