Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming service, said it had disabled President Trump’s channel indefinitely following the violent takeover of the Capitol on Wednesday. Twitch’s decision comes as social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat face pressure from users and employees to crack down on speech calling for political violence. On Thursday, Facebook announced it was banning posts...
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Big Tech and Big Media Have Made Up: Now What? Inside the New Era in the Tech and Media Wars
Despite all the knives pointed at big tech right now, some longtime antagonists to the tech industry seem to be taking a back seat in the fights. These are the big media companies whose leaders have for years poked, prodded and attacked tech leaders at every chance they got. This isn’t to say that reporters are easing up. News coverage of tech companies from journalists, of course, has...
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