If a Pulitzer-finalist 34-part series of investigative journalism can vanish from the web, anything can.
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The architecture of the modern web poses grave threats to humanity. It’s not too late to save ourselves.
Good luck with that.
It is time to stop pretending. Our children are staying home.
American conspiracy theories are entering a dangerous new phase.
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain, the former secretary of state tells The Atlantic. Clinton says Zuckerberg’s reasoning is “Trumpian.”
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Goodbye, dragon show.
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In a Saturday tweetstorm, the president complained that “too many voices are being destroyed” by social media, amid an ongoing controversy about the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s use of Twitter.
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is protecting Alex Jones’s publishing power in the name of “what serves the public conversation best.” His reasoning is absurd.
This isn’t the first time the billionaire has dabbled in the news business.
Either that, or he doesn’t care.