Despite the request, Facebook said it registered an estimated 4.4 million people to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
A Leaked Internal Report Reveals The Wall Street Journal Is Struggling With Aging Readers And Covering Race
The report, obtained by BuzzFeed News, was dated the same month that ongoing tensions between news and opinion sections at Rupert Murdoch’s broadsheet spilled into the public.
Facebook Promised To Label Political Ads, But Ads For Biden, The Daily Wire, And Interest Groups Are Slipping Through
A failure in Facebook's transparency system means some election ads aren't disclosing who paid for them.
In a companywide meeting, Facebook’s CEO said recent content rules banning hate and conspiracy content were implemented because of the US presidential election and that a wide margin of victory for either candidate could prevent violence following the vote.
The company’s back-and-forth on its own policies has created outrage and confusion.
It follows efforts to limit Holocaust denial, voter intimidation, and the QAnon mass delusion.
“How can we possibly be ready to return to the office when this entire process has been so utterly and completely mishandled?”
It Took Facebook More Than A Year — And A Whistleblower — To Remove A Troll Farm Connected To Azerbaijan's Ruling Party
Former Facebook data scientist Sophie Zhang said it took the company a year to pursue an investigation into fake accounts and comments in Azerbaijan.
Studies show pink eye can be a symptom of COVID-19, but it's rare.
The Globe Independent used Facebook ads to widely promote plagiarized stories that were often critical of China.
Citing a law that dates from the Reconstruction era, four people, including the partner of a man killed during the protests, are taking the company to court.
A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.
“Facebook is broken. Another performative announcement by leadership not intended to address any issues.”
Facebook said it removed a militia event associated with the shooting of three protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It didn't. Here's what really happened, and why it could happen again.
Preinstalled malware on low-cost Chinese phones has stolen data and money from some of the world's poorest people.
Fortnite's lawsuit accused Apple of "anti-competitive restraints and monopolistic practices.”
Facebook’s employees and fact-checking partners say they are left in the dark about how the company decides what content stays up and what comes down.
“I certainly think that there are valid national security questions about having an app that has a lot of people’s data that follows the rules of another country, a government that is increasingly is kind of seen as a competitor.”
Facebook Fired An Employee Who Collected Evidence Of Right-Wing Pages Getting Preferential Treatment
Facebook employees collected evidence showing the company is giving right-wing pages preferential treatment when it comes to misinformation. And they’re worried about how the company will handle the president’s falsehoods in an election year.
Almost half of the staffers and campers who tested were infected with COVID-19. The CDC said singing and cheering "might have contributed to transmission."