How YouTube Can Rewrite the Past and Shape an Election

Philippine researcher Fatima Gaw says the platform has become a hub for pro-Marcos historical revisionism. Photograph: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg/Getty Images As the Philippine elections drew to a close on May 9, Ferdinand Marcos Jr, known as Bongbong, seemed all but assured to win the race against sitting vice president Leni Robredo. …

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Miami’s Bitcoin Conference Left a Trail of Harassment

  For some women, inappropriate conduct from other conference-goers continued to haunt them online.   Photograph: Marco Bello/Getty Images Miami’s annual gathering of Bitcoin zealots began with a bull. The city’s mayor, Francis Suarez, had arrived to welcome more than 25,000 attendees at the Bitcoin 2022 conference, and to unveil …

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