Facebook Trustbusters Are Motivated by Partisan Politics, Not Concern for the Consumer

Channeling the spirit of Theodore Roosevelt and nostalgia for the early 20th century Progressive Era, the latest bad idea being circulated in elite circles is to use the trust-busting power of the federal government to break up the social network Facebook. The idea has been promoted by the likes of Democratic politicians like senators Elizabeth […]

Bust: Cory Booker’s 790,000+ fake Twitter followers

By Yaël Ossowski | Special to Watchdog.org LYNSIE LEE: Cory Booker’s DM Twitter friend. After Twitter-savvy Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s TMZ moment with a Portland stripper, the campaign for New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election has focused in on the micro-blogging service. While Booker’s Twitter influence can’t be denied, it turns out it can be somewhat overblown. Out of Booker’s 1.4 […]

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