The Technology 202 Trump’s social media summit was a spectacle Here are the real takeaways for Big Tech

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The New York Times Facebook denies allegations that you make friends on Facebook Facebook responds with blanket denials to DC's Cambridge Analytica suit. It highlighted how the president's attacks on Big Tech are creating more political jeopardy for the tech companies in Washington. The tech companies weren't at the White House yesterday, but Trump says the White House will have an event with them soon -- and that their presence would be required. The White House says more scrutiny is on the  way. Ctrl + N The Trump administration’s “social media summit” was almost a microcosm of what it's like to be online in Trump's Washington these days.

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The Trump administration’s “social media summit” was almost a microcosm of what it's like to be online in Trump's Washington these days. It was jam-packed with the kind of is-this-really-happening moments that felt like a Twitter feed come to life. 

Memes were created in real time: Large posters of some of President Trump’s most famous tweets were placed on stands. My colleague Philip Bump spotted a tweet about the president’s “covfefe” typo next to the bust of Abraham Lincoln. 

At Trump's Twitter confab today they printed out his tweet pretending that "covfefe" wasn't a typo and displayed it next to a bust of Lincoln. https://t.co/BsVb6BmDZf pic.twitter.com/nP8YQJzuFS

— Philip Bump (@pbump) July...

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