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Twitter Disables Trump Campaign's George Floyd Video Tribute

Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president.

Facebook Removes Nearly 200 Accounts Tied to Hate Groups

Facebook Removes Nearly 200 Accounts Tied to Hate Groups

By David Klepper | Jun 6
Facebook has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups that planned to encourage members to attend protests over police killings of black people — in some cases with weapons.

Reddit Co-Founder Leaves Board, Urges Black Replacement

Reddit Co-Founder Leaves Board, Urges Black Replacement

Jun 6
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidate.

U.S. Moves Forward with Plan to End Wild Bird Protections

U.S. Moves Forward with Plan to End Wild Bird Protections

By Matthew Brown | Jun 6
The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of birds could die as a result.

SpaceX Opens Era of Amateur Astronauts, Cosmic Movie Sets

SpaceX Opens Era of Amateur Astronauts, Cosmic Movie Sets

By Marcia Dunn | Jun 6
SpaceX's debut astronaut launch is the biggest, most visible opening shot yet in NASA's grand plan for commercializing Earth's backyard.

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

Jun 5
During any disease outbreak, epidemiologists want to quickly figure out whether superspreaders are part of the picture. Their existence can accelerate the rate of new infections or substantially expand the geographic distribution of the disease.