One year inside Trump’s monumental Facebook campaign
February 23, 2020

A Guardian investigation of 218,100 ads reveals how the campaigns sophisticated social media machine targets conservative voters

As the Democratic candidates for president spent 2019 battling each other in early voting states, Donald Trumps re-election campaign built a sophisticated Continue reading

‘You’re trying to help drug dealers’: Zuckerberg faces angry lawmakers at Libra hearing
October 30, 2019

US legislators condemn CEOs currency plans and question whether Facebook should be broken up

Mark Zuckerberg faced hostile questioning in the US Congress from politicians of both parties as he sought to reassure them the planned digital currency Libra could Continue reading

GetYourGuide picks up $484M, passes 25M tickets sold through its tourism activity app
June 10, 2019

As we swing into the summer tourist season, a company poised to capitalise on that has raised a huge round of funding. GetYourGuide — a Berlin startup that has built a popular marketplace for people to discover and book sightseeing Continue reading

True Fiction and Fake Facts: How Putin Played Trumps Moronic Gang of Lowlifes
May 17, 2019

HOLLYWOOD, CaliforniaNot long after moving to Los Angeles last year, I did what every transplanted East Coast hack out here does and pitched a series.

It was satire on our current obsession with foreign interference in American democracy, nominally about Continue reading