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Facebook’s top execs ‘make tobacco executives look like Mister Rogers’

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Facebook’s board is throwing public support behind Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg — who are on Facebook’s board

Also: Zuckerberg gave Sandberg his personal vote of confidence following a damning New York Times story published Wednesday.

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Washington pummels Facebook: ‘Big tech can no longer be trusted’

One senator says the company "actually encouraged anti-Semitism" by hiring an opposition-research firm.

Facebook’s top lawyer — who said he was leaving the company — isn’t leaving after all, because Facebook is still in crisis

General Counsel Colin Stretch said in July that he was leaving. Now he’s staying into 2019.

Netflix will get ads, predicts The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green

Reed Hastings wants to compete with YouTube overseas, and the only way it can do that is by offering a free-with-ads option, Green says on Recode Media.

Recode Daily: Facebook battles renewed criticism from Washington, D.C.

Plus: How Facebook, Google and Amazon got away with not being regulated; the FCC gives Elon Musk the green light to launch more than 7,000 internet satellites; the word of the year is ...

Here’s what Amazon HQ2 employees will face in Long Island City when it comes to transportation, housing and ... sewage

A lot of change is on the horizon for the Queens neighborhood.

Who does Facebook fire after a bombshell New York Times investigation?

The news leader published a damning story about the social media giant’s handling of recent scandals, so who gets the blame? If anyone.

Watch Marc Benioff try to explain what he’s going to do with Time magazine

"I’m the inspiring visionary!"

Full video and transcript: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at Code 2018

"Just like Amazon sells third party goods, we are going to also offer third party transportation services. So, we wanna kinda be the Amazon for transportation."

Here’s how you can trace an ’80s hip-hop beat back to 1910

Vox.com’s senior video producer Estelle Caswell explains it all.

Full video and transcript: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel at Code 2018

"As time goes on, I think it will become clear to more and more people that our values are really hard to copy."

Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram was the greatest regulatory failure of the past decade, says Stratechery’s Ben Thompson

Instagram gave Facebook unfair reach, Thompson argues.

Elon Musk: The Recode interview

Musk talks about his "excruciating" 2018, fighting with journalists on Twitter, why Tesla won’t build an electric scooter and much more.

Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies

"Social Startup Success" author Kathleen Kelly Janus explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.

Marc Benioff says he had rabbis and imams supporting the Prop C homelessness tax — but not tech CEOs

Business leaders are conditioned with a "Pavlovian" response against tax hikes, said the Salesforce CEO.

Josh Harder has won his congressional race to become the only venture capitalist in the House of Representatives

The entire race was effectively a referendum on Silicon Valley.

Watch: Scott Galloway’s provocative predictions on Amazon, Walmart and the future of retail

Why Walmart will beat Amazon at groceries.

Jeff Bezos has confirmed the HQ2 decision and it’s the embodiment of Amazon’s emotionless practicality

Duh.

How Amazon’s HQ2 and HQ3 locations compare with Seattle and the U.S. overall

"National Landing" and Long Island City have high office vacancy rates and are both cheaper places to buy homes than Seattle.

Airbnb is donating $5 million toward helping the homeless in San Francisco

It’s the biggest donation the company has made in its hometown to date.

Facebook’s top execs ‘make tobacco executives look like Mister Rogers’

The company is under fire, again, this time for years of dirty tricks exposed by the New York Times.

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Netflix will get ads, predicts The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green

Reed Hastings wants to compete with YouTube overseas, and the only way it can do that is by offering a free-with-ads option, Green says on Recode Media.

Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies

"Social Startup Success" author Kathleen Kelly Janus explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.

Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?

The site’s new Editor in Chief Noah Shachtman wants to take "full, big, considered swings" at the targets who deserve it.

Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?

The site’s new Editor in Chief Noah Shachtman wants to take "full, big, considered swings" at the targets who deserve it.

How a Democratic fundraiser taught everyone his Silicon Valley tricks

RevUp CEO Steve Spinner cracked the code on raising money for politicians online. And he says it’s not so different from raising money for a startup.

The exec who built Snapchat Discover is leaving the company

Nick Bell is stepping down following some recent management changes and four-plus tumultuous years.

Amazon is dominant online, but local retail still has advantages Jeff Bezos can’t replicate

Sometimes it’s worth putting on your shoes and taking a walk.

Snap’s former No. 2 executive Imran Khan is building a shopping startup

Khan plans to launch a new shopping platform in 2019.

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates explains how Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department

Yates talked with Recode’s Kara Swisher shortly before the midterms at the AllRaise Summit in San Francisco.

Voice tech like Alexa and Siri hasn’t found its true calling yet: Inside the voice assistant ‘revolution’

Until we invent something that wouldn’t be possible without voice, we’re just repurposing online content for our ears.

Facebook followed Uber and Google and is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment cases

Arbitration is now a "choice rather than a requirement" at Facebook.

Amazon’s HQ2 was a con, not a contest

On the latest episode of Pivot, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about Amazon’s two new "headquarters," the toxic waste of social media and the mixed bag of the 2018 midterms.

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Google has responded to its employees’ demands about sexual misconduct. Here are the changes it will and won’t make.

The planned changes come a week after thousands of employees walked out over the company’s handling of sexual misconduct cases.

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says in retrospect that showing how many followers you have wasn’t ‘healthy’

"It really put in your face that the game was popularity," he said.

What happens to free speech when we all live in a virtual world?

When Oculus founder Palmer Luckey worries about anything, that’s where his mind goes.

San Francisco’s Prop C homelessness tax was a big win for Marc Benioff, but legal challenges may be coming

Opponents say the city "won’t see a penny" of the funds earmarked for the homeless.

John Skipper, ESPN’s former president, is back ... at a rival sports media company.

Skipper’s new goal is to make watching sports online a big business, starting in the U.S. with boxing.

Facebook appears to have survived this election cycle — but that’s what we thought in 2016, too

It may be months before we can say with any confidence how Facebook performed during the midterms.

It’s official: Democrats will control the House

It’s a return to power after eight years in the minority.