December 5, 2021

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You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t.
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You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t.

Welcome to Clubhouse. | Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Clubhouse has millions of users, millions of dollars, and very few privacy options. Did you get an invitation to join Clubhouse, the invite-only app that seemingly everyone is talking about? Before you decide to join the cool kids club, you might want to consider who […]
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Clubhouse, the invite-only audio app, explained
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Clubhouse, the invite-only audio app, explained

Clubhouse is currently an invite-only audio app, but influential entrepreneurs and investors are crowning it the next major social media network. | Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto/Getty Images The beta version of the audio app is currently invite-only, but its exclusivity has generated a lot of public interest. The audio chat app Clubhouse is built for two types […]
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How the Covid-19 pandemic broke Nextdoor
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How the Covid-19 pandemic broke Nextdoor

Amanda Northrop/Vox Amid the pandemic, lots of people are turning to Nextdoor for help. That’s not always what they find. David Leblond, a computer programmer based in Durham, North Carolina, decided in December to post on his local Nextdoor feed about participating in a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine trial. He was almost positive he didn’t get […]
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Facebook is finally banning vaccine misinformation
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Facebook is finally banning vaccine misinformation

Facebook is expanding its enforcement against vaccine misinformation. | Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Nearly a year into the pandemic, Facebook now aims to take down misinformation on vaccines overall — not just Covid-19 vaccines. Almost a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Facebook is taking its strictest stance yet against vaccine misinformation by banning it entirely. The […]
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Mike Bloomberg’s data firm for Democrats is closing
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Mike Bloomberg’s data firm for Democrats is closing

Mike Bloomberg invested tens of millions into Hawkfish over the last two years. | Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images It’s the latest retrenchment from major Democratic donors in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Hawkfish, the data and tech firm started by Mike Bloomberg and backed with tens of millions of dollars from the billionaire, […]
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Senate Democrats call on FCC to help lower-income students immediately
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Senate Democrats call on FCC to help lower-income students immediately

FCC acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel at an oversight hearing on June 24, 2020, in Washington, DC. | Jonathan Newton/AFP via Getty Images Big Telecom is responding. President Joe Biden’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) isn’t wasting any time trying to get low-income families online. Under acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel, the FCC is moving to expand a […]
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