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Olivia Solon

Olivia Solon is tech investigations editor for NBC News in San Francisco.

Olivia Solon is tech investigations editor for NBC News in San Francisco.

Latest from Olivia Solon

Pastor battles human smugglers on Facebook

“You have people who are in very desperate, vulnerable situations commingling with people that are parts of organized criminal networks, including cartels and gangs,” one expert said.
10d ago

Predictive policing strategies for children face pushback

“They basically built this system as a justification to chase the bad kids out of town," said one expert.

Facebook battles reputation crisis in the Middle East

“Users are feeling that they are being censored, getting limited distribution, and ultimately silenced,” one Facebook senior software engineer said.
21d ago

Bezos' final shareholder meeting as CEO looks to Amazon's future

“We recognize that with success comes scrutiny and we welcome it,” he told investors.
22d ago

Rep. Tlaib says social media has censored Palestinians, calls for change

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Tuesday called for social media companies to stop censoring Palestinian political speech on their platforms.

Pro-Palestinian activists target Facebook with 1-star app store reviews

The coordinated campaign is meant to protest the company’s alleged censorship of Palestinian accounts and posts.
50d ago

'Treated like sacrifices': Families breathe toxic fumes from California's warehouse hub

"The industry is booming. But the cost is seen through people's asthma, people's cancer and the lack of good jobs," said one local advocate.
61d ago

Wall Street analysts battle weight loss, high blood pressure and mental health issues from long hours

A survey of 475 bankers reveals just how much conditions have declined for bankers in the latest deal boom.

Child safety groups ask Facebook to scrap plans for Instagram for kids

Experts raise concerns about privacy, screen time, mental health, self-esteem and commercial pressure.
68d ago

Amazon warehouse workers vote not to unionize in Bessemer, Alabama

Nearly 1,800 employees said no to forming the company's first union. Less than half that number said yes.

Fired, interrogated, disciplined: Amazon warehouse organizers allege year of retaliation

The number of charges filed with the National Labor Relations Board accusing Amazon of interfering with workers’ right to organize more than tripled during the pandemic.