The social media advertising boycott goes global

The campaign to get companies to stop buying social media advertising already has support from companies like Verizon, Patagonia and Unilever.
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Trump to target Twitter, social media bias with new executive order

Trump is to order a review of the law that excuses social media platforms from liability for what users post.
President Trump's executive order could make social media platforms responsible for everyone's posts, including his.
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Why you should give yourself permission to find joy

May 7, 2020
There are a lot of dark headlines to absorb. But doing something that brings you happiness might help more than you think.
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Pandemic positions some companies to do better than others

Apr 30, 2020
There are business winners and losers in this pandemic.
Companies that sell shelf-stable foods have benefited during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Feeling crazy working from home? Here's some advice

Apr 13, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic forces many of us inside, a reporter based in Beijing shares ways to make life a little easier.
An empty street in Beijing after the lockdown order to stem the spread of COVID-19.
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Where does Twitter's decision to ban political advertising leave its peers?

Oct 31, 2019
Twitter's Jack Dorsey says the ban is designed to fight misinformation. Will other CEOs join him?
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Who knew a space agency could go viral?

Apr 10, 2019
By using social media, NASA discovered what the public was looking for.
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, watch the landing of InSight on Mars on Nov. 26, 2018.
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China's Googleless internet remains vibrant

Apr 8, 2019
Many U.S. tech firms are blocked, but there are homegrown equivalents inside the "Great Firewall."
The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in Beijing in 2010.
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How has social media changed your life?

Jan 31, 2019
Did you find friends? Crowdsource ideas? Build a business? Let us know.
The MySpace social networking homepage in 2007.
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