Mark Zuckerberg Believes Only in Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Believes Only in Mark Zuckerberg

What does Mark Zuckerberg believe? What does he really care about? How could a man who marched in a gay pride parade, who advocated for increased immigration to the United States, who hired a high-profile Democrat and feminist as his second-in-command, sit and eat with Donald Trump?Why, at a moment of global and national crisis,…

On Instagram, Black Squares Overtook Activist Hashtags

On Instagram, Black Squares Overtook Activist Hashtags

Anthony Williams was up late last night, scrolling through Twitter, when the black squares began to crowd out everything else. By midnight, people were panicking about the #blacklivesmatter hashtag, which had suddenly become flooded with thousands of the empty images. Williams, a sociologist and activist, opened Instagram and saw that nearly the entire grid had…

Protests Renew Scrutiny of Tech’s Ties to Law Enforcement

Protests Renew Scrutiny of Tech’s Ties to Law Enforcement

The collective outrage over the murder of George Floyd has led to nationwide protests, renewed calls for police reform, and uncharacteristically swift support for racial equity from Silicon Valley leaders.The backlash has been swift as well. Critics are calling out many companies now pledging support for Black Lives Matter, accusing them of failing to stop…