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A New Lawsuit Could Transform How the Influencer Industry Is Regulated

The plaintiff’s lawyer says that “the time is now for content creators, gamers and streamers to stop being taken advantage of through oppressive, unfair and illegal agreements.”

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Social Media Are Ruining Political Discourse

The endless flow of content doesn’t need to make sense to create engagement.

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The Problem With the SAT’s Idea of Objectivity

Faced with the messy realities of entrenched privilege, the College Board is trying to find a quantitative solution.

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The Groups Bringing Forum Culture to Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for communities on his platform is very different from how users are gathering there organically.