Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets. Their latest focus: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests against racial injustice.

Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts - even Trump’s

“The policies we’re implementing today are designed to address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page announcing the changes.

Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What's next?

Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to two of President Donald Trump’s tweets that falsely called mail-in ballots “substantially fraudulent” and predicted a “Rigged Election.”

Facebook to pay moderators $52 million for psychological damages

In a 2018 lawsuit, third-party contractors for Facebook said that the social media giant failed to properly protect them against severe psychological and other injuries that can result from repeated exposure to graphic material such as child sexual abuse, beheadings, terrorism, animal cruelty and other disturbing images.

Facebook removes accounts linked to QAnon

Facebook says it has removed several groups, accounts and pages linked to QAnon, taking action for the first time against the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory circulated among supporters of President Donald Trump.