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The Ongoing Insurrection: How Trump Continues to Weaponize Social Media Post Jan. 6th

The Ongoing Insurrection: How Trump Continues to Weaponize Social Media Post Jan. 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.

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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.

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Post-Roe, Google's Data Collection and Policies Could Endanger Those Seeking Abortions
Platforms’ Looming Trump Decision

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.

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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.

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California Voters Demand Tech Regulations To Protect Children
The Facebook Papers

The Facebook Papers

The Facebook Papers are a massive set of Facebook internal documents that whistleblower Frances Haugen provided to Congress and news outlets around the world.

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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.

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Parents Distrust Big Tech, Strongly Support Expanding Online Protections For Kids
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