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From Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, social media platforms are transforming communication and internet culture, even as they raise privacy concerns for users.

A poster’s guide to who’s selling your data to train AI 

The Supreme Court appeared lost in a massive case about free speech online

The Supreme Court will decide if the government can seize control of YouTube and Twitter

How discredited health claims find a second life on TikTok

Who’ll blink first: The world’s largest music company or TikTok?

What we’ve learned from 20 years of Facebook

Would you dump someone if they didn’t peel you an orange?

Starbucks has lost $11 billion market value, and not because of boycotts

Plagiarism doesn’t need AI to thrive online

Elon Musk’s attempt to silence his critics will be heard by one of America’s worst judges

Why influencers with 7, 8, or 10 kids are having a moment

The best place for product reviews is … Reddit?

The new Meta whistleblower adds to an uneven year for online safety laws

The Supreme Court seems stumped by two cases about free speech online

Why some Palestinians believe social media companies are suppressing their posts

The Supreme Court must decide if it wants to own Twitter

Don’t believe everything you see and hear about Israel and Palestine

Elon Musk’s Israel disinformation investigation, explained

How TikTok profits off dangerous health trends

The messy art of posting through it

The anatomy of a Facebook account heist

The Supreme Court showdown over social media “censorship,” explained

Gen Z falls for online scams more than their boomer grandparents do

How Covid misinformation stayed one step ahead of Facebook

TikTok’s shopping push left my For You page in shambles

Even Elon Musk can’t fully wreck Twitter’s one great superpower

Why TikTokers are drinking laundry detergent

The weird sorrow of losing Twitter

Bye-bye birdie: Twitter is X now

The Biden administration is allowed to talk to social media platforms again — for now

Elon Musk is just throwing money at popular Twitter users now

Twitter is dying. Policing women’s bodies is keeping it alive.

Meta is finally having its moment with the Twitter alternative Threads

Threads won’t kill Twitter if it’s boring

What you need to know about Threads, Instagram’s new Twitter killer app

TikTok is confusing by design

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