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Gay Dating Apps Scruff and Jack'd Follow Grindr in Removing 'Ethnicity Filters'

Gay Dating Apps Scruff and Jack'd Follow Grindr in Removing 'Ethnicity Filters'

Jun 4
The company that owns the gay dating apps Scruff and Jack'd announced this week that it will be removing the "ethnicity filters" from both platforms in order to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Epidemic of Wipes and Masks Plague Sewers, Storm Drains

Epidemic of Wipes and Masks Plague Sewers, Storm Drains

By Claudia Lauer and John Flesher | Jun 4
Mayor Jim Kenney kicked off a recent briefing on Philadelphia's coronavirus response with an unusual request for residents: Be careful what you flush.

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

Jun 3
To kick off Pride Month, the KindRED Pride Foundation announces two events on June 6: The RED Shirt Challenge, and a 12-Hour Virtual Celebration.

Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

By Michael Liedtke | Jun 3
Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service.

Zuckerberg Still Under Fire Over Inflammatory Trump Posts

Zuckerberg Still Under Fire Over Inflammatory Trump Posts

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 3
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail.

False Claims of Antifa Protesters Plague Small U.S. Cities

False Claims of Antifa Protesters Plague Small U.S. Cities

Jun 3
Social media has lit up with false rumors that antifa is transporting people to wreak havoc on small cities. The claims appear to be coming from white supremacist groups.

Social Media, Music World Go Dark for Black Out Tuesday

Social Media, Music World Go Dark for Black Out Tuesday

By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 2
Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S.

Dying Virtually: Pandemic Drives Medically Assisted Deaths Online

Dying Virtually: Pandemic Drives Medically Assisted Deaths Online

Jun 2
Medically assisted deaths in America are increasingly taking place online, from the initial doctor's visit to the ingestion of life-ending medications.

Will Temperature Checks of Employees Make Workplaces Safe?

Will Temperature Checks of Employees Make Workplaces Safe?

Jun 2
People with the virus can be contagious without a fever, so it's still important for employers to increase space between workers, disinfect surfaces and encourage hand washing.

After Complaints, Grindr Will Finally Remove its 'Ethnicity Filter'

After Complaints, Grindr Will Finally Remove its 'Ethnicity Filter'

Jun 2
The gay dating and hookup app Grindr took to social media this week to announce it is removing its "ethnicity filter" from the next version app after it drew criticism from its users.

Virus-Tracking App Angers Thousands in Moscow with Fines

Virus-Tracking App Angers Thousands in Moscow with Fines

By Daria Litvinova | Jun 2
The Social Monitoring app tracks users via GPS and sends them random notifications demanding a selfie to prove they're still at home.

AP Fact Check: Trump Claim of Saving Space Program Off Base

AP Fact Check: Trump Claim of Saving Space Program Off Base

By Hope Yen | Jun 2
President Donald Trump is making claims on space that are off course from reality.

With Rare Candor, Employees Protest Facebook's Trump Policy

With Rare Candor, Employees Protest Facebook's Trump Policy

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 2
Facebook employees are frustrated over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.

SpaceX Captures the Flag, Beating Boeing in Cosmic Contest

SpaceX Captures the Flag, Beating Boeing in Cosmic Contest

By Marcia Dunn | Jun 2
The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA's cosmic capture-the-flag game.

In Virus-Hit South Korea, AI Monitors Lonely Elders

In Virus-Hit South Korea, AI Monitors Lonely Elders

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Jun 1
Tech firms could potentially find much bigger markets for their artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.

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