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- Twitter ‘smytes’ customersTwitter today announced it was acquiring the “trust and safety as a service” startup Smyte to help it better address issues related to online abuse, harassment, spam, and security on its platform. But it also decided to immediately shut down access to Smyte’s API without warning, leaving Smyte’s existing customers no time to transition to a new service provider. The change left Smyte’s current customer base stranded, with production issues related to the safety of their own platforms. Needless to say, many were not happy about this situation and took to Twitter to register their complaints. According to Smyte’s website, its clients included Indiegogo, GoFundMe, npm, Musical.ly, TaskRabbit, Meetup, OLX, ThredUp, YouNow, 99 Designs, Carousell, and Zendesk – big name brands that used Smyte’s feature set in a variety of ways to combat fraud, abuse, harassment, scams, spam, and other security issues. While Twitter had earlier told TechCrunch that it would be “winding… ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Fortnite’s endgame set to change, giving players new ways to win – CNETEpic is looking at ways to give players more ways to counter shotguns, rockets and uncapped building. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Roseanne cast gets a reprieve with spin-off ordered by ABC – CNETAfter Roseanne Barr's racist tweet, the new ABC show, The Conners, will feature the cast without Barr's involvement in any way. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Adventure Time and Minecraft merge for special episode – CNETMathematical! Finn, Princess Bubblegum, Marceline and other characters get blocky in a new Minecraft crossover episode, airing on Cartoon Network in July. ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- ‘Tell Microsoft to drop ICE as a client or lose us as GitHub users,’ say coder...Nearly 100 GitHub coders are asking Microsoft to choose -- them, or US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ..... Read More.3 hours ago
- Fortnite’s season 4, week 8 challenges and how to complete them – CNETSeason 4 is drawing to a close, but there's still time to collect loot by completing challenges for your Battle Pass... and we'll tell you where to go. ..... Read More.3 hours ago