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Shannon Bond is a business correspondent at NPR, covering technology and how Silicon Valley's biggest companies are transforming how we live, work and communicate.

Bond joined NPR in September 2019. She previously spent 11 years as a reporter and editor at the Financial Times in New York and San Francisco. At the FT, she covered subjects ranging from the media, beverage and tobacco industries to the Occupy Wall Street protests, student debt, New York City politics and emerging markets. She also co-hosted the FT's award-winning podcast, Alphachat, about business and economics.

Bond has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School and a bachelor's degree in psychology and religion from Columbia University. She grew up in Washington, D.C., but is enjoying life as a transplant to the West Coast.

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Social media company Meta's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Facebook parent company says it has removed a Russian network pushing a pro-Kremlin view of the war in Ukraine and a Chinese network targeting the U.S. midterm elections. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters during a reelection campaign rally. Ahead of the first round of voting on Oct. 2, Bolsonaro has baselessly claimed that voting machines will be rigged against him, an echo of former U.S. President Donald Trump's false claims about the 2020 election. Fred Magno/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazilians are about to vote. And they're dealing with familiar viral election lies

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Many fear Brazil will see its own 'Big Lie' about election fraud soon

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Peiter "Mudge" Zatko, former head of security at Twitter, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on data security at Twitter, on Capitol Hill, September 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter may have hired a Chinese spy and four other takeaways from the Senate hearing

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up in a fire station on Aug. 23 in Miami Beach, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Social media firms are prepping for the midterms. Experts say it may not be enough

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Boston Children's Hospital said it had received "threats of violence toward our clinicians and staff" after false claims were made online that the hospital provides genital surgeries to minors. Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Children's hospitals are the latest target of anti-LGBTQ harassment

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A jury has ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay millions of dollars for spreading lies about the Sandy Hook school massacre. But his influence in right-wing media and politics remains strong. Matt York/AP hide caption

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How Alex Jones helped mainstream conspiracy theories become part of American life

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As the economy stalls, big tech companies prepare for tougher times

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Facebook is revamping its default feed to include more recommended posts and videos from strangers, picked by artificial intelligence. Facebook hide caption

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Facebook is making radical changes to keep up with TikTok

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Elon Musk's tweets mocking Twitter's lawsuit are displayed on a smartphone with Twitter logo in the background in this illustration photo taken on July 18, 2022. CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter's lawsuit sets the social media company and the world's richest man up for a lengthy, expensive and high-stakes battle. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter takes Elon Musk to court, accusing him of bad faith and hypocrisy

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Twitter says it will take Elon Musk to court over cancelled purchase of the company

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