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Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday touted two new features the platform is ‘playing with’ in an effort to make it more conversational. They’re called reply threading and presence. Reply … Continue reading “Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators”

Walt Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Reopens Without Controversial Bride Auction

Walt Disney World’s iconic 1967 ride just got a wave of social awareness in its traditional pirate tropes. Florida’s Magic Kingdom Park reopened the Pirates of the Caribbean ride on Monday … Continue reading “Walt Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Reopens Without Controversial Bride Auction”

Southwest Flight Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Game of Footsie Goes Too Far

An undesired game of footsie escalated into an emergency landing on a recent Southwest Airlines flight. Justin Riley Brafford, a 29-year-old Texan, allegedly harassed a woman on a flight from … Continue reading “Southwest Flight Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Game of Footsie Goes Too Far”

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Facebook axes 5,000 ad categories that excluded based on ethnicity, religion

Facebook is looking to make its advertising platform less discriminatory. On Tuesday, the company said it had removed more than 5,000 ad-targeting categories in an effort to limit the ability … Continue reading “Facebook axes 5,000 ad categories that excluded based on ethnicity, religion”

Millie Bobby Brown Is One of the Thousands of Travelers Stranded in Bali Due to Volcano Eruption

Millie Bobby Brown found herself spending much longer in Bali than she had planned after a volcano erupted ash and closed down the airport. The Stranger Things 2 star, 13, shared a … Continue reading “Millie Bobby Brown Is One of the Thousands of Travelers Stranded in Bali Due to Volcano Eruption”

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Midterm election 2018: Twitter reacts to Democrats gaining control of the House

In 2018, elections are something of a tech story, thanks to the impact of social media and the potential, terrifying effects of hackers getting involved. Social media has a significant role to … Continue reading “Midterm election 2018: Twitter reacts to Democrats gaining control of the House”