Staff Posts

Perspectives, insights, and opinions from the Accountable Tech staff on all the latest happenings in the ever-evolving world of tech and infocalypse.

Tech(nically) Politics: The Youth Voice

In Tech(nically) Politics’ mini-docuseries, thirty teens from around the country share their personal experiences with technology and social media and their hopes for the future of tech regulation.

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Making AntitrustTok a Thing

TikTok is one of the world’s fastest-growing social media apps. While we understand TikTok’s dangers to Americans’ national security and privacy, working with the young, diverse content creators unique to the platform allowed us to reach a wider audience and create compelling content to support historic bipartisan legislation to rein in Big Tech.

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Why we protested Meta at Netroots | Q&A with Brittany Williams of the Facebook Users Union

We spoke with Brittany Williams of the Facebook Users Union about her experience helping organize a sit-in protest of Meta’s booth at Netroots Nation this past weekend.

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Big Tech’s Threat to Democracy: A Recap

At Netroots Nation 2022, Accountable Tech staff attended a panel titled “Big Tech’s Threat to Democracy: The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media.” Panelists included nonprofit workers and activists with deep knowledge of social media’s societal harms and organizing potential.

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Tik-gram: Why is Meta so obsessed with video?

Big Tech continues to morph to fuel its toxic business model of surveillance advertising. It’s a race to the bottom.

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The EU is Rewriting the Rules of the Digital World: Key Pillars of the DSA/DMA and Pertinent US Tech Policy Proposals

The US can now follow in the EU’s footsteps with similar legislation to provisions of the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act.

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10 Questions Twitter Employees Probably Wish They Could Ask Elon Musk

Elon Musk is speaking at Twitter’s “All-Hands” meeting, and we know Twitter employees have a lot of questions they wish they could ask.

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The American Labor Movement’s Next Frontier

As the umbrella of tech workers broadens, do their concerns, their responsibilities, and even their power — with organizing and unionizing on the rise in the tech sector.

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The EU is Rewriting the Rules of the Digital World: A Brief Background of the DSA and DMA

The European Union is rapidly moving forward on what promises to be the most consequential and comprehensive legislative package on platform regulation in the world.

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