Information Roundup: Fb makes cash sowing discord; debt restrict stalemate


The corporate makes more cash from new algorithms that downplay information sources whereas stoking harmful hoaxes.

Within the information as we speak: There’s nonetheless no plan for protecting the USA from defaulting on its money owed by mid-October within the face of unanimous Senate Republican opposition to permitting an alternate. A whistleblower confirms that Fb is aware of it is sowing social discord and violence, and that these are the posts that make it essentially the most cash. As anti-mask, anti-vaccine, and pro-racist radicals goal the nation’s faculty boards with more and more violent rhetoric, there’s motion within the FBI to take these threats extra significantly.

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