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Beyond the Trump Decision: Facebook’s Human Rights Problem

If we value our rights, we need to build durable, enforceable legal frameworks that can rein in demagogues and big tech alike.

Can Facebook Break the Sound Barrier?

Facebook this week announced a sweeping audio-forward campaign. In a rare interview with a journalist, Zuckerberg elaborated on Facebook’s ambitious plans.

How To Fix Facebook: Treat Algorithms As Authors

Section 230 was never created with social networks in mind. We urgently need to hold the tech giants to account and there may be a creative way to amend the law to do it.

The Coming “Amazon Age” in Advertising

A quiet giant in digital advertising has been hiding in plain sight. Say hello to Amazon Advertising, the giant well-poised to upend the digital duopoly of Google and Facebook.

Why Social Media Ought to Know Its Customers

Facebook suggests that 5% of active monthly users are fake. Social media giants should look to banking's Know York Customer (KYC) tenets for solutions.

Facebook’s Currency Dream Shrivels On

Libra, or, um, Diem is a dim shadow of its original idea.

Celebrating the Flawed Facebook Lawsuit

Despite many questions about the huge U.S. antitrust assault on Facebook, it will at least accomplish one thing: make the company less likely to continue heedlessly doing so many irresponsible things.

The Social Dilemma’s Blind Spot

A documentary on the ills of social media does well at explaining certain problems, but its own obliviousness highlights the critical underlying issue.

Gaming Is Changing the Ecosystem of Tech

If you want to see the future of technology and policy, look no further than digital gaming. Not only are they at the cutting edge in consumer behavior, gaming apps like Fortnite are now in...

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