For four days in July, Facebook ran an ad from a page called “White Wellbeing Australia.”
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into donor confusion between the California-based foundation and the Black Lives Matter movement, authorities are stepping in.
Hundreds of workers may have contracted COVID-19 to get you the food on your plate this 4th of July. Some may have even died. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposes the cost of your BBQ.
Facebook said on Tuesday it was banning content associated with the "Boogaloo" extremist group. BuzzFeed News found the company has been running Boogaloo ads advocating for violence for months.
Citing “racial bias in facial surveillance,” the Boston City Council voted unanimously to stop the use of facial recognition by public agencies.
"It does require use of a paid-time-off day, which is true of many other holidays," Elon Musk said.
Microsoft Says It Won't Sell Facial Recognition To The Police. These Documents Show How It Pitched That Technology To The Federal Government.
Last week, Microsoft said it would not sell its facial recognition to police departments. But new documents reveal it was pitching that technology to at least one federal agency as recently as two years ago.
"The Black Lives Matter Foundation" Raised Millions. It's Not Affiliated With The Black Lives Matter Movement.
Employees of Apple, Google, and Microsoft have raised millions of dollars for the Black Lives Matter Foundation thinking it's the international racial justice movement seeking to end police brutality. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
“It’s encouraging to see Zuck post this, but I’ll maintain my skepticism until some sort of action is taken by the company," one Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News.
Inside a private forum, some volunteer moderators for the platform are furious at the company's stance.
People on the social platform say that moderators are deleting comments stating “Black Lives Matter” and stifling discussion about the nation’s protests.
“Facebook's inaction in taking down Trump's post inciting violence makes me ashamed to work here.”
Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why Facebook Didn’t Remove A Trump Post Suggesting Violence In Minneapolis Despite Calling It “Divisive"
"Although the post had a troubling historical reference, we decided to leave it up because the National Guard references meant we read it as a warning about state action, and we think people need to know if the government is planning to deploy force."
As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and find them.
Twitter Put A "Glorifying Violence" Warning Label On Trump And White House Tweets About Minneapolis Protesters
“We've taken action in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts," the social media network said of Trump's tweet.
The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.
Facing numerous lawsuits, the New York startup said it "is cancelling the accounts of every customer who was not either associated with law enforcement or some other federal, state, or local government department, office, or agency.”
A US Senator Wants To Know Which Federal Authorities Are Using Clearview AI To Track The Coronavirus
“Technology has an important role to play in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic, but this health crisis cannot justify using unreliable surveillance tools that could undermine our privacy rights,” said Sen. Ed Markey.
In an earnings call, the Tesla CEO called public health orders in the Bay Area an "outrage."
Costco has long been beloved by employees, some of whom have worked there for decades. But the retailer’s decision-making during the coronavirus pandemic has tested their loyalty and compromised their health.