Facebook algorithms, Vegetable-focused meals

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies remotely during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP

We talk to the author of a new book exploring disinformation and other concerns with how Facebook operates. Then, this week’s edition of Food Friday is all about making the most out of vegetables in our meals.

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    The same tactics that led Facebook to be the biggest social media platform in the world at over 3 billion users also caused the explosive spread of misinformation, enabled drug cartels and human trafficking, and more. A reporter who’s been investigating Facebook parent company Meta for years delves into what he’s learned.

  • Food Friday: The science of picking, storing and cooking vegetables

    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, half of our meals should consist of fruits or vegetables. However, veggies are often an after-thought when we cook—a side dish or supplement to the main dish. But knowing how to properly choose, store and cook vegetables can elevate them from a bland necessity to a delight. We talk to the author of a new book that breaks down the science of making delicious, vegetable-focused meals.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Jeff Horwitz Guest
  • Nik Sharma Guest

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