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Linked: “Why I Quit Twitter — and Left Behind 35,000 Followers”

via NYTimes: When I announced Tuesday that I would leave Twitter to the anti-Semites, racists and misogynist “Bernie Bros” who had been threatening female reporters covering Hillary Clinton, something clicked in Twitter headquarters. Almost immediately, I began receiving emailed notices informing me that many of the accounts I had flagged had been suspended. I could …

Linked: “The 9.7″ iPad Pro Review”

via Anandtech: The 9.7” iPad Pro is an upgrade from the iPad Air 2 in essentially every respect. What’s interesting is that in some ways it actually represents an upgrade from the 12.9” iPad Pro. While a quick examination of Apple’s launches would lead you to believe that the 9.7” iPad Pro was launched late, …

Linked: “Read more blogs”

via Seth Godin: Here’s the thing: Google doesn’t want you to read blogs. They shut down their RSS reader and they’re dumping many blog subscriptions into the gmail promo folder, where they languish unread. And Facebook doesn’t want you to read blogs either. They have cut back the organic sharing some blogs benefitted from so …

Linked: “Facebook Wants to Help Sell Every Ad on the Web”

via WSJ: Facebook disclosed in March that about 1.65 billion people now use the site each month. According to the International Telecommunication Union, a total of 3.17 billion people used the Internet globally in 2015. To date, Facebook has only showed ads across its Audience Network to Facebook users, targeted based on information the company …