Jul 27, 2022 • 2M

🙈 Inside TikTok's Attempts to 'Downplay the China Association'

Plus: Adam Mosseri confirms it: Instagram is over, JusTalk spilled millions of user messages and locations for months, and more…

 
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Inside TikTok's Attempts to 'Downplay the China Association'. Leaked documents from within TikTok reveal how the company games out responses to tricky questions — and highlight what the company thinks its biggest public perception problems are. Chief among them: China. The PR documents, which Gizmodo… (Chris Stokel-Walker / Gizmodo)


Adam Mosseri confirms it: Instagram is over. You know, I didn't want to join Instagram, but I had adopted a kitten with an internet following, and the following wanted to know how the kitten was doing. For a while, I dutifully updated once a week. But then Instagram started to change. Two big… (Elizabeth Lopatto / The Verge)


JusTalk spilled millions of user messages and locations for months. Popular messaging app JusTalk left a huge database of unencrypted private messages publicly exposed to the internet without a password for months. The messaging app has around 20 million… (Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch)


'Operating With Increased Intensity': Zuckerberg Leads Meta Into Next Phase. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of the company formerly known as Facebook, called his top lieutenants for the social network to a last-minute meeting in the San Francisco Bay Area this month. On the agenda: a… (Mike Isaac / The New York Times)


Google Maps is rolling out location sharing notifications and immersive view for landmarks. Google Maps is introducing three features today in different categories including an aerial view of 100 landmarks, detailed cycling routes, and improved location sharing with notifications for the arrival and departure of your friends. The company… (Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch)


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