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  1. 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.
  2. the zucc
    Coronavirus Is Threatening Facebook’s Business ModelThe company is almost always bulletproof, but a pandemic may be the exception to the rule.
  3. the zucc
    How Facebook Fact-Checking Can BackfireThe “implied truth effect” means that Facebook’s fact-checking process may be worse than doing nothing.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. zuck
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Devotion to Gray T-Shirts Is AlarmingThe Facebook CEO reportedly has staff blow-dry his armpits before speeches.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. the zucc
    Facebook’s Privacy Tool Launched Months Ago. Or Did It?Despite promising access, Facebook’s “clear history” tool is MIA for most of the United States, with no clear release date.
  13. life in pixels
    How Should You Feel About Zuck’s Dinner With Peter Thiel and Donald Trump?It’s extremely normal for the president to dine with the head of the largest communications apparatus on the planet and his democracy-skeptic mentor.
  14. tech boot camp
    How to Block, Mute, and Avoid Your Enemies OnlineCleansing your feed has only grown more granular over time.
  15. the zucc
    What Does Facebook Know That We Don’t?Facebook is, for some reason, making its name more prominent in its other apps.
  16. stop shouting at me
    Company Name Henceforth Known As COMPANY NAMEA certain tech giant shout-announced a rebrand today.
  17. reach
    Twitter Bans Political AdvertisingJack Dorsey thinks politicians shouldn’t be able to pay to give their ideas artificial reach.
  18. the zucc
    The Real Reason Facebook Won’t Ban Political AdsThe company has made it impossible for brands and campaigns alike to reach Facebook users through posts.
  19. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: Vin Diesel’s Odd Dance to Katy PerryThe actor’s weird 2014 video shows he was actually way ahead of the curve on social media.
  20. intelligencer chats
    Is Facebook’s Political-Ad Policy Really That Bad?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether Mark Zuckerberg deserves the barrage of criticism he’s getting over his company’s policy.
  21. wellness
    Watch AOC Grill Mark Zuckerberg to Feel Hydrated and HealthyEnjoy AOC grilling Mark Zuckerberg and have a blessed, peaceful day.
  22. facebook
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Some Great Questions for Mark ZuckerbergAnytime a congresswoman can force a billionaire tech figure to answer a question with “I think lying is bad,” it’s a solid day of testimony.
  23. trailer mix
    Silicon Valley Called on by the U.S. Senate in Its Final SeasonThe HBO series returns for one more round on October 27.
  24. facebook
    The Zuck’s SpeechThe Facebook CEO’s speech defending his right to not do anything and take no responsibility misses the point.
  25. spicy
    Why the Top Spender on Pro-Impeachment Facebook Ads Is a Spice CompanyFounder Bill Penzey thinks it’s crucial to speak out on important issues. Facebook classifies a lot of his posts as political ads.
  26. vision 2020
    The Emerging Anybody-But-Warren CampaignAs Elizabeth Warren becomes more popular, claims that her nomination would throw the election to Trump — or even wreck the economy — are spreading.
  27. the zucc
    Zuckerberg Meets the Panopticon He CreatedEven in private, among loyal subjects, the CEO needs to act like he’s speaking to the public.
  28. blessed be the clicks
    Handmaid’s Tale Wedding Photographer Speaks Out: ‘Everyone Loves a Witch Hunt’The photo was staged in front of a wall used for systemic murder in the Hulu show.
  29. politics
    Big Tech’s Big Divorce From DemocratsInside the collapsed marriage of Silicon Valley and the Democratic Party.
  30. the zucc
    Facebook’s Dating Service Is, Unfortunately, Made by FacebookThe social-media company insists its new dating service is separate from existing Facebook, but instead, it is built atop it.
  31. the zucc
    Facebook Exacerbates One Problem by Trying to Solve AnotherIn reintroducing human editors, Facebook is making it easier for bad-faith critics to claim bias.
  32. the zucc
    Facebook Is Trying to Protect Itself From Antitrust ActionThe company is integrating Instagram and WhatsApp more closely with Facebook to make it harder to break up.
  33. the zucc
    Facebook’s FTC Deal Won’t Change FacebookThe FTC gave Zuckerberg a slap on the wrist.
  34. crime
    Hospital Bills $300K to Family of Woman Whose Baby Was Cut Out of HerAfter a pregnant teen was murdered by a woman who cut her baby out of her womb, the hospital is billing the victim’s family thousands of dollars.
  35. aliens
    This Area 51 Thing Is Getting Out of HandMillions of people have now responded to the Facebook event, prompting a response from the Air Force.
  36. facebook
    The Senate Hates Facebook’s CryptocurrencyA show of bipartisan dislike characterized today’s Banking Committee hearings on Libra. Facebook might be okay with that.
  37. the zucc
    FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion Over Cambridge Analytica ScandalWall Street celebrated the news, and it doesn’t sound like Facebook will radically change.
  38. the truth is out there
    Nearly Half a Million People Plan Ambush of Area 51They demand to “see them aliens.”
  39. the truth is out there
    Nearly Half a Million People Plan Ambush of Area 51They demand to “see them aliens.”
  40. the national interest
    President Trump Says Only Trump Supporters Deserve Free Speech“To me free speech is not when you see something good and then you purposely write bad.” Uh, yes it is?
  41. immigration
    This Secret Facebook Group for Border Patrol Officials Is Absolutely HorrifyingMembers made fun of dead migrants and posted sexually violent jokes about Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a new report.
  42. #sad
    The Zombie Social-Media Accounts of Canceled TV ComediesDigging through the Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram graveyards of shows that have left this mortal world.
  43. life in pixels
    Facebook’s New Competition: The U.S. DollarFacebook just introduced Libra, a new cryptocurrency designed to blow up the global financial system.
  44. pride
    Talking to the Drag Queen Who Accidentally Caused a Right-Wing ‘War’A conversation with Christian Aguirre, the drag queen whose “Drag Queen Story Time” at a library inadvertently set off a national debate.
  45. profile
    Jada Pinkett Smith Might Be the Best Reason to Keep Your Facebook AccountThe movie star is carving her own lane with Red Table Talk.
  46. surveillance
    Your iPhone Is Listening to You (If You’re a Spanish Soccer Fan)Facebook isn’t spying on you. Spain’s top professional soccer league is, though.
  47. ssomgwtfbbq
    Is Apple’s New Privacy Feature Anti-Competitive or Hyper-Competitive?Apple is requiring its own login system to appear in apps that offer logging in through Facebook and Google.
  48. life in pixels
    Does Facebook Have a Leaks Problem?Facebook employees are increasingly talkative and increasingly polarized — and a lot of them have access to private user data.
  49. psy ops
    Pelosi: ‘Drunk’ Facebook Video Somehow Russia’s FaultThe House Speaker called out Facebook for allowing the video to remain up.
  50. instagram
    IGTV Is Just YouTube NowInstagram’s hub for long-form video never really took off despite Facebook’s best efforts.
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