This Week in Tech

Nov 13th 2016

This Week in Tech 588

New Phone, Who Dis?

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Facebook and the election, Twitter addiction, Unicode's new emojis and more.
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

Did Facebook help Donald Trump win the US Presidential Election? Apple's new MacBook Pro is selling better than last year's model. Google's Daydream View VR headsets are out, and they are hot. Literally. Twitter's COO leaves - is Twitter in trouble? Snapchat's new Spectacles go on sale - if you can find them. The Unicode Consortium approves 56 new emojis. Sadly, not Finland's suggested emojis - "sauna" and "heavy metal headbanger."

  • Mike Elgan thinks that Facebook has to step up to the fact-checking bat when it comes to its News Feed.
  • Alex Wilhelm can't stop tweeting - in fact, he's tweeting right now!
  • Lauren Hockenson gives her first-hand impressions of the Daydream View

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