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Here’s what I learned DM’ing with fake copyright phishers

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General Intelligence

The team purposely excluded Instagram images from the European Union, likely because of GDPR

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Trump’s extremism is forcing tech companies to abandon the pretense of political objectivity — for now

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I tried it. Here’s what I learned.

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Big Technology

An antitrust lawsuit against Facebook is forthcoming, and Instagram is in the crosshairs

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The project, which posts some responses on Instagram, intends to shift the burden of explaining racism away from Black people

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Research shows that a modicum of extra effort in online conversations goes a long way

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The social giant’s controversial $1 billion acquisition shows how a tech monopoly wields power

Facebook and Instagram logos on a smartphone.
Facebook and Instagram logos on a smartphone.
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The moment it became A Moment, the message got lost in the sauce

Instagram game filters could make augmented reality more mainstream, experts say

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