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Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse. Investors Hammer Twitter.

NEW YORK — Cracking down on hate, abuse, and online trolls is also hurting Twitter's standing with investors. The company's stock plunged Friday morning after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the co...
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Google Slants Elections. When Will It Defend Democracy?

As the 2018 midterm elections approach in the U.S., Google’s power to influence undecided voters remains overshadowed by Facebook’s personal data crisis. Facebook has “taken it on the chin” for its role in the 2016 presidential election, and organizations l...
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FUSD Trustees Go Slow on Go Schools Advice

Go Public Schools Fresno has authored a report detailing new ways to think about education. On Wednesday (May 23), Fresno Unified trustees offered a Solomonesque solution in a tug-o-war between the group and...

Big Tech Isn’t a Monopoly. Here’s Why.

Public concern about Facebook’s power in society – and in politics – has skyrocketed in the wake of revelations that users’ data was analyzed by a U.K.-based marketing firm and used to construct highly targeted political propaganda in advance of the 2016 U.S. ...