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America’s Views on Surveillance Advertising

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.

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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.

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Facebook is Failing its Own Election Tests
Public Sentiment on Section 230, Antitrust Actions, Election Misinformation

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.

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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.

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 Election Integrity on Social Media
Election Integrity Roadmap for Social Media Companies

Election Integrity Roadmap for Social Media Companies

Our democracy is facing unprecedented threats: an ongoing pandemic, extreme polarization, and widespread efforts to deceive voters and undermine our elections.

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Facebook's Algorithms Undermined COVID-19 Response, Spread Violent 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.

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Facebook's Algorithms Undermined COVID-19 Response, Spread Violent Misinformation After George Floyd's Killing
America’s Views on Big Tech, Facebook Boycott, Mark Zuckerberg

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.

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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.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s <span>Free Speech Charade</span>
Move Slow and Fake Things: Examining Facebook's 'Oversight' Board

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.

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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.

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The Need to Hold Big Tech Accountable During the Coronavirus Crisis