Monday, October 31, 2016

Episode 16: Racial Targeting and a Withering Vine

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A publication called Facebook out for racist policies regarding its ad targeting. Was it the exposure of a nefarious practice or an overblown assertion?

Vine never had a fighting chance, thanks to mismanagement at Twitter. What went wrong? And a special tribute to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."



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Be sure to check out other major stories from the October 31st edition of the newsletter:

 

Credits

Theme song: "The Liberty Bell," by John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Marine Band and shared under a Creative Commons 3.0 license.

Incidental music: "One More Stripper" by APAMusic, royalty-free license from Pond5.com.

Voice over: Toni Deckers

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