After Facebook unveiled a policy exempting political ads from being fact-checked and removed, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced last week the social media platform will be banning all political ads. The surprise announcement puts the two social media giants on opposite sides of the debate over combatting disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.
After a series of privacy scandals, Facebook’s latest policy that exempts political candidates from being fact-checked came under fire from presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. And Warren is hardly the only lawmaker who supports increased regulation of the tech giant.
The white, male privilege of Beto O’Rourke’s campaign offers him a frequency and tone of media coverage unavailable to most candidates of color and women candidates.
On election night, the Democrats won the majority in the House of Representatives, taking at least 30 seats from the Republicans. The Republicans won the majority in the Senate, flipping at least two seats in their favor. The results of this election have many people
Will Beto O’Rourke’s charisma and knack for social media carry him on a blue wave to the U.S. Senate?
When you are your own brand, your name matters in politics.
Ted Cruz’s twitter account “liked” a pornographic tweet – and the internet went wild (as the internet does).