In 2020, at least $6 billion will be spent on political campaigns in the U.S.—over $2 billion on the presidential election alone. These astronomical numbers fuel fears that public opinion will be manipulated,
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elizabeth Holmes all promised game-changing improvements on American life. What happened? I was pretty young when the internet was still a haven for idealists, a place
The move is meant to offer users greater control over their digital footprints and enhance user privacy, but critics worry it further entrenches Google's dominance. Google has announced plans to limit
Pinterest has surpassed Snapchat to become the third-largest social media network in the US, according to a new report from eMarketer. The news is a significant shake-up in the social media pecking order,
I’ve been a marketing executive for over two decades now, long enough to know that, no matter what innovations promise to upend the consumer experience, certain truths endure: Brands still matter (arguably
Having an active social media presence is a great way for leaders to grow their business. It helps you establish your personal brand and authority, as well as reach a wider audience of potential customers.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential
“I’d never want to be in the position of doing like The New York Times style of writing about the Nazi next door who sometimes eats at Applebee’s.” In 2012, when Nick Martin heard the news that a man J.T.
It’s 2020 — a key election year in the US — and Facebook is doubling down on its policy of letting people pay it to fuck around with democracy. Despite trenchant criticism — including from US lawmakers
A Facebook vice president faced tough questions from lawmakers Wednesday, when members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voiced alarm over misinformation on the platform. With the 2020 election
During a press briefing at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, executives from Twitter outlined policy changes that’ll affect the social network’s over 330 million users in the months to come. Twitter
Following the death of top Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani on Jan. 3, a number of unverified and false posts have spread widely on the internet. The surge of traffic resulting from Soleimani's death mixed