Robinhood back online after ‘experiencing issues with crypto trading,’ sparking users’ outrage amid massive Dogecoin rally

Robinhood back online after ‘experiencing issues with crypto trading,’ sparking users’ outrage amid massive Dogecoin rally

April 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementRobinhood said on Thursday evening that it was experiencing issues executing users’ cryptocurrency trades but had “fully restored” trading by midnight Thursday. “Update: Crypto trading is now fully restored. Like others, we were experiencing unprecedented demand for Robinhood Crypto services, which created issues with crypto trading. We’ve resolved the issue and apologize for…

Podcast: How online misinformation murdered the truth

Podcast: How online misinformation murdered the truth

November 16, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

With days still to go before the US presidential election, early voting has already topped half of all votes cast in the 2016 election, and every indication is that the electorate is energized. It makes sense, then, that in this heavily contested, highly polarized political environment (in the midst of a raging pandemic, no less), disinformation…

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The online battle for the mental health of service workers

August 7, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Morgan Eckroth became famous on TikTok as morgandrinkscoffee. A 21-year-old barista and social-media manager for Tried & True Coffee in Corvallis, Oregon, she shares latte art, dramatic reenactments of customer interactions, and drink tutorials with her 4 million followers. Before the pandemic her content was pretty wholesome—she likes her job! But then in May, someone…

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EU cracks down on online food COVID-19 claims

June 18, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

More than 350 cases of online offers and advertising of food claiming to prevent or cure coronavirus have been found by European countries in the past few months. The 352 cases were reported after the European Commission proposed an action plan on internet offers and advertising of food related to COVID-19. Almost 50 of these……