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What You Don't Know about Amazon

Moira Weigel opens up liability questions around third-party sellers on Amazon. “There is nothing inherently nefarious about third-party sellers,” Weigel writes. “What is new is the way Amazon has interposed itself between sellers and customers.”

LGBTQ+ Users and a Twitter Takeover

Alejandra Caraballo assesses how marginalized groups may be impacted by Elon Musk buying Twitter. “There really is no viable alternative in terms of quick information around legislation, anti-LGBTQ efforts or organizing among political groups.”

A "Race to the Bottom" in Social Media

Joan Donovan maps potential paths for Twitter in the years to come. Platform studies, she added, "will come under fire in a new way and the politicization of content moderation may continue,” she said. “That’s going to put us in a situation of the race to the bottom in social media."

Minors and Predatory Behavior on TikTok Live

TikTok Live is “the digital equivalent of going down the street to a strip club filled with 15-year-olds,” said Leah Plunkett, in this Forbes piece on sexual exploitation of minors and social media livestreams.

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