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Recent articles by Karissa:

Former Twitter employees file class action gender discrimination lawsuit

Elon Musk has yet another class action lawsuit to contend with over his handling of mass layoffs at Twitter.. → Read More

Former Theranos COO Sunny Balwani sentenced to 12 years and 11 months in prison

Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, Theranos’ former chief operating officer, has been sentenced for his role in defrauding Theranos' former patients and investors.. → Read More

Instagram is telling creators when and why their posts are ‘shadowbanned’

Instagram is updating its account status feature to help creators “understand if their account’s content is eligible to be recommended to non-followers.”. → Read More

Snap is testing paid upgrades to popular AR lenses

Snapchat is testing out a new way for its augmented reality lens creators to make money from their creations.. → Read More

Meta's Oversight Board finds cross-check puts 'business concerns' ahead of human rights

In a policy advisory opinion, the Oversight Board found that Meta's cross-check program prioritizes the company’s business over the rights of its users.. → Read More

Ye is no longer buying Parler, the ‘free speech’ social media app

Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, is no longer buying Parler, the controversial social media app that’s billed itself as a “free speech” alternative to Twitter.. → Read More

Elon Musk says he and Tim Cook 'resolved the misunderstanding' about Twitter's iOS app

Elon Musk and Tim Cook have apparently made up following a dustup over the status of Twitter’s iOS app.. → Read More

Twitter is now pushing recommended tweets to everyone

Twitter is now pushing more tweets from accounts users don’t already follow into their timelines.. → Read More

Twitter claims ‘none of our policies have changed’ as advertisers continue to flee

One month into Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of Twitter, the company is once again trying to reassure advertisers and users about the direction of the platform.. → Read More

Twitter’s former head of safety says platform is less safe under Elon Musk

Yoel Roth, the company’s former head of trust and safety, said he believes the platform is less safe under Elon Musk.. → Read More

Elon Musk claims Apple has 'threatened to withhold’ Twitter from the App Store

Elon Musk has taken aim at Apple’s App Store policies amid claims that the company has “threatened to withhold” Twitter from its store.. → Read More

How Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to 11 years in prison

More than seven years after the first Wall Street Journal story about problems with Theranos’ blood tests, its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, was sentenced to over a decade in prison for defrauding the company’s investors.. → Read More

Meta is trying to prevent 'suspicious' adults from messaging teens on Facebook and Instagram

Meta is taking new steps to lock down teens’ privacy settings.. → Read More

Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to 11 years in prison on fraud charges

Elizabeth Holmes has been sentenced, almost a year after the former Theranos CEO was found guilty on four counts of fraud.. → Read More

Twitter hit with mass resignations after Elon Musk's ‘hardcore’ ultimatum

Elon Musk is now facing a new crisis at Twitter as a wave of employees seemed to reject his ultimatum of an “extremely hardcore” Twitter 2.0 or leave the company.. → Read More

Elon Musk changes Twitter’s remote work rules, again

Elon Musk is changing Twitter’s remote work rules yet again amid deadline for employees to commit to his vision for a “hardcore” company.. → Read More

Democratic senators ask FTC to investigate Elon Musk over his handling of Twitter

A group of Democratic senators have asked the FTC to investigate Elon Musk over his handling of users’ privacy and security in the wake of his takeover of Twitter.. → Read More

Amazon’s hardware chief confirms layoffs have started

Dave Limp, the head of Amazon’s hardware division, has confirmed that the tech giant is cutting jobs.. → Read More

Elon Musk says Twitter Blue verification is coming back November 29th

Elon Musk has set a new date for Twitter Blue’s paid verification to return: November 29th... → Read More

Twitter alternatives are thriving, but not everyone can just quit

Twitter alternatives like Mastodon are surging int he wake of Elon Musk's take over. → Read More