Twitter’s latest Trump labels say Biden won the election

  • December 19, 2020
Twitter’s election results labels are now decidedly more explicit. Variety found that Twitter is now labeling President Trump’s tweets (and presumably others) with a notice that “election officials have certified Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. p…

Senate Democrats call on YouTube to pull videos with election lies

  • November 24, 2020
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a letter on Tuesday from four Democratic senators expressing “deep concern” over the spread of election misinformation on Google’s video platform. In the letter, senators Robert Menendez of New Jersey, Mazie Hirono…

Joe Biden’s campaign has a ‘Fortnite’ island

  • October 31, 2020
If you’re running Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and want to make a last-minute push for the youth vote, what do you do? Set up a Fortnite island, apparently. Mashable reports (via Kotaku) that the Biden-Harris campaign has introduced a “Build Bac…

Are Facebook and Twitter ready for a contested election?

  • October 27, 2020
For Facebook and Twitter, the 2020 presidential election has required a different kind of preparation than in previous years. Yes, the companies are still watching out for foreign influence campaigns and other security threats, but there are also an…

Recommended Reading: Microsoft’s Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

  • September 12, 2020
Exclusive Q&A: Panos Panay on how the Surface Duo transforms Microsoft againRaymond Wong, InputYou’ve likely read our review by now, but Input caught up with Microsoft’s chief product officer to discuss the company’s new folding device. Panay dis…

Google will remove misleading election-related autocompletes

  • September 10, 2020
In the fight against fake news, even a search engine’s autocomplete suggestions can create confusion. Google announced today that it’s updating its autocomplete policies related to elections, adding that it will “remove predictions that could be inte…