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Twitter explains how to apply for a verification badge (Thu, 17 Dec 2020)
Twitter explains how to apply for a verification badge Your New Year's resolution to get verified on Twitter just got slightly more realistic. Three years after pausing the verification process, Twitter announced Thursday that it's making good on its November promise to start verifying accounts again. Or, rather, that it will make good on that promise. In a lengthy blog post, the company stated that starting next year it intends to launch a public application process where anyone can submit a request for a coveted blue checkmark.  What's more, as of Jan. 20, Twitter will also start applying a host of new rules and qualifications to already verified accounts — kicking off a possible landslide of de-verifications in the process.  Read more... More about Twitter, Social Media, Tech, and Social Media Companies
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This was the year TV figured out technology. Finally. (Thu, 17 Dec 2020)
This was the year TV figured out technology. Finally. If it weren't for technology, 2020 would truly have been the end of the world. We've had plagues before. We've had calls for social justice and government reform. We've had elections, overthrown tyrants. But we've never had it all at once, with a population of over seven billion and endless news and communication at our fingertips. TV and movies have no choice now but to incorporate technology and social media into characters' lives and worlds, but even decades into the 21st-century this can sometimes feel forced, stilted, or inauthentic. You get a sense that the people making these stories aren't necessarily engaging with whatever device or platform they've written into it, which can alienate the viewer or create something entirely unbelievable.  Read more... More about Television, Movies, Technology, Social Media, and Entertainment
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