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Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch

Sometimes it feels as if Internet platforms are turning everything upside down, from politics to publishing, culture to commerce, and…

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British parliament presses Facebook on letting politicians lie in ads – TechCrunch

In yet another letter seeking to pry accountability from Facebook, the chair of a British parliamentary committee has pressed the…

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Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015 – TechCrunch

Facebook employees tried to alert the company about the activity of Cambridge Analytica as early as September 2015, per the…

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Facebook still a great place to amplify pre-election junk news, EU study finds – TechCrunch

A study carried out by academics at Oxford University to investigate how junk news is being shared on social media…