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I saw first-hand how US tech giants seduced the EU – and undermined democracy
Silicon Valley used opaque lobbying to weaken crucial new regulations. Firms like Google and Meta must be held to account

Georg Riekeles

28, Jun, 2022 @10:01 AM

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How TikTok is turning a generation of video addicts into a data goldmine
The Chinese tech giant is taking surveillance capitalism to a new level. It’s almost enough to make you feel sorry for Zuckerberg

John Naughton

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Meta banned firearms sales. Why are they still available on Facebook and Instagram?
A tech watchdog group reveals users can buy materials to build high-powered, automatic weapons in a few clicks

Kari Paul

15, Jun, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Local papers lose out to Facebook as UK towns become ‘news deserts’
Report says people often find online groups more informative than underfunded traditional media

Jim Waterson Media editor

15, Jun, 2022 @4:57 PM

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The Digital Republic by Jamie Susskind review – how to tame big tech
A radical vision for protecting users – but can it save us from our own worst impulses?

Charles Arthur

15, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Woman reunited with skates after 40 years in modern-day Cinderella story
A chance Facebook Marketplace ad led Renée Forrestall, 60, back to pair she sold in a yard sale when she was a teenager

Tracey Lindeman in Ottawa

10, Jun, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Sheryl Sandberg isn’t the first woman to realise that work in your 50s is no walk in the park | Gaby Hinsliff
Reaching 50 brings all kinds of unforeseen hurdles. No wonder so many women are quitting work altogether, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

10, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Sheryl Sandberg’s influence reaches all of us. But it’s a troubling legacy | Stephanie Hare
From epic data mining to shocking failures of content moderation, Meta’s COO passes on a vast clean-up job

Stephanie Hare

05, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘End of an era’: Sheryl Sandberg leaves behind powerful – if complicated – legacy
The chief operating officer saw Facebook through multiple controversies and turned into the profitable juggernaut it is today

Kari Paul

02, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sheryl Sandberg steps down as chief operating officer of Facebook parent company Meta
Sandberg joined the company in 2008 and will leave the company this fall, although she will continue to be on Meta’s board

Kari Paul

01, Jun, 2022 @9:25 PM

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US supreme court blocks Texas law targeting social media rules
Measure passed by Republican-led legislature seeks to bar platforms from removing user posts based on ‘viewpoint’

Kari Paul and agencies

31, May, 2022 @11:37 PM

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Deliberate ploy: whistleblowers reveal why Facebook’s Australia news ban included non-news sites
Employees within Meta say the move amid the standoff with the Morrison government was no accident

Josh Taylor

28, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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