Andrew Marantz

staff Writer at the New Yorker and author of “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the HIjacking of the American Conversation”

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg famously said, “Move fast and break things.” Well, he moved fast and created a social network that now has about 2.5 billion users around the world.

Online provocateurs and the alt-right exploit social media algorithms to spread misinformation

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg famously said, “Move fast and break things.” Well, he moved fast and created a social network that now has about 2.5 billion users around the world.

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