Democracy by Design
A Content-Agnostic Election Integrity Framework for Online Platforms
Zero Trust AI Governance Framework
Ahead of DEF CON 31, Accountable Tech, AI Now, and EPIC offer an antidote to self-regulation for artificial intelligence.
Prevalence of Design Harms Among Young People
New polling by Accountable Tech and LOG OFF finds that the design of social media and online platforms is actively harming U.S. teens.
The Ongoing Insurrection: How Trump Continues to Weaponize Social Media Post January 6th
New report from Accountable Tech finds that more than 350 posts from Donald Trump on Truth Social are in violation of Facebook’s safety guidelines.
Post-Roe, Google’s Data Collection and Policies Could Endanger Those Seeking Abortions
New report from Accountable Tech reveals that Google is retaining both location search query and location history data for users who visit abortion clinics.
Platforms’ Looming Trump Decision
With Facebook likely to reinstate Trump on January 7, 2023, major social media platforms may decide to revisit their decisions to suspend Trump—with serious consequences at stake.
California Voters Demand Tech Regulations To Protect Children
Polling from Accountable Tech and Data for Progress reveals that large majorities of voters across California are concerned by Big Tech’s business practices around children.
Parents Distrust Big Tech, Strongly Support Expanding Online Protections For Kids
A new poll by Accountable Tech and GQR Research reveals a majority of parents believe social media as dangerous for kids as e-cigarettes.
America’s Views on Surveillance Advertising
Polling from Accountable Tech and GQR reveals 81% of Americans support banning companies from collecting people’s personal data and using it to target them with ads.
Facebook is Failing its Own Election Tests
Facebook has failed to deliver on a slew of public commitments it made before, during, and after Election Day—and the damage is far from over.
Public Sentiment on Section 230, Antitrust Actions, Election Misinformation
Voters fear social media will aid election chaos; More concern about misinformation than bias; Not familiar with ‘Section 230,’ but want some liability for platforms.
Election Integrity on Social Media
With misinformation undermining the response to coronavirus, inflaming societal tensions, and threatening democracy, voters expect and demand more from social media platforms.
Facebook’s Algorithms Undermined COVID-19 Response, Spread Misinformation After George Floyd’s Killing
An Accountable Tech study finds that Facebook’s content curation and recommendation algorithms have actively promoted the spread of dangerous misinformation and extremism.
America’s Views on Big Tech, Facebook Boycott, Mark Zuckerberg
Polling from Accountable Tech and GQR reveals Americans overwhelmingly agree that social media companies should do more to combat online hate and misinformation.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Free Speech Charade
Mark Zuckerberg wants us to believe Facebook is a beacon for freedom of expression and human rights, but that's not the full story.
Move Slow and Fake Things: Examining Facebook’s ‘Oversight’ Board
Thirty months after its conception, the Facebook-funded Oversight Board is nowhere near operational. This is the full story and examination of Facebook's 'Oversight' Board.
The Need to Hold Big Tech Accountable During the Coronavirus Crisis
New polling from Accountable Tech and Navigator Research reveals significant, cross-partisan concern about the role of social media platforms in spreading disinformation.