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Talked to Google search VP @PanduNayak about the company’s latest moves to fight misinformation, from a new warning about data voids to offering deeper explanations about why certain things show up in your search results
😬 “Facebook news consumers are less likely to be vaccinated than people who get their coronavirus information from Fox News.”
Google made something called a ‘time crystal’ and it broke the second law of thermodynamics. Which I’m pretty sure was the plot of Devs
About one-third of Basecamp employees accepted buyouts today after a contentious all-hands meeting. I’m told more are coming.
Breaking: Facebook will pay $52 million in settlement with moderators who developed PTSD on the job
India is threatening put Twitter employees in jail for *seven years* just for letting journalists tweet about protests. It’s a worrisome omen for our splinternet battles yet to come.
Trump’s near-instant abandonment of blogging illustrates that the real power of platforms isn’t “free speech” — it’s free reach. It’s never been clearer what stunts like the Florida deplatforming law are really about.