On Thursday, Google and Twitter both announced policy updates to help curb the spread of misinformation ahead of the U.S. elections in November. Google said it would remove its Autocomplete feature on its search bar for queries that could be interpreted for or against a political candidate or party, including suggestions for donations. It will also stop suggesting search queries for statements...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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