Twitter Comes Under Attack From Trump’s Supporters

OAKLAND, Calif. — Not long after Twitter added a warning label to two of President Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, his supporters swung into action.
On Twitter, Mr. Trump’s adherents targeted one of the company’s executives for old tweets in which he had criticized the president and o..

Oh No, Here Comes the Transportation Hellscape

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Is it possible the pandemic will turn the usual urban gridlock into a hellscape?
If people continue to be wary about their safety on buses, trains and subways, and commuters who can affor..

Twitter Refutes Inaccuracies in Trump’s Tweets About Mail-In Voting

OAKLAND, Calif. — Twitter added information to refute the inaccuracies in President Trump’s tweets for the first time on Tuesday, after years of pressure over its inaction on his false and threatening posts.
The social media company added links late Tuesday to two of Mr. Trump’s ..

Grandmother’s Refusal to Remove Photos From Facebook Tests Privacy Law

Handling pictures of children and grandchildren is usually a private affair.
Not in the case of one Dutch grandmother.
A woman’s refusal to remove photos of her grandchild on Facebook and Pinterest boiled over into court in the Netherlands this month, turning what started as a fa..

Facebook Starts Planning for Permanent Remote Work from Home

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook said on Thursday that it would allow many employees to work from home permanently. But there’s a catch: They may not be able to keep their big Silicon Valley salaries in more affordable parts of the country.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, ..

Delayed Moves, Poolside Videos and Postmates Spon: TikTok Collab Houses Today

When Gianluca Conte, 20, a TikTok star with more than 2.4 million followers, left his home in Charlotte, N.C., on April 1 to move into a Los Angeles mansion with seven influencers, he didn’t expect to be largely confined to the property for months. Sure, California was under stat..

You Don’t Need Flying Cars to Save Lives

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Overwhelmed government bureaucracy and technology has failed Americans trying to apply for unemployment benefits or business loans.
But some government technology is holding up well in th..

How the ‘Plandemic’ Movie and Its Falsehoods Spread Widely Online

Conspiracy theories about the pandemic have gained more traction than mainstream online events. Here’s how.

The Hot New Thing in Clubby Silicon Valley? An App Called Clubhouse

SAN FRANCISCO — Marc Andreessen, a Silicon Valley investor, published a rallying cry last month that quickly ricocheted around the tech industry. In it, he placed the blame for America’s dismal response to the coronavirus on “smug complacency, this satisfaction with the status qu..

Tesla Owners Try to Make Sense of Elon Musk’s ‘Red Pill’ Moment

Owning a Tesla, the luxurious electric car, is a major liberal status symbol. It signals nothing more than good taste — the perfect balance of wealth with care for fossil fuels. But the man behind the brand is crafting a very different persona online that may now prove to be a ch..