Twitter co-founder subtweets Jack Dorsey following Trump meeting

Can you block your co-founder?Image: Drew Angerer / getty  The subtweet is coming from inside the house. Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey was on the receiving end of a not-so-subtle own today following an April 23 Oval Office meeting with Donald Trump. It seems that Biz Stone, one of the company’s original co-founders, doesn’t think too highly of the CEO’s justification for meeting with the President. And so, Stone did what many frustrated Twitter users do: he used the platform to make his displeasure known.  SEE ALSO: Twitter users trolled Jack Dorsey on a giant projection screen during his TED Talk “I’ve got a meeting today that could result in division,” wrote Stone. “I’m letting you know so you …

Delete Facebook says WhatsApp co-founder

Facebook's News Feed changes haven't done much to stop misleading content from going viral.Image: carl court / Getty Images More than a year after Facebook changed its News Feed algorithm to make us feel better, new data suggests we’re still sharing the same old garbage as before.  NewsWhip, an analytics company that tracks how content spreads across Facebook, put out a new report looking at how last year’s News Feed changes have affected what’s being shared on Facebook. Unsurprisingly, its findings aren’t very encouraging. SEE ALSO: Facebook announces a big News Feed change — and just wants you to be happy For context: Mark Zuckerberg announced sweeping changes to News Feed last January, promising that “we feel a responsibility to …

Trump admin considers using social media to deny you benefits

Sorry, not sorry.Image: Anadolu Agency / getty As if you needed another reason to stop posting on Facebook.  The Trump administration is reportedly working in collaboration with the Social Security Administration to develop a plan for combing through social media posts for evidence — whatever that means — that those receiving certain types of government benefits should have those benefits denied. That’s right, your ‘gram-worthy vacation pics could soon cause you to lose your disability insurance benefits.  So reports the New York Times, which cites “administration officials” as confirming that the White House is “actively” working on making this authoritarian fever dream a reality. The idea is not a new one, the Times notes, having been suggested in an earlier …