The University of Toronto’s online security watchdog, Citizen Lab, revealed that Tencent’s social-media app, WeChat, secretly monitors content generated by users outside of China. The content is then used to bolster censorship within China. The research group conducted experiments where they created politically sensitive Chinese images and sent them between Canadian-registered WeChat users in a...
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Bill Ready’s Pinterest Turnaround Plan Is Expensive
Pinterest on Monday gave us an updated view into its new CEO Bill Ready’s strategy to revitalize the company. It’s an expensive plan, leading to such a spike in spending that profit fell a whopping 90%. And Pinterest, similar to Meta Platforms, is forecasting revenue that’s barely growing, thanks to a downturn in digital ad demand. But Ready can point to one big win: Pinterest’s once-sinking...
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