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3 days ago

Mark Zuckerberg Just Gave Every Politician a Green Light to Lie in Facebook Ads

“We don’t fact-check political ads... we think people should be able to say for themselves what politicians are saying.”

3 days ago

Mark Zuckerberg's Promise to Respect Free Expression Is So Far Just Empty Words

Zuckerberg’s speech feels like empty words in the absence of any concrete changes to the company’s questionable policies on speech.

3 days ago

New Bill Promises an End to Our Privacy Nightmare, Jail Time to CEOs Who Lie

"Mark Zuckerberg won’t take Americans’ privacy seriously unless he feels personal consequences. Under my bill he’d face jail time for lying to the government," Sen. Ron Wyden said.

4 days ago

The Democrats Unfriended and Blocked Silicon Valley Last Night

The Democrats agree: Big Tech is a problem.

10.11.19

The German Synagogue Shooter's Twitch Video Didn't Go Viral. Here's Why.

Wednesday's shooting was the first big test of Big Tech’s new alliance to defend against viral violence.

10.7.19

How Twitter Sees Itself

Multiple current and former Twitter employees, including executives, explain how Twitter really positions itself and its responsibilities around moderating speech.

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10.3.19
10.1.19

Mark Zuckerberg Is Scared Elizabeth Warren Will Ruin Facebook’s Destiny

Antitrust is an "existential" threat to Facebook because it rejects the notion that what's good for Facebook is good for society.

10.1.19

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Could 'Suck for Us'

To which she retorts: "What would really ‘suck’ is if we don’t fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook engage in illegal anticompetitive practices"

9.25.19

Facebook Is Giving Politicians a Free Pass on Hate Speech

The platform has rules about hate speech, but politicians will be allowed to break them because it's "newsworthy."

9.23.19

Here's How Google Sends Advertising Dollars to Fake News Sites

New research shows Google’s online ad tech places ads on 70% of 1,700 sites purveying misinformation.

9.19.19

Mark Zuckerberg Just Turned Himself into a Congressional Piñata

The Facebook CEO went to Washington for the first time this year and let lawmakers take swings at him.

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