Articles by

Rachel Martin

Why suppressing violent videos is a constant problem for tech companies

The mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket was streamed live online. In about two minutes, it was...

News brief: Musk to take Twitter private, Paxlovid's availability, Trump civil probe

Elon Musk is buying Twitter for $44 billion. An effective COVID drug will be made available to...

News brief: Zalmay Khalilzad, social media hearing, Sudan coup

The U.S. envoy who brokered the Taliban deal discusses what went wrong in the Afghan withdrawal. A...

The impact of social media on kids is again the focus of a Senate hearing

Does social media use harm children? That's one question senators will be asking executives from YouTube,...

How the 'Stop the Steal' movement outwitted Facebook ahead of the Jan. 6 riot

Leaked documents from inside Facebook show the social network was caught flat-footed by the "Stop the Steal"...

News brief: inflation watch, ransomware summit, e-cigarette authorization

The Labor Department reports consumer prices data. The White House hosts a virtual global summit to discuss...