After YouTube pulled several of Alex Jones’ videos two weeks ago for violating its hate speech policies, more and more services similarly removed content uploaded by him and his InfoWars network, culminating today in bans on Facebook and Apple’s audio platforms. But amid the top media providers and social networks, one was notably silent: Twitter. As of today, the company’s official position remains that Jones, InfoWars and associated accounts are not currently violating its rules, a Twitter spokesperson told Engadget.
“We’re reviewing our policies in light of this and expect to make updates soon,” Twitter said in an additional statement. “We recognize that to promote healthy conversation we need to be responsive to ways the platform is being misused and we are committed to that here and everywhere.” It’s not certain what those changes might […]
To put that into perspective, that single match accounted for almost half of Telemundo’s 9.3 million live video streams yesterday, according to a press release. Two of the day’s other matches on the media network had lesser numbers, with Denmark vs. Australia generating 1.5 million and France-Peru getting 2.9 million livestreams. If you want more […]
The company has dubbed this set of flaws L1TF, or L1 Terminal Fault. It said today that two of the varieties can be mitigated with the updates available now, but the third, which only affects a subset of users — such as certain data centers — might require additional steps to be taken. You can […]