extremism

Would Axios Co-Founder Mike Allen’s Dad Have Been Banned From Facebook?

Would Axios Co-Founder Mike Allen’s Dad Have Been Banned From Facebook?

Axios co-founder Mike Allen recently sat down over videochat with Mark Zuckerberg for an interview that aired last night on HBO. And while everyone in the tech world is spending the morning discussing Zuck’s most disingenuous quotes, we here at Gizmodo couldn’t help but zone out during the softball chat…

The ‘Stop Hate For Profit’ Movement Isn’t Going to Stop Anything

The ‘Stop Hate For Profit’ Movement Isn’t Going to Stop Anything

Yesterday, Verizon became the latest company to join a corporate chorus boycotting Facebook advertisements in July as part of a rallying cry to get Facebook’s corporate board to take action on the rampant racism and hate speech that many of us have come to associate with the platform. The “Stop…

Trump’s Facebook Ads Keep Getting More And More Fascist

Trump’s Facebook Ads Keep Getting More And More Fascist

Yesterday, Donald Trump became the third U.S. president in the history of the United States to get impeached, and Trump is obviously not happy. But as things get worse for the president, his message becomes more and more extreme, especially on social media platforms like Facebook. The Trump campaign buys…