Celebs are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” to protest against the failure of Facebook to stop hateful content and curb election misinformation.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a tense clash with Axios editor-in-chief Mike Allen over the suggestion that Facebook is a "right-wing echo chamber."
The tensions in the United States over racism and policing are likely targets for efforts to interfere in the November election. That's according to lawmakers and experts, who say there are signs that Russia is seeking to exploit the divide.
Facebook announced a new research partnership to study the role its social media platforms have on society during elections.
With just two months left until the U.S. presidential election, Facebook says it is taking additional steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election “civil unrest.”
The Australian measure would require Facebook to compensate media organizations for its use of their stories.
Facebook says it will restrict the right-wing conspiracy movement QAnon and will no longer recommend that users join groups supporting it, although the company isn’t banning it outright.
The platform had temporarily banned ads and listings for hand sanitizer and wipes to help protect against inflated prices and hoarding amid the pandemic.
Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election.
Facebook will no longer allow political entities to promote social issues, political or election content with its news exemption feature.
A Facebook post promising three free pizzas is fake, but that hasn't stopped people from sharing it thousands of times.
The university’s goal is to collect information that could help researchers in forecasting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facebook removed a video posted by President Donald Trump for promoting false and misleading information about the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Wednesday.
This week, the social network applied labels to posts by President Donald Trump and by Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, among others.
The nation’s leading expert on the COVID-19 pandemic spoke with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a livestreamed conversation on Thursday.
The country’s leading infectious disease expert is slated to talk with the social media CEO during a July 16 chat on Facebook.
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.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Starbucks and Coca-Cola are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign.
“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.