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The Explainer: Facebook’s blackout and alleged power abuse

Spencer Howson

This week in The Explainer, why last week’s Facebook crash also stopped you using Instagram and WhatsApp and what’s caused a whistleblower to accuse Facebook of harming the public and spreading misinformation.

Professor Dan Angus is from the Digital Media Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology, where he has interests in social media and artificial intelligence.

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Spencer Howson
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