1. A TikTok Watermelon Filter Raising Money for Gaza Highlights the Platform's Potential for Fundraising

    By Moises Mendez II A watermelon filter on TikTok is allowing users to raise funds to support civilians in Gaza, where more than 11,000 people have been killed since Israel began an offensive military attack on the Gaza Strip in October, after a Hamas attack killed 1,400 people in
  2. It's News To Me

    OK I didn't know this, at least as a specific 'thing'. The WaPo link is paywalled, but the tl;dr of what I didn't know is the term #algospeak , referring to altered terms people use online to avoid the content filter algorithms on social sites. Like for ex, sex workers referring t