We tested Facebook’s ad screeners and some were too strict. The platform mistook a disabled veterans fundraiser for a political ad.
Our live blog of a talk by Janet Vertesi, on what it means to have a principled rejection of technology.
How Anyone Can Audit Facebook’s NewsFeed
All you need for citizen behavioral science is a spreadsheet, patience, and long-suffering friends.
The Obligation to Experiment
Tech companies should test the effects of their products on our safety and civil liberties. We should also test them ourselves.
In the 1850s, adulterated food was causing widespread malnutrition. Campaigners, scientists, governments and industry leaders worked together to eventually put it right. Let’s learn from this history.
The Tragedy of the Digital Commons
Advocates for fairer, safer online spaces are turning to the conservation movement for inspiration.