Presidential Election

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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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SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

Since launching in the United States five years ago, SmartNews, the news aggregation app that recently hit unicorn status, has…

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How Carl Pope helped drive a $500 million pledge to push the U.S. “Beyond Carbon” (Part 2) – TechCrunch

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg recently pledged to rapidly spend $500 million in a bid to push the U.S….

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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…

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Mueller report details the evolution of Russia’s troll farm as it began targeting US politics – TechCrunch

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr released the long-anticipated Mueller report. With it comes a useful overview…