In a call with Facebook employees, who have protested the inaction on Mr. Trump’s messages, Mr. Zuckerberg said his decision was “pretty thorough.”
Sheera FrenkelWe will continue updating our story from the Q&A that Zuckerberg is doing with employees. He is standing firm on his position and employees are livid.
This is some of the strongest language we have ever heard from FB employees challenging Zuckerberg.
While Twitter started labeling some of the president’s inflammatory posts, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has said his company should leave them alone.
Sheera FrenkelNothing like this has ever happened at Facebook. Employees always voiced dissent internally. Today's walkout is a sign that anger is spilling over, and that employees don't feel heard by Zuckerberg/Sandberg
Sheera FrenkelSCOOP with @MikeIsaac, Facebook employees are staging a walkout today for the first time in the company's history. They are protesting the decision by Zuckerberg to allow Trump's post to stand
Conspiracy theories about the pandemic have gained more traction than mainstream online events. Here’s how.
Sheera FrenkelDid Plandemic - a conspiracy theory video about the Coronavirus that’s been widely debunked - really spread faster online than Taylor Swift’s new album or those UFO videos? We took a hard look at the numbers. With @BenDecker and @daveyalba
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have declined to remove the president’s statements about unproven coronavirus treatments.
Sheera FrenkelFacebook, Twitter, and Youtube started off the pandemic with an aggressive stance on misinformation. But when Trump suggested disinfectant and UV light as a cure, the platforms deferred and deflected as ppl spread dangerous “cures.” Story with @daveyalba.
The social network displaced more than two dozen employees who work on security, as the company fights threats such as foreign meddling.
Sheera FrenkelFacebook’s security team has faced multiple restructuring over the last 2 years. Now, some more drama as some of the people responsible for finding and stopping hackers and looking for vulnerabilities are pushed out. Story with @MikeIsaac
Forced to shutter Prune, I’ve been revisiting my original dreams for it — and wondering if there will still be a place for it in the New York of the future.
Sheera FrenkelI have no time for anything, and yet I’ve already read this essay twice today.
It’s about restaurants, but it’s not. It’s really about all of us, in the midst of this pandemic, and how to quiet the voices pressing us to answer what comes next.
A young man finds escape on the internet. He doesn’t realize that on the other side of the screen, a force is pulling him in.
Sheera FrenkelWith everyone under quarantine, I am finding myself living life online. What happens to our brains with that much internet? Luckily @kevinroose has a new podcast examining that question, and taking us to the most interesting, and broken, parts of the web.
She belongs in a way I never could. I’m comforted — and worried.
Sheera FrenkelFelt like someone was reading my thoughts as I absorbed this @SeemaJilani essay. Both my daughters seem to have inherited their father’s lighter skin, and I’ve already watched as my toddler furrows her brow when she hears someone ask if I’m the nanny.
A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive...
Sheera FrenkelGot my hands on @ConorDougherty’s book last night and it is soooo good! Prepare to be infuriated/amazed at why the state of housing is so awful.