TikTok explicitly calls out white nationalism, white genocide theory, and male supremacy as hate speech

Summary List Placement TikTok has overhauled its community guidelines to better tackle coded language and symbols that help spread hate speech. The company announced in a blog post on Wednesday morning that it “will stem the spread of coded language and symbols that can normalize hateful speech and behavior.” The announcement comes shortly after TikTok […]

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Kenjo raised one of the biggest HR tech seed rounds in Europe — check out the pitch deck that landed the startup $5.5 million

Summary List Placement COVID-19 has made well-oiled HR more important than ever as employees increasingly work remotely. Technology in human resources has traditionally focused on making life easier for administrators rather than employees, according to Kenjo CEO David Padilla. The rise in remote working could lead to employee dissatisfaction if not dealt with, something he […]

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USPS told its postal police officers to stand down, igniting concerns about mail-in ballot security and sparking another lawsuit against the agency

Summary List Placement In late August, the United States Postal Service issued a directive ordering its postal police officers to end their patrol duties, sparking a lawsuit from the officers’ union and concerns about the security of mail-in ballots just weeks before the election. The order directed officers to “end all mail-protection and other law-enforcement […]

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The Trump administration separated thousands of migrant children from their families at the border — lawyers say they still can’t find the parents of 545 of those children

Summary List Placement Lawyers from the ACLU said in a court filing that they have been unable to locate the parents of 545 migrant children the Trump administration separated at the US-Mexico border, NBC News reported Tuesday. The lawyers said that, out of 1,030 families separated by the Department of Homeland Security, they’ve been able […]

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Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021, joining other major tech companies (AMZN)

Summary List Placement Amazon has again extended its work-from-home policy, allowing some office-based workers to continue working remotely until June 2021, Bloomberg reported Tuesday and Business Insider confirmed. “Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021,” an Amazon spokesperson told Business […]

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put up ridiculous numbers on her Twitch stream, hitting more than 400,000 viewers

Summary List Placement Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. was already known for her innovation in political messaging on social media networks like Twitter and Instagram, but she took things to a new level Tuesday night in a widely viewed Twitch stream. Hitting almost 440,000 viewers simultaneously at one point, AOC brought a massive audience to the […]

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Retired Navy SEAL William McRaven says bin Laden conspiracy theory Trump boosted is as ‘crazy’ as denying the moon landing

Summary List Placement Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, the former head of US Special Operations Command, said Tuesday that the Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump boosted on Twitter last week was as crazy as denying the moon landing. Last Tuesday, Trump retweeted a post from a since-suspended account that was […]

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Retired Navy SEAL William McRaven says bin Laden conspiracy theory Trump boosted is as ‘crazy’ as denying the moon landing

Summary List Placement Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, the former head of US Special Operations Command, said Tuesday that the Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump boosted on Twitter last week was as crazy as denying the moon landing. Last Tuesday, Trump retweeted a post from a since-suspended account that was […]

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Retired Navy SEAL William McRaven says bin Laden conspiracy theory Trump boosted is as ‘crazy’ as denying the moon landing

Summary List Placement Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, the former head of US Special Operations Command, said Tuesday that the Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump boosted on Twitter last week was as crazy as denying the moon landing. Last Tuesday, Trump retweeted a post from a since-suspended account that was […]

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