Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty analyzes the tech startup bubble and explains how these start-ups raise money, and why it the sector remains one of the last avenues for finance capital to engage in speculation
Make no mistake: the TikTok hearings had nothing to do with the baseless threat of Chinese surveillance and everything to do with maintaining the dominance of US capitalism.
In today’s episode, we bring you stores of sanctions hampering earthquake relief in Syria, the recent Ecuadorian elections, NHS workers continuing their strikes, and a Kenyan court allowing Meta to be sued
Facebook whistleblower Sophie Zhang talks about why she did not depose before an Indian parliamentary committee and why it’s unlikely that the digital giant will change its behavior
In the first part of an interview with NewsClick, Facebook whistleblower Sophie Zhang talks about what motivated her to reveal details about the corporation’s multiple failures
In an unprecedented move, the European Commission has banned Russian news outlets RT and Sputnik across the EU, calling them ‘Kremlin Media Machines’ and accusing them of indulging in pro-Russia propaganda
Today we look at the exploitation faced by outsourced Facebook workers in Kenya, the worsening crisis in Yemen amid a UN aid shortfall, and more
India’s government wants to club the commercial use of people’s data with the protection of personal data, and create structures that allow the commercialization of our personal data collected by the government
Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and tech expert Bappa Sinha discuss the Frances Haugen revelations on Facebook, the perils of its business model and what can be done to regulate the company
Whistleblower Frances Haugen has revealed hard evidence—internal Facebook documents—that show it knew its algorithms promote dangerous content but did nothing about it so that it could maximize its advertising revenue.
The government has agreed to four amendments to the contentious News Media Bargaining Code, allowing platforms like Google and Facebook to bypass the code
Facebook’s sweeping ban on news content has also affected non-news websites. Apart from blocking crucial public information websites, left-wing parties, trade unions and progressive movements have also been censored