Facebook Blocked 115 Accounts Suspected of ‘Inauthentic Behavior’ Related to U.S. Midterm Election

(LONDON) — Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic behavior” linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts and is investigating them in more detail, it said in a blog post late Monday. Facebook acted […]

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Google Doodle Celebrates Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) With Hand-Painted Skulls

Google is celebrating the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with its own ofrenda (altar) decked out with painted calveras (skulls). The skulls featured on Friday’s Google Doodle are lined with traditional marigold flowers and candles. Google “Doodler” Nate Swinehart hand-crafted the skulls used in the image out of clay, according […]

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‘I Reported and He Got Promoted.’ Google Employees Hold Worldwide Walkout Over Sexual Harassment

“Show me what Googley looks like!” Google product manager Cathay Bi shouted. “This is what Googley looks like!” responded hundreds of her fellow employees, chanting a word used internally to describe company culture. Like workers at the other company offices around the world, Google employees in San Francisco took part in walkouts on Thursday morning. […]

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