Control

Facebook has failed to control hate speech. Will advertiser demands change anything?

Jonathan Greenblatt, the chief executive and national director of the Anti-Defamation League, was not all that optimistic in advance of the online meeting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg had set up with him and the heads of other civil rights groups last Tuesday.

Many of them had been talking to Facebook about its tolerance of hate groups and racist and anti-Semitic postings on the giant social media company’s website.

They had submitted 10 recommendations they said could result immediately in “real progress.” Facebook had stated that it takes “a zero tolerance approach” to hateful posts on its services by removing them.

We’re talking about literally the most sophisticated advertising platform in the history of capitalism. The idea that they can’t find the Nazis on their platform is just laughable.

Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League

Yet the very morning of the meeting, ADL’s researchers turned up a posting

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A guide to Sonos, the wireless speaker system that lets you control music in every room of your house at once

A Sonos speaker can be a great addition to your music setup.
A Sonos speaker can be a great addition to your music setup.

Sonos

  • Sonos is a multi-room music system that lets you control what music plays in each room of the house.

  • Sonos lets you play music from your computer, phone, or virtually any online service through any Sonos speakers in your network.

  • Offering a broad line of speakers and components, Sonos models include small wall-mounted speakers, large shelf speakers, soundbars, and a wireless subwoofer. 

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Sonos is a multi-room music system that has made high-quality sound systems, once considered a luxury, accessible to the wider public.

It’s true that Sonos didn’t invent multi-room audio systems. But Sonos did make them incredibly popular throughout the early 2000s, and nowadays, they’re easy to find.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sonos, the popular audio setup for audiophiles and casual listeners alike.

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Facebook Critics Target One Thing CEO Won’t Cede: Control

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Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took the unusual step on Friday of publicly broadcasting a weekly Q&A with employees. Over a live video feed, the CEO announced a series of updates to Facebook’s policies around hate speech — the central topic fueling a growing boycott of Facebook advertising.

But the new policies, like labeling posts from public figures who break its terms of service, didn’t assuage critics. The coalition of civil rights groups organizing the boycott called the announcement “a small number of small changes.” Demands like adding a high-ranking executive focused on civil rights, providing face-to-face customer service for hate speech victims and removing extra protections for elected leaders were still unmet.

And, though it wasn’t officially included on their public list of proposed changes, the boycott organizers also have a more fundamental complaint: Zuckerberg has too much control.

“Mark Zuckerberg has way too much

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