Caving to pressure from employees, civil rights activists, and advertisers, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network will begin labeling certain posts it deems “newsworthy” that would otherwise violate its rules. The move is a stunning reversal for Zuckerberg, who has in recent weeks criticized the idea of labeling controversial speech by public figures. His announcement Friday...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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