Done cloning Snapchat, Facebook is now chasing Chinese short-form video sensation TikTok with the launch of its knock-off Lasso. Available now for iOS and Android, Lasso is Facebook's answer to the zany mobile lipsyncing playground that's gained ground with young users, both in China and in the West. The release confirms TechCrunch's scoop from last month that the company was building an app called Lasso to let people share short videos with soundtracks. With TikTok [...]
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PayPal has shut down several accounts, including those for far-right group the Proud Boys and their founder, Gavin McInnes, for the promotion of “hate, violence, or other forms of intolerance.” Several anti-fascist groups were also banned as part of the same wave of policy enforcement. PayPal confirmed the bans to TechCrunch, which were first reported by BuzzFeed News. The Proud Boys are a right-wing organization that has until recently managed to avoid being labeled a [...]
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Both impressively realistic and yet unsettlingly soulless. [...]
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A woman is sexually harassed every 20 hours on São Paulo's trains, buses and subways, a HuffPost Brazil analysis finds. [...]
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The airline has said the actions had caused an "irreparable breach of trust." [...]
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Plus: What Bolsonaro's presidency could mean for women and the LGBTQ community in Brazil. [...]
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Johann Rehbogen has been charged with being an accessory to murder while working at Stutthof concentration camp. [...]
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The United States estimates between 6,000-12,000 bodies are contained in the 202 graves documented in the report. [...]
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