Those hoping Facebook will exercise more judgement over political speech can look to announcements Tuesday for a sign of the direction the company is taking instead. First, Facebook is putting a voting information hub atop the News Feed for more than 160 million people in the U.S., where they’ll get info on how to vote in the November election. “I believe Facebook can strengthen democracy by...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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