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  1. pivot
    Will Twitter Boot the Taliban?With extremists taking control of Afghanistan, big tech faces a familiar quandary.
  2. facebook
    The Metaverse Looks Like HellMaybe Mark Zuckerberg should cool it for a while.
  3. pandemic
    Biden: Never Mind That Time I Accused Facebook of Mass MurderAfter saying “they’re killing people,” now he says, “Facebook isn’t killing people.”
  4. covid-19
    Biden: Facebook Is ‘Killing People’ With Vaccine MisinformationWhile the White House works to pressure Facebook and other platforms to fight vaccine misinformation, the president blamed them for new COVID deaths.
  5. the inside game
    The Democrats’ Divorce From Silicon Valley Is Almost FinalAs Washington’s big-tech backlash gathers force, the tech behemoths are ready for a fight.
  6. pivot
    The Fight to Rein In Facebook Is Going to Be a Slow GrindA major loss in court was a reminder of how steep the climb really is.
  7. peace and quiet
    Facebook Extends Trump Ban Until 2023He could be back to stir up trouble in advance of the next election.
  8. social media
    Trump’s Facebook Ban Upheld by Oversight BoardTrump won’t be allowed back on the platform for now, but the board said Facebook must review its “standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.”
  9. pivot
    Will Apple’s Strike Against Facebook Really Do Much Damage?New iPhone privacy controls may threaten Mark Zuckerberg’s business, but customer inertia is a powerful thing.
  10. pivot
    Why Facebook Is the Most Vulnerable of the Tech GiantsIt’s sitting pretty right now, but faces structural problems its rivals don’t.
  11. technology
    Europe’s Quest to Fix the InternetThe European Union’s new plan to rein in big tech could force gargantuan companies to behave fairly and reshape the internet around the globe.
  12. news wars
    The News Is Coming Back to Australian FacebookThe social-media giant is restoring order for users after winning some concessions from the government.
  13. pivot
    It’s Mark Versus Rupert Down UnderKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what the intense fight over online news in Australia means for the rest of the world.
  14. media
    Facebook Blocks All Sharing of News in AustraliaThe unprecedented move is the result of a proposed law requiring online platforms to pay news sources for displaying and linking to their work.
  15. pivot
    Facebook’s ‘Rope-a-Dope’ Strategy on TrumpKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the company’s outsourcing of one of its most crucial decisions: whether to ban the former president.
  16. end-times
    The Most Important Takeaways From Big Tech’s Deplatforming of TrumpBetween San Francisco and Washington, the power shifts by the day.
  17. platform wars
    Why Deplatforming Might Be Useless — Or Worse — in Combating Right-Wing ViolenceThe science isn’t clear yet — but there might be a moderating effect to more public forums like Facebook and Twitter
  18. capitol riot
    READ: Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Block Trump ‘Indefinitely’“We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” Zuckerberg said.
  19. silicon valley
    ‘Beginning of the End’: Scott Galloway on Antitrust Lawsuits Against FacebookFirst the government came after Google, now they want to break apart Mark Zuckerberg’s company. It’s part of a trend.
  20. facebook
    FTC and 46 States File Lawsuits to Break Up FacebookThe suits argue that the social-media giant has “used its dominance and monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition.”
  21. unfriend
    If Republicans Hate Silicon Valley, Why Don’t They Do Something About It?Republicans complain that Twitter and Facebook are out to get them, but it’s liberal customers who have the real power.
  22. pivot
    Why Aren’t Facebook’s Emergency Measures in Place All the Time?“I think it’s backed itself in a corner where it has to censor now, or if it doesn’t, there is damage,” says Pivot co-host Kara Swisher.
  23. vision 2020
    Facebook Prepares Potential Emergency Measures for the Election: ReportThe platform is reportedly planning to change users’ news feeds and slow the sharing of viral content if election violence becomes a reality.
  24. antitrust
    DOJ Launches First Major Antitrust Case Against GoogleThe search giant pays mobile companies and browsers to make Google their preset search engine. The Justice Department says that’s illegal.
  25. social media
    Twitter Adds ‘Friction’ to Limit Election Chaos, But Is It Enough?With one eye on President Trump, the company introduced a raft of changes to prevent dangerous misinformation from going viral on Election Night.
  26. pivot
    Will Tech’s Big Four Be Smart Enough to Help Break Themselves Up?Pivot’s Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what’s next for tech’s largest firms after a House Judiciary report called for their dismantlement.
  27. qanon
    Facebook Bans QAnon Accounts Across All Its PlatformsThe platform’s major step comes on the heels of a decision this summer to remove all Q-related groups discussing “potential violence.”
  28. vision 2020
    Social-Media Platforms Will Discourage Premature Election Victory ClaimsWhat Twitter and Facebook are doing should be emulated and expanded by all broadcast and cable networks before Election Night.
  29. qanon
    QAnon Groups on Facebook Reportedly Have Millions of MembersThe top ten groups have more than 1 million combined members, a sign of the increasing popularity of the far-right conspiracy.
  30. pivot
    Is This the Beginning of the End of Big Tech As We Know It?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the House tech-antitrust hearing and how it could lead toward breaking up giants like Amazon or Facebook.
  31. the top line
    Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg Aren’t in the Same BoatAmazon is extremely popular – and doesn’t meet the definition of a monopoly. Facebook is a different situation.
  32. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  33. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  34. pivot
    Facebook Still Doesn’t Get ItA lead organizer of the ad boycott targeting the company discusses why its response has been so discouraging.
  35. pivot
    Why Big Tech’s Congressional Testimony Will Be a BustScott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss why they’re pessimistic about this month’s grilling of Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook, and Pichai.
  36. pivot
    Will the Facebook Ad Boycott Actually Change Anything?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss whether mounting pressure on the social-media behemoth is a major threat or a minor nuisance.
  37. pivot
    Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Care About the First AmendmentKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss Facebook’s refusal to censor President Trump and its CEO’s motivations.
  38. pivot
    Should Companies Be Saying Anything at All Right Now?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss corporate responses to the unrest sweeping America, from the appropriate to the ham-fisted.
  39. coronavirus
    Why Facebook’s Plan to Tie Remote Pay to Location Will Probably FailMark Zuckerberg plans to let more employees permanently work from home, but he wants to pay those who live in inexpensive places less.
  40. pivot
    Why Netflix Should Buy Spotify Right NowScott Galloway and Kara Swisher offer ideas on how Netflix could capitalize on its massive gains during the pandemic.
  41. coronavirus
    Four Tech Giants Are Solidifying Their Domination of the Post-Coronavirus WorldScott Galloway examines the staggering gains anticipated at Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the historic economic downturn.
  42. the zucc
    Coronavirus Is Threatening Facebook’s Business ModelThe company is almost always bulletproof, but a pandemic may be the exception to the rule.
  43. the zucc
    How Facebook Fact-Checking Can BackfireThe “implied truth effect” means that Facebook’s fact-checking process may be worse than doing nothing.
  44. recode decode
    Jorge Ramos Talks to Kara Swisher About 2020 and Latino Trump VotersThe Univision anchor takes questions about the Univision sale, Bernie Sanders’s Cuba comments, and Latino Trump voters feeling “vindicated.”
  45. smh/lol
    You’ve Gotta Respect How Lazy the Bloomberg Social Media Recruits AreSome are posting so robotically that Twitter thinks they are bots. They make $2,500 per month.
  46. the zucc
    Facebook’s Election Rules Are No Match for Bloomberg’s BillionsThe billionaire has crafted aggressive social-media campaigns that adhere to the letter of the law but not the spirit.
  47. facebook
    Facebook Exec: Facebook Is Like the One Ring, Helped Trump WinAndrew Bosworth compares Facebook to an evil ring from fantasy books. He also thinks it helped Trump win.
  48. the zucc
    Facebook Announces Fake Ban Against DeepfakesThe policy is narrowly defined and continues a huge carve-out, making it completely useless for combating misinformation.
  49. what were the 2010s?
    The Decade in Internet Culture, in 34 Funny, Stupid, Genius, Emblematic PostsBillions and billions of posts were published this decade. These are the ones that mattered.
  50. antitrust
    The FTC Might Take Action Against the Great Facebook Mash-upThe regulatory body sees Facebook’s effort to make all of its sites interoperable as a way of protecting the company’s near monopoly on social media.
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