E764: News Roundtable! Molly Wood (Marketplace Tech) & Sarah Frier (Bloomberg): Facebook takes Russian money (& next bombshell predictions), divisive ads, Zuck run amok, $1000 Apple, AI predicts orientation, Bodega blow-up




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On today’s News Roundtable, Molly Wood of Marketplace & Sarah Frier of Bloomberg join Jason to talk the biggest news of the week: Facebook deploying Russian money for ads during the election. The ethics of FB ad targeting, Zuckerberg’s intentions, targeting ads by race are all dissected here, including: what will the next FB bombshell? The trio also covers the latest from Apple launch, A.I.’s (questionable) identification of sexual orientation, Instagram v. Snap influencers, the Bodega blow-up — and more!

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