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How Facebook Failed to Stem Racist Abuse of England’s Soccer Players

In May 2019, Facebook asked the organizing bodies of English soccer to its London offices off Regent’s Park. On the agenda: what to do about the growing racist abuse on […]







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Thousands Descend on Miami to Glorify Bitcoin

MIAMI — There was money in the air. Buzzwords floated around, like NFT, BTD, blockchain, token. There was a frenzied energy.And there was heat — a humid, sticky South Florida […]




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Congressional Committee Presses Cable Providers on Election Fraud Claims

The lawmakers’ letter asks the companies, “What steps did you take prior to, on, and following the November 3, 2020 elections and the January 6, 2021 attacks to monitor, respond […]




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They Found a Way to Limit Big Tech’s Power: Using the Design of Bitcoin

To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, publicly wrestled this month with […]




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Inside Twitter’s Decision to Cut Off Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, was working remotely on a private island in French Polynesia frequented by celebrities escaping the paparazzi when a phone call interrupted him […]




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Facebook and Twitter Face International Scrutiny After Trump Ban

LONDON — In Sri Lanka and Myanmar, Facebook kept up posts that it had been warned contributed to violence. In India, activists have urged the company to combat posts by […]




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Twitter’s Ban on Trump Shows Where Power Now Lies

It was a perfect match, and Mr. Trump soon began honing the freewheeling, stream-of-consciousness style that would become his signature. For years, he used the platform to weigh in on […]




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Twitter and Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts After Violence on Capitol Hill

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday locked the accounts of President Trump, which prevents him from posting messages to his more than 88 million followers on Twitter and […]