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.
When my grandfather died in April, the pandemic meant we couldn’t grieve for him properly. For my grandmother, it’s also exacerbated unspeakable loneliness and pain.
The venture capitalist and Facebook board member staked his reputation on a Trump presidency. Now what does he have to show for it?
“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.
A Kenosha Militia Facebook Event Asking Attendees To Bring Weapons Was Reported 455 Times. Moderators Said It Didn’t Violate Any Rules.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the reason the militia page and an associated event remained online after a shooting that killed two people was due to “an operational mistake.”
At a companywide meeting, Facebook's CEO also said President Donald Trump brought up China during an October dinner at the White House.
Facebook Employees Are Outraged At Mark Zuckerberg's Explanations Of How It Handled The Kenosha Violence
Following days of violence and civil unrest, Facebook employees wonder if their company is doing enough to stifle militia and QAnon groups stoking violence on the social network.
The Fires Burning In California Right Now Are Already Among The Worst In History And The Season Is Just Starting
Destructive groups of simultaneously burning wildfires have torched more than 1 million acres — about the size of Rhode Island.
Police say 31-year-old Trayford Pellerin was carrying a knife and fled after they were called to an alleged disturbance in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Friday night.
Ankhi Das reportedly protected right-wing politicians from punishment for violating the social network’s rules — and is now facing death threats.
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.
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“Facebook Is Hurting People At Scale”: Mark Zuckerberg’s Employees Reckon With The Social Network They’ve Built
As the US heads toward a crucial and contentious presidential election, the world's largest social network is facing an unprecedented cultural crisis.
"We’ll be out until no protester needs protecting,” one of the mothers, who organized the group "Wall of Moms," told BuzzFeed News.
In text messages to BuzzFeed News, Stone denied calling Morris O’Kelly a Negro and said that the word is “far from a slur.”
Hackers took over some of Twitter's biggest accounts to solicit bitcoin on Wednesday.
For four days in July, Facebook ran an ad from a page called “White Wellbeing Australia.”