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On its 20th birthday, Wikipedia might be safest place online

SAN FRANCISCO — Wikipedia is a thing that shouldn’t work, but somehow does. Hundreds of thousands of volunteers, without pay, collectively trying to document every corner of human knowledge, including history happening in real time. On Wednesday, the online encyclopedia‘s strengths and quirks were on full display as hundreds of volunteers furiously worked to create […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the Trump ban reflected ‘a failure’ to police online discourse

In a lengthy philosophical tweetstorm, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said he took no pride in the decision to remove President Trump’s account from the service last week, describing the decision as a “failure” to ultimately create a service that could sustain civil discourse and healthy conversations. Dorsey’s statements — the first time the CEO […]

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Trump scrambles to find new social network after Twitter ban, as White House prepares to blast big tech

Twitter’s decision to ban President Trump mere days before the end of his term sparked a fierce political backlash among his most fervent allies on Saturday, sending some of his supporters — and the White House itself — scrambling to find another potent tool to communicate online. Many prominent conservatives — including Brad Parscale, Trump’s […]