I can’t wait to see the next permutation of “Yellow Journalsm”

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts and pages for what it calls “coordinated inauthentic behavior,” generally networks of ostensibly independent outlets that were in fact controlled centrally by Russia and Iran. Some of these accounts were identified as much as a year ago. In a post by the company’s head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher,…

via Facebook and Twitter remove hundreds of accounts linked to Iranian and Russian political meddling — TechCrunch

Indigenous American roots are easy to find

23andMe is beefing up its African, East Asian and Native American ancestry capabilities — something it has sorely lacked. Specifically, 23andMe has added to its database 12 new regions across Africa and East Asia. When I first tried 23andMe a few years ago, it told me I was 71 percent West African, which tells me…

via 23andMe’s ancestry tools are getting better for people of color — TechCrunch