Tekendra Parmar, Business Insider

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Past articles by Tekendra:

An Iraqi historian was slain after being labeled a spy on Facebook. Exclusive emails show catastrophic delays in removing threatening posts.

A new report by one of Meta's largest global partners shows life-endangering oversights at scale in the company's content-moderation strategy. → Read More

Meta must 'unplug the hate machine' civil society groups say in open letter, citing Insider's reporting

A $1.6 billion lawsuit against Meta alleges its algorithm helped spread hate speech in Ethiopia. Insider reported that Meta's experts were ignored. → Read More

I'm a Twitter employee. Here's what it's like at the company a day before Musk's purchase deadline.

Twitter is likely to be acquired by Elon Musk Friday. One employee describes how staff have reacted to his 'volatile' public comments about the sale. → Read More

TikTok's content moderators watched beheadings, child sexual abuse, and other horrors. The aftermath is messy — and they say the company doesn't care.

Describing a culture of overwork and constant surveillance, moderators say their jobs left them traumatized. But TikTok was supposed to be different. → Read More

I'm a Twitter engineer who was at the all-hands with Elon Musk. Some of my colleagues are experiencing 'Musk-derangement syndrome,' but I found him motivating — here's why.

An engineer at the Twitter all-hands where Elon Musk addressed employees said his colleagues were freaking out but he didn't share their worries. → Read More

I'm a Twitter employee who was at the all-hands meeting after Elon Musk bought the company. I'm not freaking out like everyone else.

"Musk's a determinate optimist and a hardened pragmatist," the employee said. They continued, "He's a boss who understands the product." → Read More

5 things in tech you need to know today

Tekendra Parmar shares his favorite stories from 2021, including the end of Silicon Valley's iconic perks, and Mark Zuckerberg's Kauaʻi estate. → Read More

How the pandemic fueled a new criminal business model

The head of the U.N.’s anti-cybercrime unit explains how the pandemic has been a boon for hackers. → Read More

As cases of Covid-19 surged, Facebook sent its content moderators in India back to work

Employees told Rest of World the contractor they work for is taking advantage of an economic crisis. → Read More

Meet the man trying to automate Thailand’s hospitals

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing doctors to use robots to treat patients. This pioneer saw the new world coming. → Read More

Meet India’s Most Prominent Democratic Socialist

Yogendra Yadav's coalition of progressive politicians want to challenge Narendra Modi's authoritarian rule. → Read More

The Persecution of GN Saibaba and India’s ‘Annihilation’ of the Resistance

The plight of a wheelchair-bound professor reveals India’s ‘Terminator-like’ attacks on dissent. → Read More

Google Doodle Celebrates Scotland’s St. Andrew’s Day

The new Google Doodle celebrates Scotland's national day and the feast of St. Andrew → Read More

U.K. Soccer Authorities Are Investigating Multiple Sexual-Abuse Allegations

Several players have reported being sexually assaulted when in youth teams → Read More

The U.N. Special Rapporteur on Migrant Rights Says Australia’s Refugee Island Is ‘Inhuman’

François Crépeau called the Australian-run migrant detention center on Nauru "cruel" and "degrading" after a visit. → Read More

Syrian Jets Bombard Aleppo Children's Hospital During a 48-Hour Offensive

According to the Independent Doctors Association, 20 barrel bombs hit the hospital on Wednesday morning. → Read More

What to Know About Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting his Japanese counterpart today to discuss key economic and strategic pacts. → Read More

The Louvre Offers a Safe Haven to Endangered Treasures From War Zones

Francois Hollande offered to house endangered treasures from war zones such as Iraq and Syria in a new building of the Louvre Museum. → Read More

Adele Completely Slays Halloween With Incredible The Mask Costume

Adele went totally incognito this Halloween, dressing up as Jim Carrey's iconic character 'The Mask'. → Read More

Pollution in India’s Capital New Delhi Reaches Peak Levels After Diwali Weekend

An evil looking smog greeted Monday morning commuters → Read More