Scott Nover

Scott Nover

Platforms Reporter
Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence. He has written about media, technology and politics for The Atlantic, The Washington Post Magazine, Vox and more.

Zuckerberg vs. His Staff: Facebook Employees Livid Over Refusal to Censor Trump

Employees tweeted their discontent and staged virtual walkout.

Twitter Labels Trump Tweet for ‘Glorifying Violence’

It's the second time this week the platform has labeled or restricted the president's tweets.

Trump Wants to Roll Back Protections for Social Media Companies, but Legal Questions Remain

Law experts say the president’s executive order is unconstitutional.

Why Trump Can’t Claim Twitter Is Violating His Free Speech

If anyone is breaching the First Amendment, it's the president.

Democratic Bill Seeks to Ban Microtargeting in Political Ads

Rep. Anna Eshoo's bill would prohibit federal campaigns from targeting based on demographic and behavioral data.

TikTok Is Growing Up, and So Are Its Users

More millennials are finding their way to the Gen Z-dominated app.

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Bleeding Into the Real World

Fake news online has real-world ramifications for people and companies.

You Can Now Wear Joe Biden’s Aviators on Social Media

The presumptive Democratic nominee tries to have more of an online presence.

YouTube Expands Advertiser Access to Its Most Popular Content With New Global Product

YouTube Select includes connected TV usage for the first time.

Disney Streaming Head Kevin Mayer Leaves to Become TikTok CEO

Kevin Mayer's surprise Disney departure to become TikTok's CEO comes at a critical moment for both companies.