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

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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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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America’s Views on Surveillance Advertising
Facebook is Failing its Own Election Tests

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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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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Public Sentiment on Section 230, Antitrust Actions, Election Misinformation
 Election Integrity on Social Media

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 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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Election Integrity Roadmap for Social Media Companies
Facebook's Algorithms Undermined COVID-19 Response, Spread Misinformation After George Floyd's Killing

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.

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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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America’s Views on Big Tech, Facebook Boycott, Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg’s <span>Free Speech Charade</span>

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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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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Move Slow and Fake Things: Examining Facebook's 'Oversight' Board