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  1. screen time
    Meta’s AI Needs to Speak With YouThe company is putting chatbots everywhere so you don’t go anywhere.
  2. politics
    The Five Most Dramatic Moments From Congress’s Social-Media HearingDuring the hearing, Senator Lindsey Graham told CEOs of the top social-media companies that they have blood on their hands.
  3. screen time
    AI Is Coming for the InfluencersNow, brands are paying to advertise with AI-generated content creators. Will it work?
  4. screen time
    How Meta Is Monetizing the Decline of FacebookHave you heard about WhatsApp’s aggressive new ad strategy?
  5. screen time
    How Big Tech Companies Really Think About AIWe’re learning a lot from what tech companies’ lawyers argue in response to the many lawsuits they face over their voracious AI models.
  6. screen time
    Social Media Drops the ‘Digital Town Square’ RoutineEvery platform used to be for everyone, but those days are gone.
  7. screen time
    Why Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Quit TwitterHe once tried to buy it. Now he’s creating a knockoff — and talking about a cage fight with Elon Musk.
  8. screen time
    How Mark Zuckerberg Led the Tech Industry Into a Metaverse WastelandIt began with his incentives and his weird psychology. Then came COVID.
  9. the money game
    How Zuck Got His Groove BackIt’s been a very good year for Meta and its CEO. (Less so for the thousands of people he laid off.)
  10. life in pixels
    Who Is Still Inside the Metaverse?Searching for friends in Mark Zuckerberg’s deserted fantasyland.
  11. silicon valley
    10,000 People at Meta Will Lose Their JobsAfter Meta lost $700 billion in market cap last year, Mark Zuckerberg announced a mass layoff to make sure this is its “Year of Efficiency.”
  12. politics
    Tate-PilledWhat a generation of boys have found in Andrew Tate’s extreme male gospel.
  13. screen time
    A TikTok Ban Would Make for an Incredibly Strange Day on the InternetWhile it might not be the most probable course of events, it definitely could happen.
  14. on with kara swisher
    Kara Swisher on Mark Zuckerberg’s Never-ending Trump ProblemShe reflects on more than 15 years of covering Facebook and why bringing back Trump is a lose-lose.
  15. screen time
    How Much Does Unbanning Trump Really Matter?On the internet, you can never really go back home.
  16. screen time
    Elon Musk and the Sad Mod Theory of Social-Media CEOsYou may technically run the place, but most of your users just see you as a glorified moderator.
  17. facebook
    The E.U.’s Judgment Against Meta Could Be a Big DealThe company was fined over $400 million for violating users’ privacy in a decision with far-reaching implications.
  18. screen time
    It’s Official: Meta Is a DisasterThe dismal quarterly results make it clear that the company formerly known as Facebook is an absolute and total mess.
  19. screen time
    Why Your Boss’s Boss Wants You in the MetaverseUnderstanding the metaverse as a set of software tools that you might be told to use isn’t exciting — but at least it makes sense.
  20. just asking questions
    Will the Metaverse Really Transform Our Lives?Venture capitalist Matthew Ball on the virtual worlds that may define the future.
  21. meta
    Sheryl Sandberg Leaned on Tabloid to Drop Story on Ex: ReportThe Meta exec reportedly pressured the Daily Mail twice to drop reporting related to a restraining order filed against her former boyfriend.
  22. ukraine
    Facebook Is Now Allowing Itself to Be WeaponizedMeta’s decision to explicitly allow violent rhetoric against Russian soldiers and Vladimir Putin raises some very uncomfortable questions.
  23. russia
    Russia Puts Up an Information Iron CurtainPutin’s Kremlin banned Twitter and Facebook and effectively criminalized critical journalism, prompting an exodus of foreign press.
  24. 2022 midterms
    Peter Thiel to Leave Meta Board to Focus on Giving Republicans MoneyThe conservative billionaire is pivoting to become a benefactor for Trump supporters he used to employ.
  25. the internet
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Has a Groping ProblemThe virtual-reality platform has implemented a four-foot personal barrier between avatars because of the behavior of some obnoxious users.
  26. pivot
    Meta’s Virtual-Reality Arm Is a ‘Flaming Bag of Sh*t’The company is running into several problems at once, as evidenced by its plummeting stock price.
  27. business
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Disaster Is Taking Silicon Valley With ItHundreds of billions of dollars disappeared overnight, and it may get worse.
  28. cable news news
    The Real Keith Olbermann ReturnsHis self-regard is still intact, and he spends an hour making references to his suspension.
  29. in other news
    The Other Kristen Davis Is Whorey Too!An explanation for today’s news that a 32-year-old hedge-fund lady was arrested yesterday for running a ring of high-priced prostitutes.