NFL loosens its policies on teams posting GIFs and videos

The NFL’s current rules social media posts have been rather draconian, even after a recent rethink. Football teams couldn’t post any video during the game window until the NFL made a sanctioned clip available on its servers, and they couldn’t create…

The NFL's current rules social media posts have been rather draconian, even after a recent rethink. Football teams couldn't post any video during the game window until the NFL made a sanctioned clip available on its servers, and they couldn't create…

NFL loosens its policies on teams posting GIFs and videos

The NFL’s current rules social media posts have been rather draconian, even after a recent rethink. Football teams couldn’t post any video during the game window until the NFL made a sanctioned clip available on its servers, and they couldn’t create…

The NFL's current rules social media posts have been rather draconian, even after a recent rethink. Football teams couldn't post any video during the game window until the NFL made a sanctioned clip available on its servers, and they couldn't create…

Airbnb drops its lawsuit against New York

Some of Airbnb’s larger US legal battles are winding down quickly. In the wake of a settlement with the state, the rental listings company is dropping a lawsuit against New York that fought a ban on short-term rentals where the tenant isn’t present….

Some of Airbnb's larger US legal battles are winding down quickly. In the wake of a settlement with the state, the rental listings company is dropping a lawsuit against New York that fought a ban on short-term rentals where the tenant isn't present….

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Facebook Shouldn’t
Fact-Check
Jessica Lessin,
The New York Times

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Facebook Shouldn't
Fact-Check
Jessica Lessin,
The New York Times

How should Facebook combat fake news? The company isn't sure yet, but one tech journalist argues fact-checking isn't the answer. The Information's editor-in-chief Jessica Lessin penn…

ICYMI: Crowdsourcing the space poop problem

Today on In Case You Missed It: NASA and HeroX are asking for help from the public to try to create a bathroom that can be used for up to six days, inside space suits. Previously astronauts have worn diapers during missions in space suits, …

Today on In Case You Missed It: NASA and HeroX are asking for help from the public to try to create a bathroom that can be used for up to six days, inside space suits. Previously astronauts have worn diapers during missions in space suits, but tha…

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Letter from the Editor

December’s here, and that means the holidays have kicked into overdrive as companies everywhere hope that it’s their gear you’ll be giving. Google, however, has made the curious decision to ignore one of its more successful…

Letter from the Editor

December's here, and that means the holidays have kicked into overdrive as companies everywhere hope that it's their gear you'll be giving. Google, however, has made the curious decision to ignore one of its more successful…

Facebook could fight fake news with curated articles

The proliferation of fake news on its network has haunted Facebook since the presidential election. Initially downplaying its impact, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come around to start speaking on the social platform’s action plan, including cutting off ad…

The proliferation of fake news on its network has haunted Facebook since the presidential election. Initially downplaying its impact, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come around to start speaking on the social platform's action plan, including cutting off ad…

2016 claims another victim: Your privacy

In a blow to privacy on par with the Patriot Act, changes to the rules around warrants grant the US government unprecedented hacking powers in any jurisdiction, and on as many devices as they want.

The changes to a measure known as Rule 41 we…

In a blow to privacy on par with the Patriot Act, changes to the rules around warrants grant the US government unprecedented hacking powers in any jurisdiction, and on as many devices as they want.

The changes to a measure known as Rule 41 were made…