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Facebook Is Ubiquitous. But Will It Be Trusted?

Facebook Is Ubiquitous. But Will It Be Trusted?

This has been the year of Facebook. Its stock price has increased by around 50 percent as it continues to assert its dominance in user activity and digital ad revenue. It undercut one of the companies trying to catch up with it, Snap, by adding a similar feature,...
Zuckerberg’s Preposterous Defense of Facebook

Zuckerberg’s Preposterous Defense of Facebook

Responding to President Trump’s tweet this week that “Facebook was always anti-Trump,” Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, defended the company by noting that Mr. Trump’s opponents also criticize it — as having aided Mr. Trump. If everyone is upset with...
Facebook Marks the End of Social Media’s Wild West

Facebook Marks the End of Social Media’s Wild West

The news that Facebook will turn over details of Russian ad buys to Congress recalls a column written by my colleague Eli Lake early year. He wrote that in forcing National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to resign, President Donald Trump “caved in to his...