Facebook’s future and Reddit defending racial slurs on its threads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Our In-House Tech Reporter Jason Middleton joined host Ethan Bearman to dissect Congress’s first crack at roping in the biggest villain in the wild west of social media — Facebook. They focused on the future of the platform now that it has been put through the wringer.

Plus, Middleton provided details on an important story in the same realm that has been eclipsed by Zuckerberg’s testimony on Capitol Hill — Reddit defending racial slurs on its threads in the name of free speech. Surprisingly, the two went easy on Reddit.

Listen below to find out why!


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