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As the United States delves deeper into its own electoral hell world, Twitter is attempting to prevent the spread of misinformation on its network by limiting its most basic features. As reported by The New York Times, the platform is making sizable changes to retweets, warning labels, and other features to keep politicians from exploiting Silicon Valley’s democratic influence.

In the lead-up to the Nov. 3 presidential election, the company announced on Friday it will make temporary alterations to the website’s general operations of its users. At an unspecified time, Twitter will enforce timeouts on the retweet feature once a tweet has been posted by an account, essentially limiting the ability for a post to gain traffic until hours after it was originally published. …


Written (Frantically) by James Lindsay

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked why it is that the Janglers seem to want a debate or discussion about their views, and I’ve been meaning to avoid something like this for ages, probably a year at this point. Surely you’ll have noticed that I don’t tend to engage in debates or conversation?

It is not, as many think, a fraudulent or illegitimate grift into the realm of cock and ball torture — or otherwise of losing the debate or looking bad in the challenging battle of ideas — that prevents my internalized self-doubt on the subject of Critical Trans Rights Wokeness Theory from engaging my own critics. There’s a mountain of Theoretical excuses for why I would avoid such activities, and even if those were mere rationalizations of a more straightforward cowardice of being exposed as fraudulent or losing, I assure you my inconsistent ramblings on why I’m not owned deserve proper consideration. …


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Facebook, the world’s most invasive social media giant, is preparing to sue the European Commission over supposed privacy violations, seeking to limit their anti-trust investigation from accessing thousands of internal documents related to employee conduct if they contain any of their designated 2,500 search phrases, according to their statement on Monday.

As reported by The EU Observer, the lawsuit aims to limit regulators to their original goal of investigating how Facebook handles user data and it competes with other social companies in the marketplace, believing these internal documents are irrelevant to the case. …

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BAILEY, THE LIBTARDTARIAN 🃏

troubled writer, depressed slug, bisexual simp, neoliberal socialist, trotskyist-bidenist, “corn-pop was a good dude, actually,” bio in pronouns: (any/all)

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