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Twitter tests filter to bury unwanted DMs even further

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So, you say you’re already a pro at ignoring your unsolicited and unwanted Twitter direct messages. But what if there was a way to ignore them even harder?

It’s your lucky day. The social media giant that brought us such hits as the hashtag and the retweet with comment feature is back at it again with a new hotness that’s sure to change the Twitter game. Specifically, the company announced Thursday the test of a new DM filter that could help you achieve your dream of never seeing another…

Hard seltzer from Four Loko is on the way

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The alcohol company has decided to join in on the hard seltzer trend after a recent spike of memes related to White Claw.

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Four Loko teased an incredibly hard seltzer and nobody is coping

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As well as being Hot Girl Summer, it’s also been the summer of hard seltzer. The range of beverages I like to refer to as the Spicy Waters got a delicious low-sugar booze injection for 2019 — no more spiking your La Croix with gin in steadily, sloppily increasing doses!

So really, we brought this on ourselves.

Hard Seltzers ran so we could fly pic.twitter.com/g5ilBIyhl4

— Four Loko (@fourloko) August 13, 2019

Yes, everyone’s problematic-fave, definitely-not-caffeinated-anymore-

Facebook reminds private groups: We’re watching

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Just because you’re in a private Facebook doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping tabs on what you’re doing.

That’s the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog post published Wednesday, Facebook’s VP of Engineering Tom Alison outlined some of the steps the company is taking to police bad behavior in groups, even if the groups aren’t visible to the public. 

“Being in a private group doesn’t mean that your actions should go unchecked,” Alison…

Facebook reminds private groups: We’re watching

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Just because you’re in a private Facebook doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping tabs on what you’re doing.

That’s the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog post published Wednesday, Facebook’s VP of Engineering Tom Alison outlined some of the steps the company is taking to police bad behavior in groups, even if the groups aren’t visible to the public. 

“Being in a private group doesn’t mean that your actions should go unchecked,” Alison…

Facebook reminds private groups: We’re watching

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Just because you’re in a private Facebook doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping tabs on what you’re doing.

That’s the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog post published Wednesday, Facebook’s VP of Engineering Tom Alison outlined some of the steps the company is taking to police bad behavior in groups, even if the groups aren’t visible to the public. 

“Being in a private group doesn’t mean that your actions should go unchecked,” Alison…

Facebook reminds private groups: We’re watching

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Just because you’re in a private Facebook doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping tabs on what you’re doing.

That’s the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog post published Wednesday, Facebook’s VP of Engineering Tom Alison outlined some of the steps the company is taking to police bad behavior in groups, even if the groups aren’t visible to the public. 

“Being in a private group doesn’t mean that your actions should go unchecked,” Alison…

Facebook reminds private groups: we’re watching

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Just because you’re in a private Facebook doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping tabs on what you’re doing.

That’s the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog post published Wednesday, Facebook’s VP of Engineering Tom Alison outlined some of the steps the company is taking to police bad behavior in groups, even if the groups aren’t visible to the public. 

“Being in a private group doesn’t mean that your actions should go unchecked,” Alison…

Adobe plans to work on AR, mixed reality software

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Adobe is giving artists the ability to create 3D and AR worlds without needing to code thanks to three new Apps the company is planning to release in 2019. Read more…

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Facebook let contractors listen to audio recordings from users

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Facebook was listening. Sort of. 

It turns out the company that only recently made a performative pivot toward privacy was paying contractors to listen to and transcribe users’ conversations, according to Bloomberg.

Notably, the contractors reportedly did not know how Facebook obtained the audio and weren’t informed as to why it needed to be transcribed. Allegedly, the recordings included “vulgar content” — although the specifics of what that means is unclear. 

The audio in question…