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Wan-Jou (Joyce) Weng

Wan-Jou (Joyce) Weng

Graduate student at Fordham University
  • In Taiwan, the country where I come from, 97% of internet users have Facebook accounts. So Facebook has become very important during election campaigns. On 24th November, there was a local election in Taiwan. Before the election day, Taiwan official accused Beijing of seeking to sway voters by spreading

    In Taiwan, the country where I come from, 97% of internet users have Facebook accounts. So Facebook has become very important during election campaigns. On 24th November, there was a local election in Taiwan. Before the election day, Taiwan official accused Beijing of seeking to sway voters by spreading disinformation on social media, especially on Facebook, which is similar to how Russia interfered in American elections. I think this is the issue that Facebook has to solve since it is not only harming its reputation but also democracy in the world.

  • It was interesting to see Tesla shares rose 0.9% to $351.30 after the announcement of new chairman. Although Mr. Denholm is little known in the U.S., apparently, her career in the tech industry and extensive experience as a finance executive in Silicon Valley was a plus for her. From this move, we could

    It was interesting to see Tesla shares rose 0.9% to $351.30 after the announcement of new chairman. Although Mr. Denholm is little known in the U.S., apparently, her career in the tech industry and extensive experience as a finance executive in Silicon Valley was a plus for her. From this move, we could see that Tesla needed a more stable chairman with a financial background since Tesla faces intense pressure to fix its balance sheet. And hopefully it can become consistently profitable, instead of posting sporadic profits every few years.