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China’s indoctrination app downloaded more than Gmail

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The Chinese Communist Party’s indoctrination app is absolutely crushing it. 

Study the Great Nation, available in the App Store, allows users to spend hours a day learning about their Great Leader, taking quizzes to demonstrate their devotion to said leader, and parroting back their absolute favorite leader’s quotes. And, according to mobile app analytics company SensorTower, it’s the 9th most popular app worldwide in the App Store (not including Apple apps).   

That’s right, an app that…

China’s indoctrination app downloaded more than Gmail

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The Chinese Communist Party’s indoctrination app is absolutely crushing it. 

Study the Great Nation, available in the App Store, allows users to spend hours a day learning about their Great Leader, taking quizzes to demonstrate their devotion to said leader, and parroting back their absolute favorite leader’s quotes. And, according to mobile app analytics company SensorTower, it’s the 9th most popular app worldwide in the App Store (not including Apple apps).   

That’s right, an app that…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

Expert Panel: What even IS ‘tech ethics’?

It’s been a pleasure, this past month, to launch a weekly series investigating issues in tech ethics, here at TechCrunch. As discussions around my first few pieces have taken off, I’ve noticed one question recurring in a number of different ways: what even IS “tech ethics”? I believe there’s lots of room for debate about what this growing field entails, and I hope that remains the case because we’re going to need multiple ethical perspectives on technologies that are changing…

Facebook loses CPO Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels

Thirteen-year Facebook veteran, chief product officer and the spirit animal of the social network Chris Cox is departing the company after two years of seeking to do something new. Cox’s exit is part of a big executive reshuffle as Facebook embarks on prioritizing privacy through messaging, groups, Stories and back-end unification of its chat features.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the departure of his long-time friend, saying, “For a few years, Chris has been discussing with me his…

All the best signs from Women’s March events around the world

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The Women’s March is back for its third year, and despite several layers of controversy surrounding the march’s leadership, highly attended events were still held across the world.

In Dec. 2018, the march came under fire when Tablet Magazine reported allegations that the organization’s leaders made anti-Semitic remarks.

The fallout was fierce and the allegations were handled in a way that drew added criticism, with Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory refusing to condemn anti-Jewish comments…

All the best signs from Women’s March events around the world

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The Women’s March is back for its third year, and despite several layers of controversy surrounding the march’s leadership, highly attended events were still held across the world.

In Dec. 2018, the march came under fire when Tablet Magazine reported allegations that the organization’s leaders made anti-Semitic remarks.

The fallout was fierce and the allegations were handled in a way that drew added criticism, with Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory refusing to condemn anti-Jewish comments…

All the best signs from Women’s March events around the world

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The Women’s March is back for its third year, and despite several layers of controversy surrounding the march’s leadership, highly attended events were still held across the world.

In Dec. 2018, the march came under fire when Tablet Magazine reported allegations that the organization’s leaders made anti-Semitic remarks.

The fallout was fierce and the allegations were handled in a way that drew added criticism, with Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory refusing to condemn anti-Jewish comments…