Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post

Cat Zakrzewski

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Cat:

Twitter labels Trump video tweet as manipulated media, continuing its crackdown on misinformation

Twitter continued its crackdown on Trump’s tweets, this time labeling one for a manipulated video. → Read More

The Technology 202: President Trump's conspiracy theories are putting pressure on Twitter to change its policies

Yesterday's speculative post about a Buffalo protester is part of a larger pattern. → Read More

The Technology 202: 'Make the hire. Send the wire' has emerged as a rallying cry for Silicon Valley's black leaders

Just 1 percent of start-up founders who raised venture capital are black, according to a joint study from RateMyInvestor and DiversityVC. And 81 percent of venture capital firms didn’t have a single black investor, according to a 2018 analysis by Equal Ventures partner Richard Kerby. → Read More

The Technology 202: NYU report calls social media titans to stop outsourcing content moderation

Content moderation is the tech companies' top political battleground as the debate over Trump's inflammatory posts rages on. → Read More

The Technology 202: Here's what app downloads reveal about technology's role in the protests

Citizen is the breakout app. → Read More

The Technology 202: Snap's decision could have implications for Trump's young voter outreach

It's the latest battleground in Trump’s ongoing feud with tech titans. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook's stance on Trump's posts could hurt its efforts to recruit employees of color

The company's 2019 diversity report said that just 3.8 percent of all employees are black. → Read More

The Technology 202: Mark Zuckerberg spoke with civil rights leaders about Trump's posts. It didn't go well.

The company's hands-off approach is the latest flashpoint in long-standing tensions with civil rights leaders. → Read More

The Technology 202: Protests, coronavirus and election present disinformation challenge for social media companies

It's a perfect storm. → Read More

The Technology 202: Here's how Trump's executive order is expected to target tech companies

The order takes aim at a key provision shielding tech companies from lawsuits in the wake of Twitter applying label's to two misleading Trump tweets. → Read More

The Technology 202: Trump escalates his war with Twitter ... on Twitter

Trump's attacks could signal more skirmishes to come this election year as Twitter gets tougher on politicians' posts. → Read More

The Technology 202: SpaceX's historic launch could mark a new era in space exploration

It underscores just how much Elon Musk's company has shaken up the business of space. → Read More

The Technology 202: The tech industry's shift to remote work will forever change Silicon Valley

Coronavirus could send tech jobs to other parts of the country as executives seek to reduce costs. → Read More

The Technology 202: Apple and Google's coronavirus alert tools arrive amid doubts about their efficacy

Three states have publicly confirmed that they'll use the software. → Read More

The Technology 202: Elon Musk's re-opening win could have long-term consequences for the company's reputation

The tech executive risks alienating liberal customers with his brash tactics and alignment with Trump → Read More

The Technology 202: TikTok's new chief executive's success may hinge on allaying Washington's concerns

Kevin Mayer, a former Disney exec, will be in the hot seat on kids' privacy. → Read More

The Technology 202: Coronavirus crisis has not stopped antitrust crackdown in Washington

It's a signal the tech industry's halo effect is already fading. → Read More

The Technology 202: Democrats introduce bill to protect data collected in coronavirus pandemic

Longstanding partisan divisions on privacy could complicate the push for restrictions. → Read More

The Technology 202: Buzzing bracelets could become a workplace accessory in the coronavirus era

The technology could help employees keep social distance. → Read More

The Technology 202: Remote work could be here to stay for some tech workers

Twitter's announcement that some employees can continue working forever has prompted questions about who will return to the office after the pandemic → Read More