A new tool from fringe social network Gab aims to add a comments section to anything and everything on the internet.Dissenter, is a browser extension that lets users make comments on anything from Facebook pages, to specific tweets and local new sites. Users are also able to up and down vote other comments. "This is basically adding a public square to every URL," Gab CEO Andrew Torba said in a 20-minute Periscope video Saturday.The comments are visible to anyone, but commenting requires a Gab account. Gab didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. In the video, Torba walked through Dissenter, giving examples of places to leave comments and running through the platform's other functions, like a trending news ticker, a discovery feature he compared to Pinterest, and a random button that will surface different pages.Dissenter comes at a time when platforms are struggling to figure out how far to go in managing what gets posted on their services. In February, … [Read more...] about Gab wants to add a comments section to everything on the internet
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Updated 4:36 pm CST, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 An artwork by street artist and social commentator Banksy is seen on a garage in Port Talbot, Wales, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018. A video posted to his official Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon had close-ups of the piece, that references the town's air pollution. (Twitter/@RHoneyJones via AP) less An artwork by street artist and social commentator Banksy is seen on a garage in Port Talbot, Wales, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018. A video posted to his official Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon had ... more Photo: Rachel Honey-Jones, AP Photo: Rachel Honey-Jones, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 An artwork by street artist and social commentator Banksy is seen on a garage in Port Talbot, Wales, Wednesday Dec. 19, … [Read more...] about Banksy’s new artwork in Wales: A comment on air pollution?
Trello, a web-based project management app launched seven years ago by Frog Creek Software and later acquired by Atlassian for $425 million, is a powerful collaboration tool. Its cross-platform dashboard is organized around the idea of boards, or digital whiteboards in a kanban-style workflow populated by cards containing attachments, to-do items, hyperlinks, due dates, comments, and more. The platform’s a highly visual, drag-and-drop affair, with a robust ecosystem of third-party Chrome extensions and native apps called Power-Ups — not to mention integrations with services like BitBucket, Google Drive, Dropbox, Salesforce, Slack, and other apps via its API. But while flexibility is arguably one of Trello’s greatest strength’s, it’s become something of an Achilles’ heel in recent years. For example, it doesn’t take long for some tasks, like archiving old content and copying cards from one board to another, to become dreaded chores when … [Read more...] about Trello acquires Butler, a tool for automating repetitive tasks
Sarah Dilorenzo and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press Updated 12:53 pm PST, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Judge Sergio Moro leaves a meeting with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, outside Bolsonaro's home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bolsonaro has said he wants Moro to be justice minister or to fill the next vacancy on the Supreme Federal Tribunal, Brazil's top court. Moro told the AP in a statement earlier this week he was honored and considering the possibilities. less Judge Sergio Moro leaves a meeting with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, outside Bolsonaro's home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bolsonaro has said he wants Moro to be justice minister or to ... more Photo: Silvia Izquierdo, AP President-elect Jair Bolsonaro waves at a ceremony to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brazil’s constitution at the National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 6, … [Read more...] about Brazil judge denies cabinet post a reward for jailing Lula
Back in August, T-Mobile content director Desmond Smith unboxed the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 during a live feed from Times Square. How would you like to win that very same unit? T-Mobile's YouTube channel has recently gone over 200,000 subscribers and to commemorate the occasion, the carrier is offering the phone to the winner of a new sweepstakes, which started today and ends at 11:59pm on November 27th. There are only three steps required to enter:Subscribe to T-Mobile's YouTube channel.Watch the video and post a comment.Make sure that your YouTube Notifications setting is enabled through the duration of the contest, and set your channel subscriptions to public.U.S. citizens 18 years of age and older are allowed to enter the contest. The winner will be selected by random and notified by a reply message attached to his/her selected comment. This should take place on or around November 30th. You can check out all of the rules of this giveaway by clicking on the sourcelink below. … [Read more...] about T-Mobile is giving away a Samsung Galaxy Note 9; here’s how to enter the sweepstakes