Day: April 8, 2018

One Woman Got Facebook to Police Opioid Sales On Instagram

Eileen Carey says she has regularly reported Instagram accounts selling opioids to the company for three years, with few results. Last week, Carey confronted two executives of Facebook, which owns Instagram, about the issue on Twitter. Since then, Instagram removed…

Will a Huge New Flood Barrier Save Venice?

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On a gray, late-winter day, a converted chapel in the Arsenal, the city’s medieval boatyard, hummed with 21st-century activity. Engineers were looking at screens that displayed tables, maps, and charts…