In the course of an eight-month investigation, the New York Times reported over 50 sexually inappropriate images of children to Instagram. It received only one response.
A Marketplace of Girl Influencers Managed by Moms and Stalked by Men
Seeking social media stardom for their underage daughters, mothers post images of them on Instagram. The accounts dr...
Discord portrays itself as a safe space for young people, but victims of a child sextortion ring told @MackLamoureux that the platform played a major role in their abuse.
Is Discord taking the problem seriously? To find out, we requested some records... https://www.vice.com/en/article/7kxjnz/the-vile-sextortion-and-torture-ring-where-kids-target-kids
Meta has broken so many enforcement promises that we made a website to track each failure. Check it out here:
Facebook's Broken Promises | TTP Interactive Database
Facebook's executives have repeatedly promised to fix their platform. Time and time again, they've failed to deliver.
In November, CfA urged @SenWarren & @SenSherrodBrown to examine the role that US-based stable coin issuer Circle could be playing in terrorist financing by allowing its USDC currency to be issued on the TRON blockchain.
Yesterday, Circle backed off. https://www.reuters.com/technology/crypto-firm-circle-end-support-usdc-stablecoin-tron-blockchain-2024-02-21/
ICYMI: CfA is asking the IRS to investigate the Conservative Partnership Institute (CPI) for abusing its tax-exempt status, engaging in unreported lobbying, and enriching its executives. Read more from @DraperRobert:
A Nerve Center for the Right Wing Rises in Washington
The Conservative Partnership Institute has become a breeding ground for the next generation of Trump loyalists and a...
Social media platforms, by their own admission, use design features & algorithms built to keep users hooked. It's telling that leaders of industry lobbying groups like NetChoice ignore this fact, and consistently blame parents for Big Tech's problems. https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/supreme-court-social-media-battles-fueled-by-brash-tech-lobby
NEW: CfA has asked the IRS to investigate the Conservative Partnership Institute (CPI) for engaging in political activity & excessively compensating its executives — behavior that could violate the organization’s tax-exempt status.
In the spring of 2023, laid off Meta employees described how they had worked to fight scams and keep users safe. Less than a year later, we're reading about fake funeral livestreams that use Facebook to exploit grieving families. https://twitter.com/TTP_updates/status/1648700419823001602
X appears to have briefly suspended Yulia Navalnaya this morning, after she accused Putin of orchestrating her husband’s death.
This is the same company that may have violated sanctions law by providing services to terrorist groups. See our report:
TTP - X Provides Premium Perks to Hezbollah, Other U.S.-Sanctioned Groups
The U.S. imposes sanctions on individuals, groups, and countries deemed to be a threat to national security. Elon ...