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Design It For Us Applauds Passage of Maryland Kids Code

April 6, 2024Design It For Us Co-chair Zamaan Qureshi issued the following statement on the unanimous and bipartisan passage of the Maryland Kids Code: “We are grateful to the members of the Maryland General Assembly for standing up to Big Tech and prioritizing the safety of kids and teens. This takes us one step closer to putting an end to Big Tech’s unchecked power over our data and privacy. We are proud of the role young advocates played from the

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Inside Facebook: A Live Event

Inside Facebook: A Live Event

Who is Jeff Horwitz? In “The Power of One: How I Found the Strength to Tell the Truth and Why I Blew the Whistle on Facebook,” Frances Haugen wrote: “Jeff had become my most consistent friend for the previous nine months. He was my rock. He had believed me when I felt alone at Facebook.

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Facebook INSIDERS Speak Out: A live Zoom event with fmr Employees

A public conversation “It was a hundred times worse than any of us expected. There were millions of pedophiles targeting tens of millions of children.”— Former Facebook Engineering Director NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, March 28, 2024 / EINPresswire.com / — Live Event: Unveiling the Truth Behind Facebook Date: Wednesday April 3rd, 1pm ET Time: 1pm ET / 10am PT The conversation will feature a live discussion featuring Jeff Horwitz, the esteemed author of “Broken Code” and the journalist who brought the

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Trump’s Troubled TRUTH

Trump’s Troubled TRUTH

The story of how Truth Social has arrived at a moment to become a public company seemingly overnight is a complicated financial journey — but one worth unpacking. The public company that is merging with Truth Social was formed in 2019 in shell company known as a SPAC, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. You can read the

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Trump’s Troubled TRUTH

The story of how Truth Social has arrived at a moment to become a public company seemingly overnight is a complicated financial journey — but one worth unpacking. The public company that is merging with Truth Social was formed in 2019 in shell company known as a SPAC, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. You can read the SEC filings here. There are 283 pages of filings; see if you can find a clearer story than that one I’m going to

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TikTok Doom Loop

TikTok Doom Loop

Starting with the allegations against TikTok: The U.S. government has an agency named CFIUS, tasked with monitoring foreign entities operating in the U.S. After a year of scrutinizing TikTok, it has reached no definitive conclusions, essentially hitting a deadlock. For Congress to label TikTok as a threat, one would expect solid evidence. To clarify, I

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The TikTok Doom Loop

Starting with the allegations against TikTok: The U.S. government has an agency named CFIUS, tasked with monitoring foreign entities operating in the U.S. After a year of scrutinizing TikTok, it has reached no definitive conclusions, essentially hitting a deadlock. For Congress to label TikTok as a threat, one would expect solid evidence. To clarify, I do believe there is evidence of harm, but it pertains to social media at large, not specifically TikTok. Jonathan Haidt’s new book “The Anxious Generation”

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SXSW: A Year Of Innovation And Introspection

SXSW is always a mix of the serious and a bit of a journey into the unknown. This year, Austin was alive with possibilities and complexities. I spent four days jumping from one conversation to another, and a theme emerged. The opening day of the SXSW Conference was also International Women’s Day. Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, joined the panel “Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off the Screen” alongside Katie Couric, Brooke Shields and author and

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AI Bull In A Marcus China Shop

“AI doesn’t understand facts, truth, or privacy. It is a reckless bull in a china shop, and we should demand better, Says Gary Marcus. When I invited Marcus, emeritus professor of psychology and neural science at NYU, to join me on stage at SXSW, I knew we were going to create a bit of a firestorm. In the realm of artificial intelligence, Gary is the quintessential rebel with a cause. He stands out — not just for his contrarian views

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