Internet

Online speech shield under fire as Trump Facebook ban stays

Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform is a far more complex and consequential question: Do the protections carved out for companies when the internet was in ...

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Trump ban ruling marks defining moment for Facebook panel

Facebook's independent oversight board was gearing up Tuesday for a momentous decision on the platform's ban of former US president Donald Trump, as debate swirls on the role of social media in curbing hateful and abusive ...

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Facebook wants users' responses to improve feeds

Facebook said Thursday it would emphasize user feedback when prioritizing posts on the leading social network, the latest move to quell concerns over its algorithms.

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Researchers studying how to make online arguments productive

The internet seems like the place to go to get into fights. Whether they're with a family member or a complete stranger, these arguments have the potential to destroy important relationships and consume a lot of emotional ...

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