Kenya’s Threat to Ban Facebook Could Backfire

Kenya’s Threat to Ban Facebook Could Backfire

In June, Global Witness and Foxglove found that Meta continued to approve ads in Amharic targeting Ethiopian users that included hate speech and calls for violence. Facebook has been implicated in spreading hate speech and stoking ethnic violence in Ethiopia’s ongoing...
TikTok Starts Layoffs in Company-Wide Restructuring

TikTok Starts Layoffs in Company-Wide Restructuring

TikTok has begun a global restructuring of its business that includes layoffs, according to five people with knowledge of the process.The short-form video app, owned by Chinese parent company ByteDance, has rapidly expanded both its user base and workforce in recent...
This Is How Twitter’s Edit Button Can Actually Work

This Is How Twitter’s Edit Button Can Actually Work

In June 2021, Twitter told the world “you don’t need an edit button, you just need to forgive yourself.” Twitter founder Jack Dorsey even held firm against Kim Kardashian’s pleas when she cornered him at Kanye West’s birthday party in 2018. For years, the platform has...