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This week, we got a glimpse of why tech giants like Facebook and Twitter appear so reticent to clean up their platforms. As they...

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By now, you’ve probably heard the story. Last week, an actress and photographer, Rosey Blair, asked to switch seats with a woman on a...

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Women accuse Facebook of illegally posting job ads that only men...

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Why “fake news” is an antitrust problem

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When it comes to all the things we know we need to buy, Amazon is king. It’s where almost 75 percent of the country...

The rise of rage in social media politics, in one chart

Politics is all the rage on social media. Literally. According to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center, people are increasingly responding to Facebook...

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