PayPal reports solid third-quarter results, with total payment volume growing 25% – TechCrunch

PayPal reported third-quarter results today that were slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations, driven by an increase in total payment volume. The company’s quarterly revenue grew 19% year-over-year to $4.38 billion. Its GAAP net income was 39 cents per share, or $462 million, a 7% year-over-year increase. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was 61 cents…

A cacophony of self-pity drowns out r/The_Donald’s message as Reddit extends quarantine

Reddit‘s taken r/The_Donald’s teeth away. The once proud community was, in its heyday, the vanguard for the MAGA movement. Now it’s just a sad group of self-declared victims whining about how unfairly they’ve been treated by social media. Back in June, the subreddit was quarantined for “threats of violence against police.” Widespread community outrage over…

TikTok’s new set of safety videos teach users about features, the app’s focus on ‘positivity’ – TechCrunch

TikTok today released a new set of safety videos designed to playfully inform users about the app’s privacy controls and other features — like how to filter comments or report inappropriate behavior, among other things. One video also addresses TikTok’s goal of creating a “positive” social media environment, where creativity is celebrated and harassment is…