Sheryl Sandberg

feminist movements

The Women Rewriting Feminism for a Late Capitalist World

"Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto" argues that liberal feminism has failed to address the deep-seated systems of inequality that undergird gender oppression. So what's next?
Marie Solis

A Peek Inside Miki Agrawal's Feminist Void

Self-styled "She-E-O" Miki Agrawal left the underwear startup Thinx in 2017 amid sexual harassment allegations. Now she's back with "Disrupt-Her," a new book that encourages women to embrace a contentless version of feminism that's been diluted by brands.
Marie Solis
Silicon Valley

Congress is enraged at Facebook: “These guys are out of control”

“A CEO, under my bill, not only would they face significant economic penalties, but they could serve jail time," said Sen. Ron Wyden.
Matt Laslo
lean out

Michelle Obama on “Lean In”: That shit doesn’t work

Throughout the tour, Obama has also been notably critical of President Trump and Melania.
Rex Santus

Facebook’s outgoing policy chief takes the fall for smearing George Soros

The social network dumped the news at 5pm the day before Thanksgiving.
David Gilbert

Facebook admits its PR company tried to link critics to George Soros

“The intention was to demonstrate that it was not simply a spontaneous grassroots campaign, as it claimed, but supported by a well-known critic of our company."
David Gilbert
Russian interference

Congress still isn’t sure what to do about Big Tech

“The era of the Wild West in social media is coming to an end,” said Democrat Vice Chair Sen. Mark Warner.
Alex Thompson
one job

Journalists Are Not Social Media Platforms’ Unpaid Content Moderators

During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted how much the platform relies on reports from journalists on to counter offending content on the site.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: We’re Very Committed to Encryption in WhatsApp

During a Senate hearing, Sandberg said Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is still using end-to-end encryption, but did leave room for potential changes.
Joseph Cox

Snapchat’s CEO just got real bitchy about Facebook’s data leak

"We would really appreciate it if they copied our data protection practices also."
David Gilbert

The Worst Thing About Facebook Is That It Doesn’t Let Us Forget

It compels us to be invested in the lives of people we have no business caring about.
Louise Matsakis
Political Theater

Alex Jones: Master impressionist

Oliver Noble