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Facebook’s problems in Europe are piling up

Facebook will open a ‘war room’ next week to monitor election interference

How white supremacists are thriving on YouTube

How a new class of “digital martyrs” are manipulating social networks

Facebook beats Twitter at fighting fake news, a new study found

Stop calling Facebook’s effort to fix itself an ‘arms race’

Google’s internal political battles keep spilling out into the public

A partisan war over fact-checking is putting pressure on Facebook

We won’t find out if Mark Zuckerberg can fix Facebook by asking him

Congress is getting better at questioning social media executives

How autocratic governments use Facebook against their own citizens

A conservative Facebook would probably fail — but Facebook should worry about it anyway

The president’s attacks on social media are incoherent and depressing

Instagram’s verification system is useful, fair, and Twitter should copy it

Who’s really being silenced on Twitter?

Facebook’s content moderation efforts face increasing skepticism