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 mayor said he expects that any officer expressing racist, anti-Muslim, or menacing comments will be fired.
“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.
Patagonia, REI and Northface are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the campaign.
Facebook confirmed the platform had removed the ad for its Nazi connection.
Facebook deleted hundreds more social media accounts belonging to members of the white supremacy groups Proud Boys and American Guard.
The feature will allow people to turn off all social issue, electoral or political ads from candidates, Super PACs or other organizations that have the "Paid for by" disclaimer on them.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters.
President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets.
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.”
Small businesses are trying to find ways to survive during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking from an internal staff meeting that was livestreamed on his Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company will allow some of its employees to work from home permanently.
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 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.
Facebook released an interactive COVID-19 map that shows how many people are reporting symptoms at the county level across the U.S.
Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic that turned out to be a hoax?
The Warren family are belting out a different tune from a Broadway classic to spread joy to people across the world during the coronavirus pandemic.
Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent to continent like the pandemic itself, forcing the world’s largest tech companies to take unprecedented action to protect public health.