Leaked posts show Facebook employees asking the company to remove Trump’s threat of violence

Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Facebook’s decision not to take action against recent posts about mail-in ballots and the Minnesota protests by President Trump is roiling employees, some of whom are calling on executives to reconsider their stance. In response to an internal post explaining the company’s rationale, some employees criticized the company’s neutral […]Read More

Apple comes out swinging against Tile after EU complaint

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge On Tuesday, Tile sent a letter to European competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, accusing Apple of anticompetitive behavior. Tile, best known for its Bluetooth tracking devices, argued that Apple is disadvantaging Tile (relative to Apple’s own services) by defaulting the “always allow” function to “off” for third-party tracking products […]Read More

Joe Biden doesn’t like Trump’s Twitter order, but still wants to revoke Section 230

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden still wants to repeal the pivotal internet law that provides social media companies like Facebook and Twitter with broad legal immunity over content posted by their users, a campaign spokesperson told The Verge Friday. Still, the campaign emphasized key disagreements with the executive order signed […]Read More
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