Tech culture writer for @washingtonpost, based in SF. Recently: @WIRED. Talk to me, I'm listening nitasha.tiku@washpost.com, Signal: 917-318-7531 (she/her)
RT @riovictoire: Interesting thread on #Facebook in Myanmar building on @nitashatiku @alexstamos @davidakaye and @zeynep's analysis. Thread…
RT @nitashatiku: This is from David Kirkpatrick's book Facebook Effect published 2010. So FB has had nearly a decade of time & resources to…
RT @SCoPE_2035: TUESDAY: Rally for Housing Justice ✊ 📍Palo Alto City Hall, 4pm @Stanford won't build affordable housing for workers. Don't…
RT @cordjefferson: Watchmen premieres tonight at 9. We worked really hard on it and I hope you enjoy it. https://twitter.com/watchmen/status/1185914062044987395
RT @ThisTechGirl: Can I just say for the last hour I've been walking around (physically and in WhatsApp space) sharing this with all the pe…
RT @rolandlisf: “The old maxim of measuring a society by how it treats its most needy people is as true today as ever. And whether or not y…
This is from David Kirkpatrick's book Facebook Effect published 2010. So FB has had nearly a decade of time & resources to think about these icky questions as it expanded. Just something to keep in mind!
RT @wongmjane: I talked to @CNBC’s @sal19 about my passion for finding unreleased features in the apps on my phone! https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/20/facebook-employees-turn-to-hong-kong-hacker-jane-manchun-wong-for-info.html
RT @mekkaokereke: Warning! Reading this thread will probably make you do this: https://twitter.com/chadloder/status/1185634274529009664
RT @dodaistewart: i can’t stop thinking about the students - many of them girls in knee socks - shutting down the subway system in chile
RT @KaraRBrown: If Hollywood had any sense they’d already be negotiating these rights https://twitter.com/heylias/status/1185165607685312513
i dont think I’ve ever ejected a disk properly in my gd life
RT @can: No nipples! https://twitter.com/mosseri/status/1184895214709698560
RT @RMac18: Fun fact: Peter Thiel used to fund James O'Keefe, whose fact-devoid videos are now being used as ammo for the formerly Peter…
RT @matthewSchneier: Every magazine on earth looks like a 30lb. independent London fashion biannual with an 80%-volunteer staff now https:/…
RT @dellcam: Amazon PR demanded I issue a correction to this blog, which is based on emails obtained by a Tampa Bay investigative reporter.…
RT @libbycwatson: one of the shitty things about big media layoffs is everyone pays attention and says "hire this person!" for precisely on…
RT @CaseyNewton: It's about reach, not speech -- this and other things missing from Zuckerberg's speech today https://www.getrevue.co/profile/caseynewton/issues/mark-zuckerberg-s-fifth-estate-205331 https…
RT @hashtagmolotov: 100 pumpkins. $7 gross pay nets a Shopper $4 at most. Adding insult to injury the tip defaults to $5 —less than 1.5% of…
RT @LAM_Barrett: your semiregular reminder that facebook has more users than there are adherents to christianity https://twitter.com/MikeIsaac/status/1184879721210732545
Mark Zuckerberg's founders letter explaining Facebook in 2012 pre-IPO did not say anything about "free expression" or "free speech" https://www.facebook.com/notes/mark-zuckerberg/founders-letter-2012/10154500412571634/
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku Wat dis @xeni @MingGao26
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku What exactly was Andy Rubin blackmailing Eric Schmidt over in that board meeting where he was fired for r…
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku Also the Edge dot org website's past bragging photos of Larry, Sergey, and Eric attending the Billionaire…
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku James Damore studied at Harvard in the Systems Biology program: https://www.wired.com/story/james-damore-google-memo-harvard/ Harvard. Biology…
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku The "many women of Eric Schmidt's instagram" all seem to be questionably of legal age. Many of these pho…
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku Who's this lady to the right of Eric Schmidt @xeni :P
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku @MingGao26 These are all photos expunged from the Edge dot org website. So. They don't want them out th…
RT @wokyleeks: @xeni @nitashatiku How about the most ironic photo of all.... "This explains everything" Oh, it certainly does Sergey @xen…
RT @quasimado: For three years, I covered the case of Bresha Meadows, the 14-year-old girl from Ohio who killed her abusive father. I fina…
RT @caraesten: there are a lot of people who care about diversity working at Twitter, but when the CEO's publicly commending a male junior…
RT @kathiepham: calling groups of people “guys” - tired - not inclusive calling groups of people “clowns” -gender neutral -encourages ref…
RT @beccalew: Shoutout to @bijanstephen for breaking the story on Kickstarter unionization in March, and to @aprilaser's reporting on how i…
both are the best shows about sociopathy? welcome to my,,
(Succession is the best show about family and also masculinity. Rhea was right about Shiv)
Billions is already the best show about power and masculinity with the best tech 🔥🔥🔥 (“VCs are hedge fund guys who read Tibetan book of the dead”…”I can get you a table at State Bird Provisions"), so this will rule https://twitter.com/pkafka/status/1184530376812875776
👀👀 https://twitter.com/gigworkersrise/status/1184474880147746816?s=21
"I was suspicious because there’s a handful of apps where he will literally just melt his brain,” "Then she discovered her 9- and 12-year-olds watching Minecraft videos at 2 a.m." honestly how does anyone get any sleep. new from @ReedAlbergotti https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/15/teens-find-circumventing-apples-parental-controls-is-childs-play/
"To my fellow business leaders and billionaires," https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/opinion/benioff-salesforce-capitalism.html
RT @AdamSinger: Make no mistake they were trying to bullshit their way to disrupt YouTube. They don't care about anything or anyone and sho…
RT @juliacarriew: The question with Facebook has never been “should it censor?” because it always has censored. The question is, will its c…
RT @FlitterOnFraud: “His lifestyle is very different and kind of intriguing although it would not work for me,” Mr. Gates emailed colleague…
RT @supernodal: This sounds disturbingly familiar. https://twitter.com/josephfcox/status/1182746258198253568
RT @puiwingtam: "Rubin's departure from Playground was also accompanied by a payout, with a source familiar placing the amount at more than…
Lauren is just the best 🔥https://twitter.com/laurengoode/status/1182388884438519810?s=21
RT @thejdmorris: EXCLUSIVE: PG&E gas officials wined and dined with top customers in Sonoma County just before their colleagues cut power t…
RT @mer__edith: Great overview of one of the books that informed tech worker organizing at Google and beyond, helping lay out options for a…
RT @caityweaver: .@HamiltonNolan is an extremely smart and funny writer who, unlike most, is also terrifyingly prolific. Any publication wo…
RT @mhbergen: Some news: Microsoft staff are now circulating a letter calling for GitHub to cancel its ICE contract. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-10/microsoft-employees-call-to-end-github-ice-contract
RT @GigWorkersRise: On Nov 3–5, thousands of Instacart Shoppers are protesting. 3 demands: ✊ Instacart must raise the default tip back to…
RT @aleksnotalex: As of today, Splinter will cease publication. It has been my greatest honor to have been the editor of this site and I wi…
RT @nycsouthpaw: “Please use your own resources to relocate to an unaffected area” -City of Berkeley, leading the libertarian vanguard http…
RT @s_m_i: “This is primarily an unnatural disaster, a disaster of neglected maintenance of power lines owned by PG&E... It also feels like…
RT @AmandaRosenberg: a thread of roman not sitting properly https://misskamala.tumblr.com/post/187635083714/roman-roy-not-sitting-normally
RT @nitashatiku: Before Github's CEO announced a $500k donation to nonprofits helping immigrants, employees were planning a petition to dem…
RT @azeen: Four years ago today, I published a story at @buzzfeednews about Geoff Marcy sexually harassing four students while a professor…
RT @Choire: “What time was it and what British thing were you doing when you first learned the news?” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/09/style/coleen-rooney-rebekah-vardy-wags.html
 
 
 
 
 
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