Facebook’s metaverse is its best PR campaign ever

Frances Haugen had a robust public relations strategy—and it worked. The Facebook product manager-turned-whistleblower released volumes of internal company documents, first to The Wall Street Journal and then to a consortium of prestige media outlets. Haugen started leaking anonymously before appearing on 60 Minutes in October, casting herself as a selfless corporate dissident in the process. Read More...

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Biden inaugural poet Amanda Gorman releases New Year’s poem

President Biden’s inaugural poet Amanda Gorman has released a New Year’s-based poem. In collaboration with Instagram, Gorman on Wednesday released her new poem “New Day’s Lyric,” in which she reflects on the year 2021 and looks ahead to 2022. “Come, look up with kindness yet, For even solace can be sourced from sorrow,” Gorman wrote. “We remember, not just for the sake of yesterday, But to take on tomorrow.” “We heed this old spirit, In a new…

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