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The Shift: Is Tech Too Easy to Use?

By KEVIN ROOSE

The tech industry’s obsession with “frictionless” design has been the source of innumerable problems.

The Shift: Is Tech Too Easy to Use?

By KEVIN ROOSE

The tech industry’s obsession with “frictionless” design has been the source of innumerable problems.

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, JULIE TURKEWITZ, JACK HEALY and ALAN BLINDER

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.

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How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, JULIE TURKEWITZ, JACK HEALY and ALAN BLINDER

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, JULIE TURKEWITZ, JACK HEALY and ALAN BLINDER

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.

Facebook's fall: From the friendliest face of tech to perceived enemy of democracy

By Brian Flood

In less than a decade Facebook has gone from the darling of Silicon Valley to the scourge of humanity, as the site once used simply to keep in touch with friends has emerged as a polarizing tool that can be politically weaponized amid concerns about privacy, misinformation and bias. 

French β€˜yellow vests’ caught up in social networks

By ClΓ©ment Nicolas, Marion Candau

As it enters its fourth week of protest, France’s ‘yellow vest’ movement continues to be active on Facebook. While the social network has allowed the movement to grow, Facebook is struggling to create a structure for the movement. EURACTIV France reports.

Facebook opening Bryant Park pop-up to teach users about privacy

Mark Zuckerberg’s social network plans to open a pop-up kiosk on Dec. 13 in Midtown Manhattan, where it will field questions about its data-sharing practices and teach users how to understand its new privacy controls.

In Britain, a Team Effort to Help Local News Survive

By AMIE TSANG

To support local newspapers and news sites, the salaries of nearly 150 reporters are being paid through Britain’s TV license fee, which finances the BBC.

Facebook is in trouble with users -- Here's how it can save itself

By Garrett Johnson

If Facebook is really intent on addressing the growing distrust among users, it is essential that it commits to transparency and viewpoint inclusion.

Facebook could threaten democracy, warns former GCHQ chief

By James Rogers

Without stronger regulation, Facebook could become a threat to democracy, according to the former head of GCHQ, the British equivalent of the NSA.

The Deadly Soul of a New Machine

By TIMOTHY EGAN

Bots, artificial intelligence and social media algorithms are shaping the fate of humanity at a startling pace. At what point is control lost and the creations take over? How about now?

Lean In’s Sheryl Sandberg Problem

By NELLIE BOWLES

The movement that Facebook’s chief operating officer started is trying to leave her, and her scandals, behind.

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