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What 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.

Future Tense
April 16 2018 8:07 AMBefore Facebook, There Was GeoCitiesThe FTC’s 1998 case against an early web pioneer laid the groundwork for data privacy discussions today.
The Industry
April 13 2018 10:25 AMHighlights From the Gutenberg HearingsAn empire’s potentates size up the risks of new technology.
Political Gabfest
April 12 2018 5:31 PMThe “Farewell, My Blue-Eyed Monster” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the raid on Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, Paul Ryan’s retirement, and Mark Zuckerberg’s chat with Congress.
Life
April 12 2018 4:30 PMTreating Tech Bros Like Mark Zuckerberg as Children Excuses Their Very Adult Mistakes
The Industry
April 11 2018 9:25 PM“It’s Your Data”Mark Zuckerberg swore repeatedly that Facebook gives us control over the information it collects. Two members of Congress showed how wrong that is.
Future Tense
April 11 2018 6:21 PMElection Meddling Doesn’t Just Happen in the U.S.The topic didn’t come up in Zuckerberg’s congressional hearings, but it has global importance.
The Industry
April 11 2018 5:32 PMHere Is a Really Stressful Video of Mark Zuckerberg Saying “Senator,” “Congressman,” and “Congresswoman” Dozens of Times
Future Tense
April 11 2018 2:55 PMWatch Mark Zuckerberg Squirm When a Congressman Asks About the Infamous Facemash
The Industry
April 11 2018 11:57 AMThe Congressman Running the Zuckerberg Hearing Represents a District That Gave Facebook Tax Breaks to Build Data Centers
The Industry
April 10 2018 11:50 PMThe Six Most Interesting Things on the Notes Mark Zuckerberg Accidentally Left for Anyone to See
The Industry
April 10 2018 9:13 PMAn Interview With the Person Dressed As a Russian Troll at the Zuckerberg HearingThey were also Monopoly man at the Equifax hearing in March.
The Industry
April 10 2018 6:47 PMBoredom Prevails in the Zuckerberg Hearing Room
Future Tense
April 10 2018 5:32 PMWatch Zuckerberg Struggle to Answer Sharp, Uncomfortable Questions About Peter Thiel’s Creepy Company
The Industry
April 10 2018 2:54 PMSome Facebook Users Let Cambridge Analytica Look at Their Private Messages
The Industry
April 10 2018 1:29 PMThere Are Dozens of Life-Size Cardboard Mark Zuckerbergs Outside the Capitol
Users
April 13 2018 4:41 PMAn Attempt to Understand the Facebook Hearings as Experienced Only Through Memes
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.
Future Tense
April 12 2018 4:46 PMIgnore Mark ZuckerbergHis promise that new EU data privacy guidelines will be “rolled out” to American users is misleading.
The Industry
April 12 2018 10:08 AM“I’m Not Familiar With That”The five most dishonest answers Mark Zuckerberg gave to Congress.
Life
April 11 2018 6:33 PMWhy People Are Obsessed With Mark Zuckerberg’s Eyeballs
Future Tense
April 11 2018 6:12 PMWas Facebook’s Work With the Trump Campaign Illegal?
The Industry
April 11 2018 3:28 PMRepublicans Couldn’t Stop Thanking Mark Zuckerberg for His Contribution to Capitalism
The Industry
April 11 2018 1:15 PMMy Personal Favorite Part of the Facebook Congressional Hearings Was When Mark Zuckerberg Started Talking About Muffins
The Industry
April 11 2018 10:17 AMThe One Question Congress Absolutely Must Get Zuckerberg to Answer
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.
The Gist
April 10 2018 6:58 PMIt’s Regulation TimeDemocracy hijacked, data leaked, brains rewired—we’d be stupid not to rein in Facebook and its peers.
Future Tense
April 10 2018 5:33 PMSen. Dick Durbin Proves Mark Zuckerberg Is As Awkward As the Rest of Us
The Industry
April 10 2018 4:07 PMMark Zuckerberg’s Congressional Hearing Suit, Reviewed
The Industry
April 10 2018 2:22 PMThe Biggest Threat to Facebook Isn’t Congress. It’s Employee Morale.
Future Tense
April 10 2018 1:20 PMAre Algorithms the New Campaign Donation?It’s difficult to assess their market value, and they can move between organizations easily. That’s a problem.

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