Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter – But Is It All Too Late?

Update: at 18:21 EST, Twitter announced a permanent ban on Donald Trump’s account As rioters forced their way into the chambers of the Capitol building and offices of Representatives this week, President Trump was uncharacteristically silent on social media — in stark contrast to his proclamations during the wave of BLM protests last year. And… Continue reading Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter – But Is It All Too Late?

What the Biden Administration Could Mean for the Tech Industry

Well, the day has finally arrived: President Trump is leaving office and being replaced by Joe Biden. While the world enjoys a collective sigh of relief, the tech industry is likely having a more complicated reaction to the transition, as the incoming administration could have a big impact on how business is done. The last… Continue reading What the Biden Administration Could Mean for the Tech Industry

Moderation Will Be the Most Controversial Social Media Issue of 2021

The internet is a massive, near limitless medium, and there’s no shortage of channels through which someone can voice a deliberately heinous or deeply misinformed idea. Many believe that social media platforms have an ethical responsibility to manage and moderate misinformation and hate speech spread by their users. This issue came to a head in… Continue reading Moderation Will Be the Most Controversial Social Media Issue of 2021

The Right to Repair Movement is Ready to Strike in 2021

Fourteen US states are gearing up to look into their citizens’ “right to repair,” a right that would enable people to use their own skills and tools to fix problems with their phones or other pieces of tech. A lot of companies are trying to strong-arm their customers into relying solely on them for repairs,… Continue reading The Right to Repair Movement is Ready to Strike in 2021

Google Maps Data Reveals Our Faltering New Year’s Health Resolutions

A new year is usually the opportunity for reflection and self-improvement and a post-holiday health kick. But, new Google Maps data shows that in 2021, our new year’s resolutions look like more of a rocky start than a Rocky montage. It seems that many of us are turning to gin instead of the gym, and… Continue reading Google Maps Data Reveals Our Faltering New Year’s Health Resolutions