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Karissa Bell


San Diego, CA, United States

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Past articles by Karissa:

Meta is killing NFT support on Facebook and Instagram

Meta is “winding down” its support for NFTs on Facebook and Instagram less than a year after its push to adopt “digital collectibles” across its platform.. → Read More

Meta's Oversight Board will review the company's handling of election content in Brazil

The Oversight Board has agreed to review a case related to Meta’s handling of election content in Brazil.. → Read More

The FTC is investigating Elon Musk's handling of Twitter Blue and the ‘Twitter Files’

The Federal Trade Commission is stepping up its investigation into Twitter, scrutinizing its handling of the launch of Twitter Blue and the "Twitter Files.". → Read More

TikTok's Series feature will allow creators to charge for 'premium' content

TikTok has a new plan to challenge YouTube and help creators earn more on their platform: Series.. → Read More

Meta agrees to change VIP 'cross-check' program but won't disclose who is in it

Meta has responded to the dozens of recommendations from the Oversight Board regarding its controversial cross-check program, which shields high-profile users from the company’s automated content moderation systems.. → Read More

Twitter updates violent speech policy to ban ‘wishes of harm’

Twitter introduced an updated “violent speech” policy, which contains some notable additions compared with previous versions of the rules.. → Read More

Meta is reforming ‘Facebook jail’ in response to the Oversight Board

Meta says it’s reforming its penalty system so that people are less likely to land in "Facebook jail," for minor rule violations.. → Read More

Two Supreme Court cases could upend the rules of the internet

This week, the Supreme Court will hear two cases, Gonzalez v. → Read More

Meta is bringing Telegram-like ‘channels’ to Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg just showed off “broadcast channels,” a new Instagram feature that brings one-way messaging to the app.. → Read More

Twitter opens its advertising platform to cannabis companies

Twitter is loosening its advertising policies to allow cannabis companies to promote their brands on the service.. → Read More

Twitter is making millions of dollars from previously banned accounts, report says

New research from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) estimates that Twitter “will generate up to $19 million a year in advertising revenue” from just 10 accounts that were once banned from the platform.. → Read More

Twitter says bots can use its API for free, with limitations

Twitter has shared more details about the upcoming changes to its API that will require most developers to pay in order to keep using its developer tools.. → Read More

Tweets and direct messages are broken for many Twitter users

Something is very wrong with Twitter right now, but it’s not clear exactly what.. → Read More

Trump White House asked Twitter to take down Chrissy Teigen's mean tweet about him

A former Twitter employee has shed new light on the company’s dealings with the White House while former President Donald Trump was in office.. → Read More

Twitter is shutting down its free API, here's what's going to break

Once Twitter shuts off free access to its API, thousands of apps, research projects, bots and other services will stop functioning. → Read More

Can TikTok convince the US it’s not a national security threat?

TikTok is pushing transparency and accountability as it tires to avoid more band and secure its future in the United States.. → Read More

Jury rules Elon Musk is not liable for shareholder losses after 'funding secured' tweets

A jury found that Elon Musk was not liable for Tesla investors’ losses, following a weeks-long trial in San Francisco.. → Read More

Senator asks Apple and Google to ban TikTok from their app stores

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, a Democrat who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, sent a letter to Apple and Google urging the companies to ban TikTok from their respective app stores.. → Read More

TikTok rolls out its own strike system for creators who violate its rules

TikTok is trying to make it easier for creators and others to navigate its rules, and understand what’s happening to their accounts.. → Read More

Facebook now has 2 billion users

Facebook now has 2 billion daily active users, Meta reported alongside its fourth-quarter earnings.. → Read More