Riots

For obvious reasons, Trump doesn’t have a TikTok account. But the president’s speeches that helped incite the mob who yesterday stormed the U.S. Capitol will have no home on TikTok’s…

TikTok bans videos of Trump inciting mob, blocks #stormthecapital and other hashtags

It was hard not to feel emotional today, as the world watched for more than four hours as rioters stormed into and throughout the Capitol building in Washington to disrupt…

VCs dispense with niceties during Capitol riots: ‘Never talk to me again’

As chaos and violence have erupted in Washington, D.C., social media platforms are grappling with the fallout. A spokesperson for Reddit tells TechCrunch: Reddit’s site-wide policies prohibit content that promotes…

Reddit ‘taking action’ on site violations as rioters storm US Capitol

Just this morning we reported on the creation of a Google Group whose members are discussing how to use facial recognition technology to identify looters from London’s riots in online…

New Website Posts Photos of Rioters, Will Forward ID’s to Police

A new Google Group called “London Riots Facial Recognition” has appeared online, in the wake of the riots that rocked the U.K. capital over the weekend. The group’s goal is…

Google Group Members to Use Facial Recognition to Identify London Rioters

Wow, OK, don’t mess with nerds (’cause they’re real brave as long as they’re behind their keyboards, you see.) This whole HD DVD encryption thing has now jumped the shark,…

The nerds cried foul and Digg acquiesced. Digg’s founder—and deity to many—Kevin Rose just posted an explanation for all the shenanigans that happened yesterday regarding HD DVD encryption key stories…