On Friday, former president Barack Obama spoke for an hour at the MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. But his speech wasn't just about sports analytics. He talked at length about the role social media companies have in our political divide "I do think the large platforms — Google and Facebook being the most obvious, Twitter and others as well, are part of … [Read more...] about Barack Obama warns Facebook and Google to check themselves and consider their role in our divided society
Hey. Tomorrow we have a TNW Answers session with cryptography expert, Iddo Bentov. HAVE YOU ASKED YOUR QUESTION YET? Top trending tech news: 📱 Smartphone sales declined for the first time (TechCrunch) 📞 FB now lets you add users to calls without disruption (TNW) 😮 Samsung Galaxy S9 images leaked (BBC) What … [Read more...] about TNW’s Big Spam: Google doesn’t want you to send a message to Barack Obama
… Well, kind of. It appears that the Google app for Android is suffering from a bizarre glitch that breaks its interface anytime someone tries searching how to send a message to Barack Obama. As spotted by observant users on Reddit, what triggers the bug is the search input – or namely ‘how to send a message to Barack Obama.” Instead of Obama’s … [Read more...] about Google doesn’t want you to ‘send a message to Barack Obama’
What do you do when you finally get a break after eight years of running a country? You've got plenty of things to chose from—everything from kite surf with Richard Branson, to joining in on the HQ Trivia craze and actually win some cash. It's all at your disposal, and by the looks of Wednesday night's game, Barack Obama might have crossed that last item off. HQ … [Read more...] about Um, did Barack Obama win HQ Trivia last night?
When it comes to being adorable, Barack Obama has a strong track record. Last year he surprised Michelle with a special video for their 25th wedding anniversary, and pretty much nobody could handle how cute it was. SEE ALSO: Barack Obama teams up with Chance the Rapper and Steph Curry for uplifting new ad Anyway, he's at it again. On Wednesday, to celebrate Michelle's 54th … [Read more...] about Yep, Barack Obama’s birthday Instagram message to Michelle is super adorable