Today in news that could affect public perception of the big tech companies.
⬆️ Trending up: Platforms have largely been successful in removing most QAnon content from the mainstream internet, a new report found. “Of all factors, data analyzed by the DFRLab found that reductions correlated most strongly with social media actions taken by Facebook, Twitter, and Google to limit or remove QAnon content.” (Jared Holt and Max Rizzuto / DFRLab)
⬇️ Trending down: Oracle peddled its social media surveillance tech to police departments in China. This despite the fact that it is partially funded by the CIA. (Mara Hvistendahl / The Intercept)