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by Press and Media | on Apr 22, 2019

FTC Investigating Zuckerberg

Following Facebook's disastrous handling of Russian infiltration into the 2016 elections, the FTC is considering investigating Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of the company. Find out more about...

by Guest Post | on Apr 02, 2019

Zuckerberg Calls For More Internet Regulation

Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive of Facebook. This editorial first appeared in the Washington Post Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have...

by Press and Media | on Oct 22, 2018

Inside Facebook's War Against Fake News

In an effort to prevent election tampering in the 2018 Midterm elections, Facebook has created a war room to combat fake news. Read about it from AP.

by Guest Post | on Aug 28, 2018

Nerd Herders Organizing For a Voice

Teamsters led an action in the Castro section of the city today to protest working conditions for high tech bus drivers. The 600 members of Teamsters Local 853 are seeking a secure retirement and...

by Press and Media | on Aug 02, 2018

Facebook Becomes the World's Largest Conservative News Site

UCOMM has focused recently on how Facebook gave us Trump, now Crooked takes a look at how Facebook has become the largest conservative media site in the world.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2018

CWA Joins the Fight to Break Up Facebook

 As any regular reader of UCOMM Blog knows, we have been calling out Facebook for months over their failure to prevent fake news and Russian spies from stealing the 2016 election and giving us...

by Guest Post | on Apr 10, 2018

Zuckerberg admits Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

Even before we released the Cambridge Analytica series, that explains how data was used to manipulate the Trump vote in the 2016 Presidential election, we suggested that there be more regulation with...

by Brian Young | on Apr 06, 2018

Study Proves Fake News Won Trump the Election

The effect that fake news had on the 2016 election has been hotly debated over the last year and a half. UCOMM has covered the criticism that social media sites like Facebook have taken for failing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2018

Is Facebook Good for the World?

In our sadly unpopular Cambridge Analytica series, we mentioned in part 3 that I was personally asked to participate in a survey that simply asked is “Facebook good for the world?”...

by Brian Young | on Mar 26, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part IV: Regulating the Regulators

Over the last three days, UCOMM has been looking at how Cambridge Analytica (CA) used a Russian scientist to mine data on 50 million Americans. They then used this data to create emotional profiles...

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