Growing Up on Social Media, We Learned About Ourselves. Facebook Learned More.
A Facebook event planned seven years in advance became observational comedy about the weird geography of a world built by Palo Alto coders.
Here's More Evidence Facebook Is Harming Democracy
A second study links use of the social media platform with lower political knowledge.
Understanding Facebook's Failure to Deal With Hate Speech
A conversation with Siva Vaidhyanathan about why social media platforms aren't doing a better job at removing bigotry and misinformation.
Facebook May Be Creating a Less-Informed Electorate
A new study finds the more people rely on their Facebook feed for news, the less politically knowledgeable they are.
The Week in Photos: From the Nautical Brexit Protest in England to a Teacher Walkout in Kentucky
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Facebook Is Planning on Turning Its Data Over to Social Scientists. Should Users Trust the Project?
We spoke with social-science ethicists about how well Facebook's initiative appears to protect users' privacy. They're skeptical, but still eager to see Facebook data studied.
Viewfinder: Activists Call on Facebook to Increase Measures Against Disinformation on the Platform
100 life-sized cutouts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.