Situational awareness: Facebook expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the FTC, it noted in an earnings report today. Details.
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The 2020 presidential election's Democratic primaries are breaking new ground for how white politicians talk about race in America.
The big picture: Increasingly frank rhetoric around systemic racism and inequity resembles a "woke litmus test," Democratic strategist Joel Payne told the AP.
White politicians commenting on race, as noted by AP:
Between the lines: "Joe Biden’s presidential bid ... could test whether it’s politically wise for candidates to speak so openly about race," the AP reports.
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Water gushes from a pipe into the former Cottbus Nord coal mine near Cottbus, Germany.
The five most-watched programs on Netflix are re-runs, a potential headache for the streaming giant whose subscribers are demanding content it doesn't own, the WSJ reports.
Why it matters: "Three of its biggest programming suppliers ... are entering the streaming-video arena. After licensing content to Netflix for years ... they are looking to take their hit content back to feed their own platforms."
Update ... Statement from Netflix: "Looking at overall watch time skews towards titles with many seasons. Most Netflix originals have three or fewer seasons at most. It's why we focus on the individual shows or films members watch, as opposed to how much time they spend on one series versus another."