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YouTube’s latest fiasco points to a deeper problem for tech – The Washington Post

First, YouTube said a streaming star’s repeated homophobic remarks about a Vox writer did not violate the platform’s rules. Then, after a lot of furious people sent a lot of furious tweets prompting a lot of scorn-filled news stories, YouTube determined the remarks did violate its rules, and announced it would strip advertising from the offending …

Smartphone users warned to be careful of the Antichrist – BBC News

People’s dependence on smartphones and modern technology could bring about the coming of the Antichrist, the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church has warned. Russian social media users largely responded with humour and scepticism, while some accused the Church of “serving the regime”. Speaking to Russian state TV, Patriarch Kirill said …