Daily Crunch: Twitter will let you hide replies

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1. Twitter will start testing its hide replies feature next week, in Canada
Before you start complaining about censorship, keep in mind that hidden replies wont actually get pulled from Twitter theyll disappear from the default view, but you can still tap a gray icon to see them.
The goal is to give the person who starts a conversation more control over which comments are visible, making it harder for trolls to jump in and derail things.
2. Ford and Volkswagen team up on EVs, with Ford the first outside automaker to use VWs MEB platform
This EV tie-up will see Ford using Volkswagens platform to develop at least one fully electric car for the European market.
3. YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money
The new features include Super Stickers, allowing users to purchase original animated stickers during a live stream or premiere.
Daily Crunch: Twitter will let you hide replies

4. Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next year
Amazon has plans for an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like Apples HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg.
5. FEC says political campaigns can now get discounted cybersecurity help
In a long-awaited decision, the Federal Elections Commission will now allow political campaigns to appoint cybersecurity helpers to protect themselves from cyberthreats and malicious attackers.
6. WPP sells 60% of market research giant Kantar to Bain, valuing Kantar at $4B
Kantar provides stats and insights on how consumers buy and think of products in areas like technology, media and health weve written many stories citing their numbers.
7. How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company
Time for a new EC-1, which provides an in-depth profile of a successful startup! This time, were focusing on Roblox, a company that took at least a decade to hit its stride. (Extra Crunch membership required.)
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