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After years of tracking our digital footprints, platforms are trying to free us from what we post. But with everything set to automatically disappear, we must begin to ask ourselves: who benefits most from a lack of accountability?
Right-wing personalities are moving away from liberal social media “echo chambers”, but risk building a useless one of their own.
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New Statesman analysis shows Donald Trump failed to win in key states where Joe Biden outspent him on social media.
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The Facebook CEO's newfound support for the revision of a key internet law has raised questions about his motives.
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