Category Archives: Social Media

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

WhatsApp’s Founder Tells Users To Delete Facebook

Facebook owns WhatsApp, and now we’re all confused. Or are we? by Maria Loreto Facebook made headlines in 2014 when it bought WhatsApp for $16 billion. At the time, WhatsApp was run by Jan Kuom and Brian Acton, and both … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Facebook, Social Media

Cloak and Data: The Real Story Behind Cambridge Analytica’s Rise and Fall

By Andy Kroll of Mother Jones “I can’t stand lying to you every day.” In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics, and digital strategy for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign, had a conversation with … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cambridge Analytica, Cyber security, Elections, Mother Jones, Politics, Social Media, Technology, Ted Cruz, United States, White House