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Facebook extends political ad ban another month as Trump refuses to concede, Nick Statt

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook on Wednesday announced an extension on its political advertising ban for at least another month, citing delays in election results due to COVID-19 and unprecedented rates of mail-in and absentee voting. The extension was announced in an update posted to its original blog post on the topic. “The temporary pause for ads …

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Google Photos will end its free unlimited storage on June 1st, 2021, Dieter Bohn

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Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge After five years of offering unlimited free photo backups at “high quality,” Google Photos will start charging for storage once more than 15 gigs on the account have been used. The change will happen on June 1st, 2021, and it comes with other Google Drive policy changes like counting Google Workspace documents and …

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Twitch apologizes to streamers for its mishandling of music copyright, Bijan Stephen

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Twitch published a blog post today with the relatively anodyne title “Music-Related Copyright Claims and Twitch.” What was in it, however, was anything but. The post explained exactly why streamers received that strange email notifying them that Twitch had deleted some of their clips and VODs, and it gave creators an update on what tools they can expect to see …