1 March 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Mar 1 2017
- LONG READ: Following Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement of a plan to use Facebook to more actively build a “global community,” Buzzfeed interviewed the CEO about globalism, protecting users, and fixing news.
- NSFW: Photographer Wolgang Tillman’s work is showing in the Tate Modern, but artist @Emma_Blau found that it was pre-emptively censored by Facebook.
- SPEECH!: An apparent new policy at Twitter temporarily locks users accounts for "abusive behavior"...such as swearing at elected officials.
- LONG READ: Vox co-founder @ezraklein analyzes Mark Zuckerberg’s latest announcement and asks: “Can Facebook help humanity take its ‘next step’?”
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.