"Congress roasted Facebook on TV, but won’t hear any bills to regulate it" - The Verge

"Revelations from Facebook, Google, and other social media platforms of Russia-linked groups sparked a flurry of activity in the capital last fall, prompting the tech companies to spend more on lobbyists and crisis public-relations firms than they ever had. “Your power scares me,” said Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA), during public hearings in October. If regulations weren’t imminent, they still seemed more likely than ever before."

-Casey Newton