Guy Who Built Twitter’s Retweet Button Admits Maybe That Was a Really Bad Idea

Photo: Jeff Chiu (AP) The man behind Twitter’s “Retweet” button—which is pretty much the foundation of…

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide

Speech OnlineThis week, we’re looking at the state of free speech on the internet, how we…

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against ‘Dehumanizing’ Language

Photo: Mary Turner / Getty Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter…

YouTube Will Give You Control Over Homepage and Up Next Videos

Photo: Getty Images YouTube’s recommendation algorithm doesn’t have the best track record. It’s been caught mixing…

The Life of a Facebook Moderator Sounds Even Worse Than You Imagined

Photo: Getty For years, reports have emerged detailing the toll moderating online content takes on those…

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video

Twitch CEO Emmett ShearPhoto: Getty The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find…