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.
Twitter users have long asked for the ability to edit their tweets, and now the company has offered to provide one — but there are strings attached.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Twitch temporarily banned the president over “hateful conduct” and Reddit removed a Donald Trump subreddit to align with both companies’ hate speech policies.
“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.
A tweet by president Donald Trump vowing that "There will never be an 'Autonomous Zone' in Washington, D.C.," was flagged on Twitter for violating the company's "abusive behavior" guidelines.
The NYPD says that an officer has been suspended without pay as it investigates video that appeared on social media.
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Facebook deleted hundreds more social media accounts belonging to members of the white supremacy groups Proud Boys and American Guard.
For most people, their Instagram feed has changed greatly over the last three weeks; following and unfollowing people who are serving up content around social justice reform, rather than a perfectly poured latte or the ultimate capsule collection.
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.
The feature is being tested on Android "to help promote informed discussion," the company said.
Celebrated on June 19, the date is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim.
Alexis Ohanian said he also intends to use future earnings on Reddit stock to serve the black community and pledged to donate $1 million to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp.
Many people have found themselves without jobs after posting ill-advised messages amid the George Floyd protests and COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Some videos have surfaced on social media appearing to show some individuals capitalizing on a difficult time in the nation’s history with tone-deaf images of themselves posing in front of damaged buildings following protests and looting.
Some have pointed out that using #BlackLivesMatter on blackout posts makes it harder for activists to find important information.
U.S. officials are seeking to determine whether extremist groups have infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations toward violence.