Daniel Chin, The ring
WandaVision’s Season 1 finale debuted last week on Disney +, marking the end of the first episode of the service’s first high-profile MCU series. Through all the twists and turns and loaded references, the show used tons of devices to keep you hooked. But, as always, we wonder what’s next for Wanda Maximoff after the events of the final episode (Spoilers, obviously).
Karen Hao, MIT Technology Review
AI Director Joaquin Quiñonero Candela created some of the first Facebook algorithms that targeted users with content that matched their interests. Then he was tasked with making them less harmful, but the company continued to prioritize commitment over truth. “Facebook’s leadership has also repeatedly weakened or halted many initiatives to eliminate disinformation on the platform, as this would jeopardize that growth,” Hao writes.
Taylor Lorenz, The New York Times
It’s one thing to promote a product or service in a sponsored post, but now creators are monetizing their decisions on everything from what to eat to who to date. As one creator explains, they find ways to “extract value from everyday interactions.”