Last week, Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram head Adam Mosseri both yielded to a new reality: TikTok is the social center of the internet.
Despite what Meta has to say.
Bible quotes and teddy bears forever
It’s not just a phase.
Most public activity on the platform comes from a tiny, hyperactive group of abusive users. Facebook relies on them to decide what everyone sees.
The preponderance of the evidence suggests that social media is causing real damage to adolescents.
My new Facebook account had the most generic interests possible, and still it brought me to a place no one should ever have to go.
Imagine if automakers were the only ones who could test their cars—and they kept the results secret.
You can’t even fight a social network without a social network.
It was terrible then, and it’s terrible now.
Mark Zuckerberg wants to be the hero of the metaverse because he knows Facebook is boring.
Thousands of pages of internal documents offer the clearest picture yet of how Facebook endangers American democracy—and show that the company’s own employees know it.
Internal documents show the company routinely placing public-relations, profit, and regulatory concerns over user welfare. And if you think it’s bad here, look beyond the U.S.
Breaking up social-media companies is one way to fix them. Shutting their users up is a better one.
It is not a world in a headset but a fantasy of power.
Leaked documents reveal that a company that was once rebellious and optimistic is now bloated, regretful, and uncool.
The social giant’s temporary disappearance means absolutely nothing.
Facebook is acting like a hostile foreign power; it’s time we treated it that way.
The social giant kicked off researchers studying how political ads can encourage targeted voter suppression, leaving citizens with little insight into how they’re manipulated on the platform.
And Trump is allowed back on the platform in 2023.