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An Ugly Truth

Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang

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In An Ugly Truth (2021), Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang document Facebook’s ongoing battles and fight for domination. They reveal how the biggest social media network worldwide played a role in the Myanmar genocide and other horrific events, facilitated foreign interference in the 2016 US election, allowed access to private data without users’ consent, and shared their information with other apps...

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PREVIEW

In An Ugly Truth (2021), Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang document Facebook’s ongoing battles and fight for domination. They reveal how the biggest social media network worldwide played a role in the Myanmar genocide and other horrific events, facilitated foreign interference in the 2016 US election, allowed access to private data without users’ consent, and shared their information with other apps...