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Google and Facebook Have Failed Us Again
The world’s most powerful information gatekeepers neglected their duties in Las Vegas

Alexis C. Madrigal
Writer, @TheAtlantic. Host of the Containers podcast on global trade and technology. Author of Powering the Dream. @WIRED, fusion alum. Married to @sarahrich.
Oct 3

... BuzzFeed’s Ryan Broderick found that Google’s “top stories” results surfaced 4chan forum posts about a man that right-wing amateur sleuths had incorrectly identified as the Las Vegas shooter ...


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Good question.

Does Even Mark Zuckerberg Know What Facebook Is?
The same company that gives you birthday reminders also helped ensure the integrity of the German elections


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RUSSIA’S “HIGHLY SOPHISTICATED” FACEBOOK OP RAISES NEW QUESTIONS FOR MUELLER
How did Moscow know to micro-target swing states that would prove critical for Trump? And did they have help on the inside?

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MAYA KOSOFF

A day after Facebook disclosed that ads purchased by Russia before and after the 2016 election may have reached as many as 10 million people in the United States, a clearer picture of the Kremlin’s micro-targeting operation has emerged ...

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/10/russias-highly-sophisticated-facebook-op-raises-new-questions-for-mueller?spMailingID=12078502&spUserID=MTg0NzAyMTMyMTE3S0&spJobID=1260383435&spReportId=MTI2MDM4MzQzNQS2
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operation run by Jared Kushner
By Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.

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WHY GOOGLE AND YOUTUBE SHOULD PROBABLY START WORRYING
YouTube’s extremist content is a red flag for advertisers and viewers alike, but Google’s real problem might be how much data it shares with advertisers


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MAYA KOSOFF


... As News Media Alliance president David Chavern told Bloomberg this week, “Google, in every respect, collects more data [than Facebook]. Google, in every respect, has a much bigger advertising business, and the larger conversation about privacy in Silicon Valley, fueled by Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress last week, may be turning toward its biggest competitor.


https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/04/will-google-be-the-next-tech-giant-to-face-off-with-washington?mbid=nl_th_5add0a9f978b594057cb433c&CNDID=49183601&spMailingID=13366124&spUserID=MTg0NzAyMTMyMTE3S0&spJobID=1381992248&spReportId=MTM4MTk5MjI0OAS2

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As Facebook does its best to evade


 

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