Recommended Reading: The phone-monitoring ‘shameware’ apps used by churches

Dhruv Mehrotra, Wired

Some churches are asking parishioners to install activity-tracking apps on their phones in the name of accountability. Many churchgoers no longer know some software monitors as Internet history. Some even take screenshots every minute before sending them to an “accountability partner.” When asked about the apps, Google answered Wired two of the most popular violate his policies.

Elizabeth Dwoskin and Jeremy B. Merrill, The Washington Post

After the 2020 election, a wave of new influencers burst onto the scene and amassed large followings by repeating former President Donald Trump’s allegations of voter fraud.

charlie warzel, The Atlantic

“There is a fundamental tension in tech between the desire to build at all costs, for building is a universal virtue, and the less conspicuous value system of preserving existing structures so that they can thrive,” Warzel writes in his Galaxy Brain newsletter.

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