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“People like us” — an update on This is Marketing

My new book launched about two weeks ago. Thanks to you, it went to #1 on the Wall Street Journal business bestseller list, made the New York Times list and best of all, has led to an ever-growing series of conversations about the ideas inside. The
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Grading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things

Youngme and Felix decide to “grade” The New York Times’ news coverage, before sharing their quick takes on other random things. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.
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Facebook's former security chief stands up for the social network, calls for change

Facebook's former chief security officer is defending the social network amid the fallout from the New York Times’ bombshell report on the company this past week. Alex Stamos, who was the company’s CSO from 2015 up until the summer of
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Sheryl Sandberg denies slowing and downplaying Russia investigation

The righteous shock continues. Sheryl Sandberg broke her silence Thursday evening about the New York Times' report on Facebook executives' actions dealing with Russian manipulation, hate speech, and other crises on the platform. The report
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Facebook is creating an 'independent body' to review controversial content

Facebook spent much of Thursday attempting to quell the fire caused by the New York Times' report about executive inaction and politicking on Facebook's many crises over the past three years.  It also chose Thursday to publish its latest note
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Mark Zuckerberg: It's 'simply untrue' Facebook hindered Russia investigation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to many of the claims in a lengthy investigation from the New York Times, which claimed the social network's leaders were reluctant to address how Russia manipulated the social network to interfere with the
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Facebook's board says Zuckerberg was too slow to spot Russian interference

Mark Zuckerberg is forced to publicly contend with a new critic today: His very own board. Following the Nov. 14 New York Times bombshell report detailing a host of gross miscalculations and alleged malfeasance at the social media giant both in the
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Facebook defends itself from damning New York Times story, denies it scuttled Russian meddling evidence

In the wake of yesterday’s bombshell New York Times report, Facebook is defending itself from a multitude of allegations that appear in the story. The company is outright denying its reported hesitation to investigate Russian interference on
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Facebook held back on Trump and Russia so Republicans wouldn't get angry

Community first, eh? A New York Times report published Wednesday is full of bombshells about how Facebook has handled (and mishandled) its last two years of turmoil. Amidst allegations of pettiness and tales of public relations coups, the report
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The New York Times' election needle is broken and people are jonesing hard

UPDATE: Nov. 6, 2018, 6:48 p.m. PST We regret to inform you that the needle is back. Feel free to resume wallowing in overwhelming existential dread.  The New York Times' election needle failure may be the healthiest possible outcome for our