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19 October 2016
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Report: Surge of anti-Semitic tweets, many sent by Trump supporters, threatens to silence journalists

Journalists reporting on the presidential election have increasingly become the target of anti-Semitic harassment and threats on Twitter in the past year, according to a new report.  The Anti-Defamation League noticed an uptick in abuse directed at journalists who are Jewish or perceived to be Jewish and assembled a task force this summer to evaluate […]


18 October 2016
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On Twitter, women are more misogynistic than men

LONDON — When it comes to misogyny on Twitter, we’re all in this together. A new study has found that misognyistic tweets were written by women 52 percent of the time and men 48 percent.  SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton’s new ad highlights Trump’s misogynistic moments The study — conducted by social intelligence company Brandwatch on […]


18 October 2016
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Facebook may be testing its Snapchat-like 'Messenger Day' in Australia

At this point, there are almost too many ways for Australians to share disappearing visual stories with their friends.  The country has the OG Snapchat Stories, Instagram Stories, and now at least a few have Facebook’s own Messenger Day. SEE ALSO: You can now encrypt your Facebook Messenger chats On Tuesday, a number of Australians […]


17 October 2016
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Facebook is greeting some international users with the weather. But in Fahrenheit.

In its quest to be the front page of the internet (sorry Google), Facebook is testing a weather forecast for some users in Australia on desktop browsers.  A message greets people on login, advising them to “stay dry today in Sydney” thanks to a forecast of rain, for example. The weather alert does not currently […]


17 October 2016
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Multi-media journalists face jail time after reporting on North Dakota pipeline protest

 Investigative reporter and co-founder of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman, is now facing riot charges in the state of North Dakota after her report on a Native American-led pipeline protest there went viral on Facebook. Democracy Now! issued a statement about the new charges against Goodman late Saturday. The news organization, which spun out of WBAI-FM, creates […]

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