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Trump’s first response after explosion in New York City is a tweet about himself, of course

While officials in New York City are feverishly working to ensure public safety and figure out the details of a Monday morning explosion in the subway near the Port Authority bus terminal, you’d think that the leader of the country would be seeking information and making sure first responders have the resources they need. But, in case anyone has forgotten (and really, how could we?), Donald Trump is the current leader in residence at the White House. A reality show star and megalomaniac obsessed with his image, Trump spent the morning tweeting about himself, naturally. x Another false story, this time in the...

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Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’ A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works”, joining a growing chorus of critics of the social media giant. Chamath Palihapitiya, who was vice-president for user growth at Facebook before he left the company in 2011, said: “The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation,...

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