The latest effort to censor information damaging to Democrats and the oligarchs they serve masquerades as concern for teenage girls
The threat is private infrastructure, not all big business
How to make our public commons accountable to more than a few controlling shareholders
A new deal between Facebook and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp in Australia will help determine the future of what’s inside your head
The American political and legal systems are working just fine, despite a few hiccups. Meanwhile, American corporations are depriving citizens of basic rights and freedoms and destroying our democracy.
Why is a private Facebook group for women expelling Jewish members?
In an ugly display of Big Tech’s monopoly power, Twitter and Facebook censor the White House, U.S. senators, and the ‘New York Post’ for saying things that were reported in ‘The New York Times’ five years ago—and that the Democratic candidate has publicly boasted about
Not all mergers are the same. The ones underpinning our biggest Silicon Valley companies are uniquely bad—and deeply un-American.
Facebook’s CEO is facing increasing attacks from Democrats, but the social media giant’s self-professed, high-minded motives hide a deeper truth
A medieval Spanish passion play brings an ancient stereotype into the networked 21st century. Should the social media giant ban it from its platform?
The tech titans of the new digital economy aren’t really technology companies anymore, they’re network monopolies and they’re here to stay
Aleph-Bits is Tablet’s new feature about the ethics of digital life. In today’s column: Privacy is over, Facebook already controls all of your personal data, and the only real question is whether you’ll get anything in return.
The ‘gematria’ of status updates, in a new book of poetry by a 21st-century heir to the Kabbalists
The privacy consultant for Google’s ‘smart city’ just resigned. Is it possible that the company doesn’t really care about protecting privacy?
The company has suspended the poster, but questions of anti-Semitism online linger
An investigation by ‘The Times’ finds that even posts reported to the company remained available on the social media platform
Everybody gets it wrong sometimes, says the morally oblivious oligarch
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