Unfriending Trump
President Donald Trump’s now-blocked Facebook page, as seen in January. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
Facebook’s 20-member Oversight Board has upheld the decision to ban Donald Trump from the social media platform. Silicon Valley correspondent Elizabeth Dwoskin discusses what that means for other political leaders online.

Far-right groups that blossomed during Trump’s presidency have created enduring communities online by soft-pedaling their political goals and entertaining potential recruits with the tools of pop culture. Marc Fisher reports.

For a year, empty middle seats were a silver lining of pandemic air travel — but no more.

Vote for Post Reports in the Webby Awards. Our episode "The Life of George Floyd" was nominated in the News & Politics podcast category.
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Unfriending Trump
President Donald Trump’s now-blocked Facebook page, as seen in January. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
Facebook’s 20-member Oversight Board has upheld the decision to ban Donald Trump from the social media platform. Silicon Valley correspondent Elizabeth Dwoskin discusses what that means for other political leaders online.

Far-right groups that blossomed during Trump’s presidency have created enduring communities online by soft-pedaling their political goals and entertaining potential recruits with the tools of pop culture. Marc Fisher reports.

For a year, empty middle seats were a silver lining of pandemic air travel — but no more.

Vote for Post Reports in the Webby Awards. Our episode "The Life of George Floyd" was nominated in the News & Politics podcast category.
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