Tag: Facebook

Facebook and Google Must Be Regulated Now

The time for ineffectual fines and self-policing is over. Here’s why. At the recent F8 conference for Facebook developers, Mark Zuckerberg stood on stage laughing and trying to crack jokes. “I know that we don’t exactly have the strongest reputation on ptrivacy right now, to put it lightly,” […]

US charges Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments. The civil charges filed by the Department of Housing […]

The Cost of Living in Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet Empire

What’s on your mind? Right now, as I’m writing this, The New York Times is breaking the news that Facebook, after a year of staggering revelations concerning everything from misuse of private data to enabling Russian election interference to knowingly providing inflated metrics publishers used to remake the […]