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Expert: Whistleblower Frances Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

Published: 27Oct2021

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told British lawmakers that the social media giant stokes online hate and extremism, fails to protect children from harmful content and lacks any incentive to...

Taylor Owen on What the Latest Facebook Revelations Mean for Canada’s Online Harms Legislative Plans | The Law Bytes Podcast

Published: 21Oct2021

October 18, 2021 | Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's damning revelations about the harms caused by Facebook and its suite of other social media platforms have spurred American policymakers to...

The House: Planes, trains and vaccines | CBC Radio

Published: 21Oct2021

October 9, 2021 | It seems like reining in the power of Big Tech is one of the few bipartisan issues these days. In the coming weeks, American lawmakers representing both major parties will be...

We have the regulatory tools we need to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 15Oct2021

 October 14, 2021 | In this opinion piece, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen, former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin, and chair of the Canadian Citizens' Assembly on Democratic...

How to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 6Oct2021

October 6, 2021 | In this episode of the Globe and Mail'sThe Decibel podcast, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen speaks about harmful effects of Facebook's addictive nature and what we can do...

Expert: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp back online after global outage

Published: 6Oct2021

Facebook and Facebook-owned apps Instagram and WhatsApp were up and running again late Monday after being hit by an outage that affected users around the world. The social media giant said the...

Expert: Facebook board upholds Donald Trump suspension

Published: 10May2021

Former U.S. President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook – at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol...

Experts: Apple users can say no to being tracked with new software update

Published: 29Apr2021

Apple rolled out a software update for its mobile devices that gives users the option of stopping apps from tracking their location and sharing other identifying information with third parties....

McGill researcher to head Facebook’s new Montreal AI lab

Published: 15Sep2017

Facebook is opening a new Artificial Intelligence Research Lab in Montreal — FAIR Montreal. This is the company’s first research and development investment in Canada, and only its fourth AI...

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