Will Oremus
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Will Oremus is Slate’s senior technology writer. Email him at will.oremus@slate.com or follow him on Twitter.

The Industry
April 23 2018 12:26 PMFacebook’s Ties With Kogan and Cambridge Were Even Cozier Than We Thought
The Industry
April 18 2018 11:01 PMWe Finally Know How Many People Subscribe to Amazon Prime
The Industry
April 18 2018 2:51 PMTesla Is Starting to Sound a Little Like Donald Trump
The Industry
April 12 2018 10:08 AM“I’m Not Familiar With That”The five most dishonest answers Mark Zuckerberg gave to Congress.
The Industry
April 10 2018 10:51 PMThe Senate Fought Mark Zuckerberg, and Mark Zuckerberg WonThe Facebook CEO charmed, evaded, and sometimes misled his way through the committee-hearing gauntlet.
If Then
April 10 2018 9:43 AMCongress Called. It Wants Our Privacy Back.If Then discusses the Mark Zuckerberg hearings with some of the members of Congress who will be questioning him.
The Industry
April 6 2018 7:00 AMWhen Will Alexa Know Everything?A conversation with the chief of Amazon’s voice assistant on what Alexa hears, what she remembers, and how she’s learning.
If Then
April 4 2018 4:30 PMAlexa, How Do You Really Work?The man in charge of Amazon’s voice assistant thinks users’ privacy concerns are off base.
The Industry
March 29 2018 9:01 PMCan Facebook Fix Itself Before the Midterms? It’s Trying.
The Industry
March 27 2018 5:23 PMWhy Facebook Is Scared of Mark Zuckerberg Testifying to CongressThere are many, many ways a trip to Capitol Hill could go wrong.
The Industry
March 23 2018 2:25 PMWould Facebook Ever Let Users Pay to Get Out of Data Collection?Mark Zuckerberg suggested in an interview this week that the company has considered it.
If Then
March 21 2018 3:00 PMThe Tech That Draws Your DistrictAn expert on gerrymandering explains the tech behind the map-making that helped the GOP take control of Congress.
The Industry
March 20 2018 1:59 AMThe Real Scandal Isn’t What Cambridge Analytica DidIt’s what Facebook made possible.
The Industry
March 15 2018 5:03 PMThe “Disgusting” Snapchat Ad That Joked About Rihanna and Domestic Violence Was Approved by a Human
The Industry
March 14 2018 8:44 PMYouTube Is Realizing It May Be Bad for All of UsThe video platform has only begun to reckon with its misinformation problems. So far, it seems to have no idea how to solve them.
The Industry
April 19 2018 3:53 PMFacebook Already Has Our Data. Can It Use It to Combat Racism?A conversation with the founder of Data for Black Lives.
If Then
April 18 2018 3:27 PMWhat if Facebook Used Data for Black Lives?The founder of Data for Black Lives on how tech companies can use their data as a tool of oppression—or a force for racial justice.
If Then
April 12 2018 8:12 PMWhat Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Want to ShareFacebook’s CEO played dumb with Congress. It could come back to bite him.
The Industry
April 11 2018 3:28 PMRepublicans Couldn’t Stop Thanking Mark Zuckerberg for His Contribution to Capitalism
The Industry
April 10 2018 2:22 PMThe Biggest Threat to Facebook Isn’t Congress. It’s Employee Morale.
The Industry
April 6 2018 12:30 PMTwitter Spent the YouTube Shooting Deleting Lies and Hoaxes. Could It Do That All the Time?
The Industry
April 5 2018 12:42 PMHow Mark Zuckerberg Protects His Own Privacy OnlineAnd what that tells us about how he treats ours.
The Industry
April 2 2018 5:56 PMSpeed KillsFrom Facebook to Uber to Tesla, Silicon Valley’s obsession with rapid growth is coming back to haunt it—and us.
If Then
March 28 2018 4:30 PMFacebook’s Deepwater HorizonInside the data leak that let Cambridge Analytica game our neuroses for Donald Trump.
Future Tense
March 26 2018 8:01 PMPeople Don’t Trust Facebook. Here’s Why They’re Staying On It Anyway.
The Industry
March 21 2018 6:16 PMZuckerberg’s Plan to Fix Facebook Is Sensible, Comforting, and Totally InadequateFacebook’s beleaguered CEO finally responded to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He didn’t go nearly far enough.
The Industry
March 20 2018 5:50 PMFacebook Is Passing the BuckThe company has finally responded to the Cambridge Analytica scandal—sort of.
The Industry
March 16 2018 6:40 PMMost Americans Still Don’t Fear Big Tech’s PowerA new survey suggests the average person hasn’t turned against Silicon Valley—yet.
The Industry
March 15 2018 3:13 PMFacebook’s Alleged Role in Myanmar’s Violence Is “Deeply Concerning,” Says Facebook’s News Feed Chief
If Then
March 14 2018 3:00 PMWhat Keeps Facebook up at NightThe head of Facebook’s news feed on Myanmar’s deadly crisis, the challenge of local news, and the downsides of transparency.

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