Category Archives: Facebook

Why Facebook and Twitter Aren’t Stopping the Flood of False and Toxic Content

Tech insiders and experts expose the dark side of the wildly lucrative social media business. By Denise Clifton in Mother Jones As billions in earnings continue to flow for the corporate titans of social media, so does a tide of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Facebook, Social Media, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Americans are changing their relationship with Facebook

By Andrew Perrin of Pew Research Significant shares of Facebook users have taken steps in the past year to reframe their relationship with the social media platform. Just over half of Facebook users ages 18 and older (54%) say they … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Pew Research

Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?

By Evan Osnos in the New Yorker Mark Zuckerberg is at the center of a debate about the moral character of Silicon Valley and the conscience of its leaders. If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook

Trump slams Google search as ‘rigged’ — but it’s not

By Hadas Gold in CNN Tech President Trump suggested that Google’s actions could be “illegal” and he said that the situation would be addressed. He did not specify what actions he would take, or say what laws may have been … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Facebook, Fake news

What We Now Know About Iran’s Global Propaganda Campaign

By Issie Lapowsky in Wired They set up phony news sites with stories ripped from other sources, backing up their state-sponsored agenda. They stole photos for their social media profiles and made up names. They formed an incestuous web of … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Facebook, Hacking