Category: Internet

Jennifer Grygiel: Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

As a social media researcher and educator, I see evidence that changes to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm suppressed users’ access to credible journalism in the run-up to Trump’s election

Kevin Roose: The Making of a YouTube Radical Kevin Roose

“I fell down the alt-right rabbit hole”

Justin Anderson: YouTube Continues to Selectively Enforce Its Terms of Service

As long as YouTube continues to adhere to an advertising-based business model that rewards harassment and hate in its recommendation algorithms, high earning bullies like Crowder shouldn’t have much to fear

Lizzie O’Shea: Zuckerberg’s New Privacy Scam

Savvy Marketing But No Real Progress

Thomas Knapp: Big Government and Big Tech Versus the Internet and Everyone

They’re killing the Internet. They’re killing the future. They’re killing us

Tim Berners-Lee: 30 years on, what’s next #ForTheWeb?

Today, 30 years on from my original proposal for an information management system, half the world is online. It’s a moment to celebrate how far we’ve come, but also an opportunity to reflect on how far we have yet to go. The web has become a public square, a library, a doctor’s office, a shop, Read more…

Julian Vigo: The Crisis of Online Feminism Today

There are serious problems within feminism online activist circles that have revealed serious issues of elitist narratives that seeks to dispossess others from having a seat at the table

Adam Entous: Private Mossad for Hire

Inside an effort to influence American elections, starting with one small-town race

Various Contributors: Venezuelan News Site Latest Victim in Facebook Censorship

Facebook has removed the page of yet another media outlet. This time, it’s not a far right fringe network like Infowars, but “Venezuela’s only independent, grassroots leftwing English media platform,” the outlet, Venezuela Analysis, noted on Twitter

Mathew Ingram: In 2019, will the tide turn against Facebook and social media?

Could this be the point at which public opinion finally begins to turn and people to delete their accounts, or at least stop using the service so much?

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