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Russia weaponized political advertising in 2016. That was just the beginning. | The Fact Checker

-Facebook’s purpose was to connect people. -Then, you can browse around and see who people’s friends are and just check out people’s online identities. -Google’s was to share information. -We have a tremendous ability and responsibility to provide people the right information. -Twitter’s, to encourage public discourse. -Never before have we had such access to that immediate information. -But, then,...

Watch Live: President Donald Trump delivers speech on immigration and border security

THE LIVES OF ALL AMERICANS. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION HURTS AMERICAN WORKERS, BURDENS AMERICAN TAXPAYERS, AND UNDERMINES PUBLIC SAFETY AND PLACES ENORMOUS STRAIN ON OUR LOCAL SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, AND COMMUNITIES IN GENERAL. TAKING PRECIOUS RESOURCES AWAY FROM THE POOREST AMERICANS WHO NEED THEM MOST. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION COSTS OUR COUNTRY BILLIONS AND BILLIONS OF DOLLARS EACH YEAR. AMERICAN AMERICA IS A WELCOMING CONDITION...

Groupthink on online platforms | IN 60 SECONDS

Online platforms such as Google and Facebook can promote groupthink, a mob mentality that discourages creativity and individual responsibility. You might have noticed that platforms and websites show you content you already agree with. It’s also evident that groupthink has become part of the management of these companies. For example, Google fired James Damore for advancing what was called “harmful...