“Facebook Employees Asked Mark Zuckerberg If They Should Try to Stop a Donald Trump Presidency”

Gizmodo: Inside Facebook, the political discussion has been more explicit. Last month, some Facebook employees used a company poll to ask Zuckerberg whether the company should try “to help prevent President Trump in 2017.” Every week, Facebook employees vote in … Continue reading

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“No tweeting what you actually think about Clinton or Carson if you’re on the clock: new limits on feds”

WaPo: If you work for the federal government, your Twitter or Facebook profile can show a photo of you hugging Ben Carson or Hillary Clinton. But you can’t share, tweet, ”like,” friend, follow, comment on or retweet anything your candidate says or does when … Continue reading

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“Tweeting the Next Election Meltdown: If the next presidential election goes into overtime, heaven help us. It’s gonna get ugly.”

Slate has excerpted part of my new book.  Here’s how the excerpt begins: This article is excerpted from Richard L. Hasen’s book, The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown. The tweets were full of rage. As … Continue reading

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“Justice bars analyst from Mississippi cases after Facebook post calling state ‘disgusting'”

FOX News: “The Justice Department has blocked one of its civil rights analysts from dealing with all matters Mississippi after the employee apparently described the state as ‘disgusting and shameful’ on Facebook — comments that drew a rebuke Tuesday from … Continue reading

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