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Facebook under fire for burying research into mental health impact

Facebook under fire for burying research into mental health impact

Update: 2021-10-011
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Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

https://www.ft.com/content/5f0402b7-812a-4314-aba1-cee242f9e161


US senators are pressuring Facebook to release all its internal research into how its products affect users after a series of revelations about the harm some its platforms cause to vulnerable groups including children. FT European technology correspondent Madhumita Murgia argues that it’s time for Facebook to turn off its digital advertising firehose. FT markets editor Katie Martin deciphers the message from this week’s bond market activity. And FT science editor Clive Cookson discusses how artificial intelligence can improve weather forecasting .


Facebook pressed to release research on how its platforms affect users

https://www.ft.com/content/b0e387f4-4a2f-49d3-9852-f8cf7dcc211c


Time to turn off Facebook’s digital fire hose

https://www.ft.com/content/d5dcfece-4e3c-4937-81ac-20dc736c4c27


Global bond market set for worst month since early 2021

https://www.ft.com/content/42e62e77-f830-4e5a-895f-7837a72847b0


DeepMind and UK’s Met Office use AI to improve weather forecasts

https://www.ft.com/content/602235aa-7039-472a-80cf-55fa3519ea06


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 


 

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Facebook under fire for burying research into mental health impact

Facebook under fire for burying research into mental health impact