Coronavirus Contact Tracers Are Facing Death Threats And Comparisons To Nazis On Facebook And YouTube
"Contact tracers are the new Gestapo," one post said.
“Get the facts about COVID-19."
The contingent Facebook workers in Austin have been organizing to pressure their direct employer, Wipro, for better treatment.
“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 Are Saying Police Brutality Protesters Are Being Paid, But They’re Citing A Satirical Website
The creator of ProtestJobs.com is mortified.
A Popular QAnon Twitter Account That Claims To Have Explosive DC Dirt Is Really Just A Random Italian Guy
"Greg Rubini" isn't the person he claims to be.
Twitter And Snapchat Are Reining Trump In. Critics Want Them To Do It To Politicians Around The World.
“Politicians in many places have posted worse."
The social network also said it will start blocking some ads in the US starting later this summer.
People on the social platform say that moderators are deleting comments stating “Black Lives Matter” and stifling discussion about the nation’s protests.
As protests against police brutality ramped up across the nation, aircraft operated by law enforcement and the National Guard were flying overhead.
About 40 cities in the US have instituted curfews. Food delivery workers will still be on the hook for deliveries.
Group 42 helped provide “vital testing materials" to Las Vegas. It also owns an app that has allegedly been used to spy on people.
“Facebook's inaction in taking down Trump's post inciting violence makes me ashamed to work here.”
The discredited video has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has spread across the non-English-speaking world.
The Dallas PD's iWatch Dallas app is currently down "due to technical difficulties."
Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t government-mandated. But they may be employer-mandated.
Neither platform is more free than the other — but they do have different rules.
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"Although the post had a troubling historical reference, we decided to leave it up because the National Guard references meant we read it as a warning about state action, and we think people need to know if the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."
Black Influencers Are Calling Out Popular Brands For Failing To Address The Deaths Of Unarmed Black People At The Hands Of The Police
"The memes you guys are posting on your pages are just not gonna cut it. Do more. Don’t just be present when it’s time to be lit, on the 'gram.”
We’re Keeping A Running List Of Hoaxes And Misleading Posts About The Nationwide Police Brutality Protests
As thousands protest the death of George Floyd, BuzzFeed News is debunking the hoaxes and disinformation that have been spreading online.
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.
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.
Drudge referred roughly 8 million views to the site since November.
Trump’s Campaign And Fox News Are Attacking A Twitter Employee Because They Think He Fact-Checked The President. They Have The Wrong Guy.
“No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. “It's unfortunate to see individual employees targeted for company decisions.”
Donald Trump said mail-in ballots are fraudulent. Twitter said that wasn't the case.