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Kara Swisher / Recode:
In a wide-ranging interview, Elon Musk discusses his tweeting habits, Tesla's past year, its Navigate on Autopilot feature, full autonomous driving, and more   —  Musk talks about his “excruciating” 2018, fighting with journalists on Twitter, why Tesla won't build an electric scooter and much more.
Nov 2, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Turn and face the change: Recode and Vox.com are partnering   —  More of the same and more of the different.  —  So here's the deal — I think I can say with a modicum of humility (hard for me, I know!) that just over a decade ago, Walt Mossberg and I — along with an amazing but small writing team …
Nov 1, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Social platforms and Silicon Valley Funders operate with sloppy disregard of the consequences of hate speech, unwilling to lose users and hurt their bottom line   —  This is what the internet has come to: thugs like Mohammed bin Salman funding tech companies to host the vitriol of thugs like Cesar Sayoc and Robert Bowers.
Nov 1, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
A look at the Internet Bill of Rights, framed by a Democrat on request by Nancy Pelosi, for how tech and telecom companies should treat Americans online   —  If Democrats win back the House, they promise to start regulating Silicon Valley.  —  Ms. Swisher covers technology and is a contributing opinion writer.
Oct 5, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Instagram co-founders, dubbed by some at Facebook as not “team players”, were needed at the company to challenge Mark Zuckerberg and its groupthink culture   —  Kevin Systrom, a founder of Instagram, wasn't a “team player.”  That was exactly what the company needed.
Sep 29, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Trump's accusations against Google, Facebook, and Twitter about limiting conservatives have no merit because those platforms have always amplified his messages   —  The idea that Google and Twitter are rigging their platforms against him is patently false.  —  Ms. Swisher covers technology and is a contributing opinion writer.
Aug 29, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Rachel Whetstone, who came to Facebook a year ago to head communications for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger, is departing to run PR for Netflix   —  Another top staffer is leaving the social network after a tough year.  —  Rachel Whetstone is leaving the top corporate communications job …
Aug 27, 2018, 2:38 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Twitter needs a code of values requiring it to make tough calls on high-profile and malevolent figures like Alex Jones   —  The platform won't ban the dangerous liar Alex Jones because he “hasn't violated our rules.”  Then what's the point of these rules?  —  This week, Alex Jones …
Aug 9, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Now that Facebook and other platforms have become “digital arms dealers”, Zuckerberg takes a crash course in free speech and propaganda, at a cost to the public   —  They have weaponized social media, and we are all paying the price.  —  Let me first state that I actually …
Aug 2, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Mark Zuckerberg clarifies his comments about Holocaust deniers on Facebook: “I absolutely didn't intend to defend the intent of people who deny that”   —  The Facebook founder has attracted controversy for how the social network deals with content that is offensive to many, such as Holocaust denying.
Jul 18, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context

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