Troves of apparent communications between Twitter and government agencies have been made public as part of the releases.
Since billionaire Elon Musk finalized his purchase of Twitter last month, big changes have already come to the company.
Ever since Elon Musk took over as owner and CEO of Twitter in late October 2022, he’s been the subject of media attention and criticism.
For those of us who would like to build bridges between warring factions, the challenge is about to become much greater.
Corporate taxation has become a very controversial issue in recent years, with some claiming that companies like Amazon and Apple pay little to no taxes.
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is currently one of the most highly contested pieces of legislation on the books, largely due to its vast consequences on the way we are interact with the internet. Explore the various perspectives of those that want to revoke, reform, or leave alone, Section 230.
Clear majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents "sometimes or never trust Facebook to do the right thing."
Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter has been dominating headlines on the left and right, with the left more likely to be critical of the Tesla CEO and the right generally seeing a win for free speech.
An unleashed Trump, freed to reassume his forceful but divisive role in the national political debate, could provide an inadvertent rescue to his Democratic foes.
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, has made a deal to buy Twitter, one of the world's most influential internet platforms.
Over time these distortions warp society’s perception of reality, breaking down our ability to find shared understanding.
Our differences do not disappear when we deplatform people, or cut them out of our lives. So how can we contend with the differences that challenge us so deeply?
A former Facebook data scientist has come forward about the company's alleged neglect for its negative impacts on public health.
The government can update Section 230(c)(1) so that social media companies like Facebook no longer get special protection for content that they moderate, but can be held accountable.
From the Center This view is from an author rated as Center. Donald Trump’s latest attempt at performance art has just arrived, in the form of his announcement of a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, Google and their CEOs under the dubious grounds that their decisions to ban him from...
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Last Wednesday, Facebook announced that it would start testing reduced quantities of political content in its News Feed. Testing has already begun in Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia, and it will begin in the United States in the...
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. In his 2020 book The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health — and How We Must Adapt , MIT Sloan School of Management professor Sinan Aral offers a comprehensive and insightful new...
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Almost 25 years ago, Congress passed legislation that shields tech companies from legal liability for user content, but also states that content moderation must be done in good faith. Social media companies have benefitted from...
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The violence in Washington D.C. last week, which left five people dead and the U.S. Capitol building vandalized, had other wide-ranging consequences. It led directly to President Donald Trump being impeached by...
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. News outlets from left to right covered Big Tech’s ban of Parler very differently depending on their media bias rating. The social media app popular among conservatives and Trump supporters was effectively banned from the web...