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More Americans Want Government to Step In on Online Misinformation

Pew Research Center compared recent results with those from a similar survey in 2018.

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Snapchat: How to See Fewer Political Ads

Users can tell the app they're not interested in this topic.

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Tennessee’s Transphobic Bathroom Bill Inspired a Campaign That Hopes to Be Unnecessary

Tennessee's transphobic bathroom bill inspired TBWA\Chiat\Day New York to wrap mandatory notices in messages of advocacy.

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Facebook Boots NYU Researchers Who Were Using a Browser Extension to Study Political Ads

Ad Observer was rolled out last September to make it easier to search by specific election and state.

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Liz Kennedy Joins Facebook Civil Rights Team as Manager, Voting Rights

She had been senior policy advisor at the Center for Secure and Modern Elections.

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Pew: Americans Want More Regulation of Big Tech Companies

68% of survey respondents believe those firms have too much power and influence.

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Pew: Republican Members of Congress Post More About Asian Countries, People Than Democrats

China has been a particular area of focus since 2018, accelerating at the start of 2020.

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Is Gettr Donald Trump’s Next Attempt at Re-Entering the Social Media Space?

The Android and iOS app is reportedly being led by former spokesperson Jason Miller.

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Should People Be Able to Sue Social Platforms Over Content Posted by Other Users?

A new survey from Pew Research Center probes one of the biggest issues in the debate on Section 230.

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Current Affairs Facebook Pages Toe the Ideological Line in Posts on the Biden Administration

Pew Research Center analyzed 5,458 posts from 25 pages from March 8 through 14.

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Biden Rescinds Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting TikTok, Other Tech Firms With China Ties

The administration ordered the Department of Commerce to closely monitor them.

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Facebook Bans Donald Trump Through at Least Jan. 7, 2023

The two-year restriction on creating content is the harshest penalty under its new rules regarding public figures, civil unrest.

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Mozilla: TikTok Does Not Accept Political Ads, But …

A new report highlights how influencers are skirting the ban.

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A ‘PG’ Version of Parler Returns to the iTunes App Store

The social media platform, popular with conservatives, was banned by Apple in January.

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Donald Trump Won’t Be Allowed Back on Facebook—Yet

The Oversight Board didn’t seem interested in playing Facebook’s games.