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Will the Facebook Ad Boycott Force the Social Media Giant to Change? Not Likely. Will the Facebook Ad Boycott Force the Social Media Giant to Change? Not Likely.
Wed, July, 8, 2020
Hundreds of companies have joined an advertising boycott of Facebook, trying to pressure the social media giant to more actively police hate speech and false content on its platform. But Nathan Bomey from USA Today explains why the pressure might not be enough to force Facebook to change.
Pandemic Brings Out Kids' Sneaky Side: Forbidden Apps, Burner Phones Pandemic Brings Out Kids' Sneaky Side: Forbidden Apps, Burner Phones
Thu, June, 11, 2020
Julie Jargon from The Wall Street Journal looks into one interesting effect that coronavirus shutdowns are having at home: kids are going behind their parents' backs to access their technology and connect with their friends.
Facebook Clashes with Election Officials Behind the Scenes Over Policies, Misinformation Facebook Clashes with Election Officials Behind the Scenes Over Policies, Misinformation
Mon, February, 17, 2020
Brett Murphy from USA Today examines the battles between election officials and Facebook over the social media platform's unwillingness to remove false information from its site.
A Conversation with Republican Senator Josh Hawley A Conversation with Republican Senator Josh Hawley
Fri, October, 25, 2019
Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri joins Gordon Deal to talk about his social media proposal and the United States' future in Syria.
Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what?
Tue, August, 27, 2019
USA Today's David Heath tells us about the popular types of social media sites used to promote white supremacist ideologies, and details how attempts to curb these ideologies have only recently gained more attention--and with limited success.
Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer' Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer'
Wed, July, 17, 2019
Jefferson Graham from USA Today and Gordon Deal discuss what it takes to make money as social media "influencer."
Campaigns prepare to amplify highlight-reel debate moments Campaigns prepare to amplify highlight-reel debate moments
Thu, June, 27, 2019
Nowadays, it's all about going viral. In the Democratic debates, it's no different. Listen as POLITICO's Elena Schneider tells Mike Gavin how different campaign teams will try to find these highlights in order to give them an edge in the race.
How social media's business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral How social media's business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral
Wed, March, 20, 2019
Social media's business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral. Drew Harwell from the Washington Post has the story.
This Morning with Gordon Deal March 19, 2019 This Morning with Gordon Deal March 19, 2019
Tue, March, 19, 2019
Three dead, one missing in devastating floods across U.S. Midwest, New Zealand leaders unite for tighter gun laws, and tips for getting accepted into college if you don't have wealthy parents.
Acknowledge, Apologize, Investigate: How Big Brands Combat Online Outrage Acknowledge, Apologize, Investigate: How Big Brands Combat Online Outrage
Fri, February, 22, 2019
Sara Germano from the Wall Street Journal gives us a look at how companies like Nike deal with Social Media outrage.
What's Wrong with Your Venmo Account, and How to Fix It What's Wrong with Your Venmo Account, and How to Fix It
Mon, December, 10, 2018
The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley dives into Venmo's spotty record on user privacy issues and how that affects your account.
Even when Supreme Court isn't at stake, bad acts in high school can haunt decades later Even when Supreme Court isn't at stake, bad acts in high school can haunt decades later
Fri, October, 5, 2018
Charisse Jones of USA Today says that past mistakes from your youth can cost you when it comes to your career.
Past Social-Media Posts Upend Hiring Past Social-Media Posts Upend Hiring
Mon, August, 13, 2018
Be careful what you tweet. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Feintzeig explain how old social-media posts could harm the hiring process.
This Weekend with Gordon Deal April 14, 2018 This Weekend with Gordon Deal April 14, 2018
Sat, April, 14, 2018
How can we turn social media from a problem into a solution, movie theaters are using comfort to lore us back, and a positive change at the checkout line.
This Morning with Gordon Deal This Morning with Gordon Deal
Mon, February, 19, 2018
Instagram Is Turning Into Facebook, and That's Bad.
The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook
Fri, December, 29, 2017
The worst job in technology: staring at human depravity to keep it off Facebook. More from The Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber.
Social Media Emerges as New Frontier in Fight Against Violent Crime Social Media Emerges as New Frontier in Fight Against Violent Crime
Tue, November, 28, 2017
Shibani Mahtani from the Wall Street Journal explains how social media can help and hurt the fight against violent crime.
Why we're exhausted: Stress and social media are taking their toll Why we're exhausted: Stress and social media are taking their toll
Wed, October, 11, 2017
Bill Ervolino from The Record breaks down what to do with all this stress.
This Weekend with Gordon Deal December 31, 2016 This Weekend with Gordon Deal December 31, 2016
Fri, December, 30, 2016
Why more politicians may use social media in 2017, how to end those boring office meetings, and why 2016 wasn't as bad as it seemed.
Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2017 Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2017
Fri, December, 30, 2016
Joanna Stern from The Wall Street Journal previews some of the tech innovations that will change your life in 2017.
New Challenge for Social Media: Policing Violent Live Videos New Challenge for Social Media: Policing Violent Live Videos
Thu, July, 14, 2016
Social Media is facing a new challenge: what to do with violent, live videos that are posted on its sites. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the story.
The Small Business Report June 7, 2016 The Small Business Report June 7, 2016
Tue, June, 7, 2016
What keeps small business employees happy? The answer may surprise you. And the social media company changing the way we think about online shopping.
How 'Game of Thrones' Became the Most Viral Show on Television How 'Game of Thrones' Became the Most Viral Show on Television
Mon, April, 25, 2016
Michael Calia from the Wall Street Journal breaks down the social media dominance of 'Game of Thrones.'
The Small Business Report January 26, 2016 The Small Business Report January 26, 2016
Tue, January, 26, 2016
Small businesses get government pressure to offer retirement plans; the business having trouble enticing the next generation of customers...and what's being done about it; and the social media platform focusing on small business
This Morning with Gordon Deal December 07, 2015 This Morning with Gordon Deal December 07, 2015
Mon, December, 7, 2015
Terror threat has 'evolved' into a new phase, Obama says, will the Fed finally raise rates now, and Santa isn't dead; newspaper says sorry for fake obituary.