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No, Twitter Did Not Stop Blocking URLs and ‘Hacked Content’

Twitter claimed it was reversing course late Thursday and would no longer forbid users from tweeting links to websites containing hacked material — so long as the hackers themselves weren’t the ones doing the sharing. “We will no longer remove hacked content unless it is directly shared by hackers or…

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This Company Is Inventing the Blue Checkmark for Photos

If you were on Twitter yesterday, you may have seen the photo of Senator Cory Booker, a hair’s breadth from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s mouth, making the rounds thanks in part to Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas, who tweeted: “Masks?” The implication was that the image was taken at Amy…