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Twitter is Still Throttling Competitors’ Links—Check for Yourself

Loading links to Bluesky, Facebook, Instagram, and Substack takes far longer than to other sites.

How We Investigated Facebook’s Most Popular Content

Investigating FB's widely viewed content report and a new Twitter bot "Trending on Facebook" checking what they say is happening on the platform.

Blacklight – Real-Time Website Privacy Inspector

Blacklight will scan any website address and reveal the specific user-tracking technologies on the site—and who’s getting your data.

The Markup

Data-driven investigations of tech and how it influences society