Category: Review

‘Cuties’ Review: Dull and Indefensible
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‘Cuties’ Review: Dull and Indefensible

The Netflix release Cuties is dull and morally indefensible, an appalling act of sexual exploitation of young girls. Actually, as you’ll read below, it’s even worse than that. You can’t judge a movie by its content. It’s not about content. It’s about what the movie has to say about the content. The Bible’s a good…

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Review Bombing Doom Eternal Isn’t Going to Do Anything
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Review Bombing Doom Eternal Isn’t Going to Do Anything

In response to problems with Doom Eternal, fans have taken to review bombing the game on Steam. Past incidents of review bombing have proven ineffective at impacting game sales. Review bombing is more about gamer therapy than anything else. Doom Eternal has its problems. The soundtrack has been messed with, and they’ve added some terrible…

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FTC votes to review influencer marketing rules & penalties
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FTC votes to review influencer marketing rules & penalties

Undisclosed influencer marketing posts on social media should trigger financial penalties, according to a statement released today by the Federal Trade Commission’s Rohit Chopra. The FTC has voted 5-0 to approve a Federal Register notice calling for public comments on questions related to whether The Endorsement Guides for advertising need to be updated. “When companies…

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Week in Review: Ad Nauseam
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Week in Review: Ad Nauseam

Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a bit of news from the week or just share some thoughts and go over some of the more interesting stories of the week. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox here, and follow…

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Week in Review: The old Vision Fund heave-ho
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Week in Review: The old Vision Fund heave-ho

Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a bit of news from the week or just share some thoughts and go over some of the more interesting stories of the week. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox here, and follow…

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FISA Orders Review of Warrant Applications by Ex-FBI Lawyer Clinesmith
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FISA Orders Review of Warrant Applications by Ex-FBI Lawyer Clinesmith

The scandal surrounding the FBI requesting a surveillance warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court to spy on Trump presidential campaign aide Carter Page based on uncorroborated information and ommissions may be far from over. According to the recently released audit by Michael Horowitz, the inspector general at the U.S. Department of Justice…

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This Week in Apps: the year and decade in review, gaming acquisitions and a Facebook OS
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This Week in Apps: the year and decade in review, gaming acquisitions and a Facebook OS

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with 194 billion downloads last year and more than $100 billion in consumer spending. People spend 90% of their mobile time in apps…

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