Big Tech Can’t Ban Its Way Out of This

Platforms are scrambling to avoid being used by right-wing extremists targeting the inauguration. But the seeds…

The Parler Bans Open a New Front in the ‘Free Speech’ Wars

Apple, Google, and Amazon booted the site from their own platforms. But who moderates the moderators?

The Tweets That Got Trump Banned Were Far From His Worst

In the end, what took down @realDonaldTrump was not what he tweeted, but how it was…

Even Mark Zuckerberg Has Had Enough of Trump

By freezing the president’s accounts, social media platforms finally drew a line. It only took a…

Better Than Nothing: A Look at Content Moderation in 2020

The pandemic and the election forced social media platforms to police false information like never before—but…

Google’s Antitrust Cases: A Guide for the Perplexed

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the Department of Justice and three dozen states. Here’s…

Texas Accuses Google and Facebook of an Illegal Conspiracy

A new antitrust case against Google alleges that the two companies made a deal to reduce…

The Smoking Gun in the Facebook Antitrust Case

The government wants to break up the world’s biggest social network. Internal company emails show why.

On Section 230, It’s Trump vs. Trump

The president is urging Congress to repeal a law that his own trade agreements commit the…

This GOP Lawmaker Denounced QAnon—and Fears for His Party

“There's a lot larger percentage in the Republican Party who believe there's a deep state coup…