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Twitter’s New Data Fees Leave Scientists Scrambling for Funding – or Cutting Research
Twitter is ending free access to its application programming interface, or API. An API serves as a software “middleman” allowing two applications to talk to each other.
Tax Filing Websites Have Been Sending Users’ Financial Information to Facebook
Major tax filing services such as H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer have been quietly transmitting sensitive financial information to Facebook when Americans file their taxes online, The Markup has learned.
A Social Media Expert Explains How Mastodon Works and Why It Won’t Be a New Twitter | Opinion
In the wake of Elon Musk’s noisy takeover of Twitter, people have been looking for alternatives to the increasingly toxic microblogging social media platform. Many of those fleeing or hedging their bets have turned to Mastodon, which has attracted hundreds of thousands of new users since Twitter’s acquisition.
What Holds Women Back From the Tech Industry? Girls Who Code Report Assesses Gender Gap
The percentage of women and nonbinary people entering tech has dropped over the last 40 years, but the organization’s CEO still has reasons to hope.