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Scott Nover

Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence. He has written about media, technology and politics for The Atlantic, The Washington Post Magazine, Vox and more.

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On Reddit and Discord, Digital Day Traders Took On Wall Street

Platforms

Users attempt to 'fight injustice and expose the system.'

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Audio-Only Platform Clubhouse Is the App for People Who Miss Conferences

Audio & Podcasting

The platform has attracted hype from celebrities and venture capitalists.

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How Donald Trump Lost the War on TikTok

Platforms

"They escaped," one expert said about the app. "That's how I'd put it."

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The Great De-Platforming Continues: Snapchat Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Politics

It has followed the lead of Twitter, the only other platform to permanently ban the president.

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‘The Balkanization of the Internet’: Amazon, Google and Twitter on Privacy Laws

CES

At CES 2021, executives discussed the future of online consumer protection.

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YouTube Becomes Latest Platform to Temporarily Ban Trump

Politics

The president cannot currently post on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Twitch.

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Don’t Weep for Parler as Amazon, Apple and Google Pull the Plug

Politics

The conservative app refused calls for moderation—and paid the price.

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Social Media Platform Parler Removed from Apple and Google’s App Stores

Platforms

Parler, the social media platform that's become popular among conservatives in recent months, has been removed from both major mobile application marketplaces for failing to adequately moderate content on its [...]

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Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Media

"In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action," [...]

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Facebook Locks Out Trump for the Rest of His Presidency

Politics

It's a stunning about-face for a company hesitant to take action against the president.