The president flagrantly violates the social platform’s rules. It’s time to bar him.
Charlie WarzelI've covered Twitter content moderation stuff since 2015 & I've struggled w/ the argument @karaswisher brings up here. My beef was that Twitter did these cowardly contortions to shy away from enforcing rules. Owning the newsworthiness exemption is progress
Charlie Warzelincreasingly i think that the only way to beat bad faith culture warriors is by wielding our attention as a weapon. knowing who to spend it on and recognizing who is trying to hijack it. Greta and the climate kids are a prefect example
After pleading guilty to charges of soliciting prostitution from an underage girl, Jeffrey Epstein spent part of 2011 reintroducing himself to elite society. A March 2011 dinner with the most powerful figures in tech showed just how connected he was.
Charlie Warzeldon't think these people are monsters because they ended up at same dinner as epstein but it's a great look at how vapid these 'elite power dinners/masterclasses are & how "leaders" eat it up uncritically & rent out their reputations because uh networking
A New York Times analysis of six years of search results found Apple dominated the top results for many popular search terms.
Charlie Warzeli think a big thing we'll still be grappling with years from now was how we spent years uncritically absorbing content via recommendation engines and algorithms and how so many of the choices we thought were our own were really driven by this kind of stuff
The powerful lesson of a 5-year-old harassment campaign: How to wage a post-truth information war.
Charlie WarzelThe events that started Gamergate began 5 years ago today. We put together a package with a series of pieces from @sarahjeong@BriannaWu@BostonJoan and myself that trace its influence on the internet and politics today. I hope you'll give it a look.