18 April 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Mathana Stender | Apr 20 2017
SPEECH!: With 889 million monthly average users, WeChat is increasingly finding itself in the crosshairs of China’s one-party government censors.
404: A piece in Mother Jones depicts that tightrope that Twitter must walk while balancing geopolitics and free speech.
LONG READ: Facebook is taking heat again, this time for failing to quickly remove a video of a murder streamed on its Live platform.
CENSORED: Fake news will be a topic of discussion at Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting.
Mar 3 2016
In this week's roundup: Facebook erases culture in Indonesia, and meetings between the US Justice Department and social media companies make headlines.