Elizabeth Dwoskin

Washington Post

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Silicon Valley correspondent for the Washington Post; former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, covering technology

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Facebook announced Tuesday that it removed more than 600 fake accounts that were part of an Iranian disinformation campaign.

How does Facebook's trustworthiness rating work?

Facebook announced Tuesday that it removed more than 600 fake accounts that were part of an Iranian disinformation campaign.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will face tough questions on Capitol Hill this week.

How Facebook was able to amass so much power

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will face tough questions on Capitol Hill this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Federal Trade Commision and the European Union are investigating Facebook for allowing a researcher to collect user data, which was then used by the Trump campaign.

Facebook faces increasing scrutiny

The Federal Trade Commision and the European Union are investigating Facebook for allowing a researcher to collect user data, which was then used by the Trump campaign.

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Starting Tuesday, your Amazon devices, along with everyone else’s in your neighborhood, will be able to connect to each other and the internet systems they use.

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Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

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Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

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Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

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More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

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"I do think we're going a little fast. There's still about 35% of the adult population that is not vaccinated, and that, of course, includes all children under the age of 12.

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“ A Quiet Place Part II ” had a strong $57 million opening at theaters over Memorial Day weekend.

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