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Olivia Solon

Olivia Solon is a senior reporter on the tech investigations team for NBC News.

Olivia Solon is a senior reporter on the tech investigations team for NBC News.

Latest from Olivia Solon

189d ago

Senate introduces bill to allow farmers to fix their own equipment

A new bill aims to make it easier for farmers to repair their own farm equipment and is part of the broader "right to repair" movement fighting repair restrictions.
243d ago

Disgruntled neighbors and dwindling shorebirds jeopardize SpaceX expansion

Celia Johnson, a retired social worker in her mid-70s, can still vividly describe childhood trips to the slender, sandy beach in Boca Chica Village, Texas.
244d ago

Instagram pushes drug content to teens

Instagram is pushing drug-related content to teen accounts, according to research by the watchdog group Tech Transparency Project (TTP).

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will step down as head of the social media platform he co-founded a decade and a half ago, the company announced Monday.
263d ago

Fake Facebook accounts boost campaign opposing U.S. consulate in Jerusalem

A leading Israeli politician’s lobbying campaign against reopening a U.S. consulate for Palestinians in East Jerusalem has been amplified on Facebook by a
286d ago

Social media giants try to distance themselves from Facebook

Executives from Snapchat, TikTok and YouTube distanced themselves from Facebook during a congressional hearing Tuesday about online safety for teens.
287d ago

Amazon workers in Staten Island, N.Y., file for union election

Amazon workers at a cluster of warehouses in Staten Island filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board’s regional office in Brooklyn on Monday
287d ago

Facebook whistleblower 'shocked' by company’s investment in metaverse

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen was “shocked” when she heard the company planned to hire 10,000 engineers in Europe to work on the metaverse.
288d ago

The Facebook Papers: Documents reveal internal fury and dissent over site’s policies

Facebook whistleblower documents reveal internal dissent over the company's policies and frustrations with its efforts to address its problems.
288d ago

The Facebook Papers: Documents reveal internal fury and dissent over site's policies

Thousands of leaked documents highlight employees’ disillusionment with spread of misinformation and calls to violence.