Shannon Bond

Financial Times

Shannon Bond appears in the following:

She joined DHS to fight disinformation. She says she was halted by... disinformation

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Nina Jankowicz looks back at how exaggerations and falsehoods stoked so many doubts about the Disinformation Governance Board that DHS paused it after just three weeks.


After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat disinformation

Friday, May 20, 2022

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation put on hold a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address false information.


Here's why tech giants want the Supreme Court to freeze Texas' social media law

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tech industry groups are urging the Supreme Court to block a Texas law barring social media companies from removing posts or banning users based on political viewpoints


Musk says he's having second thoughts about buying Twitter

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Elon Musk has put the brakes on his $44 billion bid to buy Twitter, saying the site has too many fake accounts. But is the world's richest man just hoping to negotiate a better deal?


Elon Musk says he's put the blockbuster Twitter deal on pause over fake accounts

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Tesla and SpaceX mogul said he needs to make sure the fake accounts "do indeed represent less than 5%" of Twitter's users, as the company has estimated.


Elon Musk says he'll reverse Donald Trump Twitter ban

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The billionaire said it was a "mistake" for the social network to ban the former president after the Jan. 6th Capitol insurrection.


Facebook shrugs off fears it's losing users

Thursday, April 28, 2022

More people used Facebook in the first quarter than analysts expected, easing concerns about competition from TikTok.


Twitter reaches deal to sell to Elon Musk for about $44 billion

Monday, April 25, 2022

The sale caps a dizzying saga for Twitter and Elon Musk, the world's richest man and a prolific user of the social media platform.


Why Twitter is an easy target for outsiders like Elon Musk intent on change

Saturday, April 23, 2022

To ward off Elon Musk, Twitter's board will have to show it finally has a plan to address long-standing business problems.


Elon Musk says he has secured the money to buy Twitter

Thursday, April 21, 2022

The billionaire Tesla CEO says he's lined up $46.5 billion to fund his offer to buy Twitter and take the company private.


'Love Me Tender' and poison pills: Unpacking the Elon Musk-Twitter saga

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Elon Musk is trying to buy Twitter in a $43 billion takeover, which the company's board is attempting to resist. What's at stake, and where is all this going?


Elon Musk wants to change Twitter

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Elon Musk says Twitter should be an arena for free speech. What changes does he want to bring to the social network, and how are Twitter board members trying stop his takeover bid?


Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter for $43 billion in cash

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Musk's offer comes after the Tesla and SpaceX CEO became Twitter's largest shareholder. Musk says he will unlock Twitter's potential.


Is adding an edit button on Twitter a good thing?

Monday, April 11, 2022

Twitter users have long asked for an edit button and now the company says it's finally coming. But skeptics warn it could change Twitter — and not for the better.


Elon Musk says he will not join the Twitter board, after all

Monday, April 11, 2022

The social media company said the billionaire Tesla CEO changed his mind about accepting a board seat after becoming Twitter's biggest shareholder.


Elon Musk takes a 9% stake in Twitter to become its largest shareholder

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is one of Twitter's most outspoken voices. Now he's also the social media company's largest shareholder.


That smiling LinkedIn profile face might be a computer-generated fake

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Stanford researchers uncovered more than 1,000 of these LinkedIn profiles. A technology that has been used to promote misinformation online has now entered the corporate world.


Facebook will block kids from downloading age-inappropriate virtual reality apps

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Sister app Instagram is also launching new parental controls, as the social media company faces pressure to address safety risks to kids in virtual reality.


Russia plans to limit Instagram and could label Meta an extremist group

Friday, March 11, 2022

Russia's top prosecutor called for Facebook and Instagram's parent company to be labeled an extremist group after Meta said it would permit some calls for violence against "Russian invaders."


Russia is restricting social media. Here's what we know

Monday, March 07, 2022

Russians face a confusing patchwork of online restrictions as the Kremlin cracks down on the free flow of information on social media.