The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback | Rahul Bhatia

The Long Read: The social network had a grand plan to connect millions of Indians to the internet. Heres how it all went wrongUntil Mark Zuckerberg arrived in a bright orange helicopter in October...

Our reptile brains were triggered by MAGA hat video

(CNN)A viral video has once again confirmed everyone's preconceptions about human nature, the state of our politics and even "kids nowadays."Yes, the confrontation between a teenage boy in a MAGA hat and an...

Twitter updates its policy on tweets that encourage self-harm and suicide

Twitter, which is constantly criticized for not doing enough to prevent harassment, has updated its guidelines with more information on how it handles tweets or accounts that encourage other people to hurt themselves...

Can Samantha Bee Gamify Getting out the Vote?

Samantha Bee has a problem: 54 percent of her audience isn’t registered to vote. Yes, more than half of the people who watch Full Frontal—a group that ought to know a thing or two...

Highlights from the Senate Intelligence hearing with Facebook and Twitter

Another day, another political grilling for social media platform giants. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s fourth hearing took place this morning, with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey...

Lawmakers Want Zuckerberg To Explain Misuse Of Facebook Data

Lawmakers in the U.S. and U.K. are demanding that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explain reports that political research firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign, secretly used 50 million users’ data. “I think he should...