1000 subscribers! The EU fines Meta a record fine and Twitter is still heading south 🔐 #WEEKLY ~ May 28th
It's not going well in The Messenger. Netflix is tackling password sharing. Social media IS a risk to children. Facebook sold Giphy. Twitter's role as a source of media traffic continues to decline.
A thousand. Subscribers, total. 32 paying. Both very nice numbers, and thanks to all of you who subscribe free or pay. Since end of June 2022, when #tyden started Sunday posting, btw.
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One of the political editors left The Messenger; sources detail tensions over organizational turmoil and demands for mass production of articles based on competitors' topics. In particular, the mass production of articles based on competitors' topics is something that is practiced in the Czech Republic. Some even have great popularity tools for this, the cursed Seznam Newsfeed. (Ney York Times)
The West Coast editor left before The Messenger was launched. She said she was hired because of her long journalism career, but the job required aggregated content and clickbait. (Daily Beast)
Interview: 'There have been all kinds of toxic behaviours. Timnit Gebru on her firing from Google , the dangers of artificial intelligence and the biases of big tech companies. (The Guardian)
Netflix is launching a global crackdown on password sharing. Extra users can pay extra, but that email you get might not mean you're doing anything wrong at all. It's just Netflix will never be able to reliably determine "who's a household." (Cybernews)
Netflix’s password-sharing crackdown is here — and it costs $7.99 per month (The Verge)
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Social media IS a risk to children. Actually, nothing new. Except that the "surgeon general" is a bit of a substantial authority in the US. But do you think it will do any good? #weektolisten
Max introduces a higher price tier for $20 per month: offers four simultaneous streams, 100 offline downloads and over 1,000 movies and shows in 4K UHD resolution. If you're confused about what "Max" is, it's the original HBO Max. (Variety)