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Board, News Literacy Project. Former columnist, WSJ. Co-founder: AllThingsD, Recode, D & Code Conferences, Ctrl-Walt-Delete. Former Exec Editor, The Verge.

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Zoom announces 90-day feature freeze to fix privacy and security issues - The Verge https://t.co/pabc4nV2s5 @baltmatrix @sprint I tested it right in the popular inner harbor of Baltimore on a phone supplied by Sprint, becau… https://t.co/P0Z0KyOaQz @rellert @Zoom I believe (please correct me if I’m wrong, somebody) that this only happened if you logged in using… https://t.co/Mu6DvEjYwDOne of the big mistakes that led to ⁦@sprint⁩’s demise was its bet on WiMAX, the wrong 4G technology. Here’s my 201… https://t.co/ekP3eSF77fThere would be no Playtone without Adam Schlesinger, without his That Thing You Do! He was a One-der. Lost him to… https://t.co/NV1mhYbG0o
Retweeted by Walt MossbergWe’re going to lose many beloved people, personal & public, from this virus. But I want to mourn an incredibly tale… https://t.co/SbvHZmkgMY @emilynussbaum Let me just say for the record that I am a huge Adam Schlesinger/Fountains of Wayne fan. “Little Red… https://t.co/nOMnnuKNGO @fxshaw Definitely Vista!
4/2
2020
This 👇 from a funny and excellent video pro. https://t.co/FJhdPRVhqCHow much do you know about social media companies' policies in terms of reporting falsehoods about #coronavirus? Te… https://t.co/ctOqDT9yvv
Retweeted by Walt Mossberg @racheld I’m so thrilled! How wonderful!How well do you know social media platforms' policies toward #misinformation? Take our new 10-question quiz; lear… https://t.co/6Hk6wMuAKv
Retweeted by Walt Mossberg @wienbar @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams Thanks! @pkafka @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams I’m not surprised. @pkafka @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams I’m trying to visualize that. @moehlert @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams Got it. Thanks for clarifying. I just get annoyed when people seem to… https://t.co/RyuQRMSzKK @karaswisher @BretBaier This tweet from Hannity is a badge of honor for you, @karaswisher. One of many. @moehlert @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams If a product is harder to use for non-techies than its competition, it… https://t.co/WNBhZIJuw7 @pkafka @KatieBoehret @WSJ @MicrosoftTeams No live video teaching? @richardlander I’m so sorry. My condolences.Read this 👇. @KatieBoehret was for years one of the most-respected tech reviewers in the country. She had a weekly… https://t.co/rivA9pI3kU"Before the coronavirus, there was something I used to worry about," writes @NellieBowles. "It was called screen ti… https://t.co/sP657vKjd9
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4/1
2020
@Suncuss So use Firefox. That particular limitation you cite isn’t very important to most average users.Fantastic show, even for non-sci-fi fans. It's really about humanity and is especially timely now. As I recall, dur… https://t.co/kHklY8i6wI @racheld @JamieStelter Yay!This new podcast is great. It’s not maudlin. It’s comforting. https://t.co/r6gayKvCvFI just subscribed to this all-new channel from the veteran tech journalist @reneritchie . You should too. He’s bran… https://t.co/AR2Gbskr6p @reneritchie Subscribed! Can’t wait to watch the new stuff. @JoannaStern Oh, I’d have a big piece! And Happy Birthday, @MichelleBarna !
3/31
2020
@cmadison @shortproof We’re taking short walks in our neighborhood daily and intend to keep doing it. As I understa… https://t.co/oJFSNGA4Gk @shortproof Totally. @segalnyc @BrendanEich @BangTheClose @brave I am not a paid influencer. I don’t consult Apple or any other company… https://t.co/NdQuRfNqsr @shortproof You misunderstand. He’s been issuing exec orders and taking steps for weeks. Everyone here who can is a… https://t.co/LHaM6s0OMs @megangrA Better than most tech marketing. @dvvik Although the battery life is great on my iPhone 11 Pro, I often use low power mode to make it even better. I… https://t.co/oHtIJoboQ4Maryland is in legal lockdown mode starting at 8 pm. Usual exceptions for essential jobs, food and meds shopping, d… https://t.co/5bl5dVQDik @vgcerf Get better soon. We need you."Even the most benevolent fakes create a kind of 'white noise' on social media. They saturate the information ecosy… https://t.co/GDM9luGx90
Retweeted by Walt MossbergWe owe an immeasurable debt to every doctor, every nurse, every first responder, every person who is putting their… https://t.co/d3x3XQQCcM
Retweeted by Walt Mossberg @davidglenwalker Not yet. But the MB Airs are sterilized daily 😊My daughter-in-law’s timely birthday cake for my son. Context is everything! https://t.co/Oqlo7YPbzCHere’s a lovely, hope-filled column by ⁦@AskingAmy⁩, my old friend Amy Dickinson, who writes the syndicated Ask Amy… https://t.co/DrHIpcIcQg @ahess247 @ArlenSchweiger @PBS Yes. With help from them.If you like history, and you have the ⁦@PBS⁩ streaming app, here’s a huge list of free content. https://t.co/G2VuMF2DzS @qhardy @theofficenbc But it probably wasn’t produced during a scary global pandemic by a handsome TV and movie sta… https://t.co/lZUG2oujOJ @DBRTweetz I just simply don’t have those problems with it. @MarkVenaTechGuy Why would I switch from Safari? The privacy and OS integration alone are worth it.Some Good News with John Krasinski, a Good News “TV Show” via Zoom, with special guest, his castmate from… https://t.co/ugwB4c7XXAThis is a disgusting example of profiteering during a health crisis, pandering to wealth, and endangering people fo… https://t.co/DT6HVh4u4H
3/30
2020
@CB_cjust I’ve never encountered this. @emarticor @sasha_fishter I’m addressing mainstream users - the vast, vast majority of people. Not developers. I ap… https://t.co/OoFrjduB1D @brooke Not me. Or anyone around here. We did banana bread. @LuchoDell Then I guess you’re stuck.If you’re a Firefox fan, that’s good too. My point is just that Chrome, which years ago worked great on Macs, is no… https://t.co/1N5RkYBxkj @LeeLoiChieng I like privacy. Why switch from Safari?If you use a Mac, and you insist on using Chrome, stop complaining about speed, fan noise, or battery life. It’s we… https://t.co/L6uFTp6cTK @racheld 👏👏👏👏 @racheld Fantastic news! I’m so happy for you guys!
3/29
2020
@JoannaStern @realrobcopeland That reading plan is good for your mental health. @JoannaStern My iPad was atop a Kleenex box.Here’s the link: https://t.co/iCtqj4xCVxPlease read this short tweet from my pal @sallyshin. I followed up and just got a beautiful video rendition of a so… https://t.co/dqnxHkY2D0Nice. https://t.co/wiYRBVTzCw @leonardkrill @PBS My problem was on Apple TV. @brooke For YEARS, I’ve suspected you had a secret garage, @brooke. I just *knew* it!Rhode Island Police to Hunt Down New Yorkers Seeking Refuge - Bloomberg https://t.co/d5sf3P87eQ @JohnLMacFarlane Tragic.Not only should @PBS fix its broken Passport paywall, it really should lift it altogether during the pandemic, as o… https://t.co/I3b1XRzh0F @thegreatgadsby You, too, Ian. @fundhunter_co @domenicopanacea Thanks!One of the very worst streaming experiences I’ve encountered is @PBS Passport. It repeatedly forgets that I am a me… https://t.co/GwY1QCgQqA @JasonHirschhorn Thanks, Jason! @federiko87 Thanks! @domenicopanacea Thanks, Domenico. I will. You do the same, please. And thank you for what you do. @casey_lau Thanks, Casey. I’ll never forget that night in Hong Kong.
3/28
2020
@katierosman I’d look ahead a little, and talk about Tikkun Olam - repairing the world.Here's the Apple website, just launched this morning https://t.co/Ga0PvZPvEX
Retweeted by Walt Mossberg @MarkVenaTechGuy Thanks, Mark. Please stay safe and well.Teachers & parents: this is for you. @NewsLitProject offering free premium licenses for online platform to U.S. edu… https://t.co/2dfGdXAgES
Retweeted by Walt MossbergAmerica has officially gone berserk. Concern about #COVID19 is now partisan: Democrats fear the #pandemic, Republic… https://t.co/9RRsJAxuW7
Retweeted by Walt Mossberg @sallyshin Done.In the end, the story will not be about where the virus came from — it will be about the richest country in the wor… https://t.co/LLAWuiZBdX
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3/27
2020
One less thing to worry about... https://t.co/CNMw6Cscyd @sunnyslopegirl1 Also hummus. @racheld So glad the trend for him is better.My self-isolation diet is 20% Triscuits (“with a hint of sea salt”). https://t.co/eBCBVqdbRl @ccwu Great! @pkafka Thanks. Great!We need to do everything possible to stop the spread of the virus. The best is for those who can to stay home. But,… https://t.co/mkvfIVIvWg @racheld Why worry about that?Play this. It’s seven seconds and extremely important. https://t.co/WusNyXXdNi @katzish Oh, no.
3/26
2020
This is great educational content for your kids in grades 6-12. Especially now that they be seeing lots of false in… https://t.co/FfQkUGVN8z @IamSuzanneCryer Absolutely. @LaurenGoode Excellent piece. And, yes, wills are important. And not just for the olds. I wrote my first, simple wi… https://t.co/8p80KvFZBm @sree @floydcardoz @dhmeyer My condolences, Sree. Take care of yourself and your family.“...it will take a lot more than a few million more Zoom meetings and Netflix streams to bring down the internet” -… https://t.co/0Yvvy4QvBJBill Gates wants businesses to stay closed in coronavirus pandemic. We can’t just “ignore that pile of bodies in th… https://t.co/RpzDjDjN2dNot one single additional person should get sick or die because of Trump’s plans. State and local officials, and citizens, must resist. @dccampfin @kohort And none of the people I’m reluctantly and temporarily returning to Facebook to follow.
3/25
2020

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