Facebook made its bed and wants Congress to lie in it
Jun 4, 2021
Episode 447

Facebook made its bed and wants Congress to lie in it

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Mark Zuckerberg has more than Trump to deal with today. Plus: Life after stonks and another round of our favorite game, Half Full/Half Empty.

You probably saw the big news from Facebook’s Oversight Board today, upholding former President Donald Trump’s suspension from the platform for two more years at least. But Mark Zuckerberg has more than Trump to deal with today, including antitrust probes from overseas. The company is still begging Congress for regulation which, we gotta say, is pretty rich. Plus, life at AMC after its meme stonk run and another round of our favorite game, Half Full/Half Empty.

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Molly Wood Host
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