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Letter from Facebook employees objecting to the company's political ads policy

Hundreds of Facebook employees signed a letter to Mark Zuckerberg and other company leaders, decrying Facebook's  decision to let politicians post any claims they wanted — even false  ones — in ads on the site.  

Op-ed: Want fair elections? Help us protest Facebook

In this SF Examiner op-ed, Ted Lewis and Tracy Rosenberg say that "Facebook looms over our coming elections, and not in a good way. The  giant media company has tremendous power and influence — and a bad track  record."

Change the Terms website

Recommended Internet Company Corporate Policies and Terms of Service to  Reduce Hateful Activities from Change the Terms

Freedom from Facebook website

Freedom from Facebook makes the case that the Federal Trade Commission can make Facebook safe  for our democracy by  breaking it up, giving us the freedom to communicate across networks,  and protecting our privacy. 

Sacha Baron Cohen's scathing attack on Facebook

Read or watch Sacha Baron Cohen's speech on The Guardian website. Cohen calls Facebook the 'greatest propaganda machine in history' and argues that Facebook would have run ads by Hitler. 

Aaron Sorkin: An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg

In this New York Times op-ed, Aaron Sorkin, who wrote "The Social Network," tells Mark Zuckerberg that  Facebook isn’t defending free speech, it’s assaulting truth. 

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Tristan Harris' testimony about deception in the digital age

On January 8, Tristan Harris of the Center for Humane Technology testified at a Congressional hearing on "Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age."

Op-ed: It's time to break up Facebook

In this op-ed, Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, says that Mark Zuckerberg's  influence "is staggering, far beyond that of anyone else in the private sector or in government."

Big Tech's Big Defector

Roger McNamee made a fortune as one of Silicon Valley’s earliest champions. Now he’s one of its most fervent critics. This profile in the New Yorker explains how he came to believe that Facebook was being exploited to sow division  among voters—and that company executives had turned a blind eye.  

Petition: Tell Facebook not to Blackout our Democracy!

More than 47,000 people have signed this petition to Facebook. It says, in part, "Time and time again, Facebook executives have chosen to put profits over public safety and the integrity of our democracy. Sign on.