“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.
The social network also said it will start blocking some ads in the US starting later this summer.
“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"Although the post had a troubling historical reference, we decided to leave it up because the National Guard references meant we read it as a warning about state action, and we think people need to know if the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."
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
Despite a spike in readership during the coronavirus outbreak, news organizations haven't been successful in converting the surge in traffic to revenue.
Three years ago, Mark Zuckerberg considered buying the Chinese company that became the basis of TikTok. Now he's demonizing it to make the case against regulating Facebook.
The new “by Facebook” label won’t make it harder to break up Facebook. But it will let people know what products they’re using.
Digital political advertising is a lawless Wild West. Until rules can be enforced, there's no responsible way for tech giants to participate.
BuzzFeed News found no evidence that TikTok blocks pro–Hong Kong democracy videos — or that many American teens were interested in the protests.
As leaked audio shows Mark Zuckerberg worrying about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the site’s “I Voted” button could help tip the election for the president or another candidate.
A shockingly simple work-around allows your followers to share private photos and videos posted to both Facebook and Instagram.
Internal documents show Facebook’s own marketing strategy was influenced by what it learned from its valued customer, the Trump campaign.
Last May, Facebook promised to create a “Clear History” function it said would give users more control over their data. Nine months later it's nowhere to be found and sources say it's a key example of the company's “reactionary” way of dealing with privacy concerns.
The departure of both men named Chris represents a dramatic change at the social network, which just reorganized its leadership structure last March.
According to a New York Times report, federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the records of at least two smartphone companies.
“Frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services.”
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is probably just wearing an eye patch as some sort of twee affect.
Mark Zuckerberg began the year promising that he would fix Facebook. He didn’t, and 2018 has only presented more problems.
The reality of Silicon Valley is that it’s commerce by any means necessary. And the reality of Sandberg is that she’s excellent at it.
Silicon Valley at last conceded this year that things in India and other developing markets were far from rosy.
Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Has “Altered Its DNA” As He Reflects On His 2018 Goal To Fix The Company
You might think Facebook had a bad year in 2018. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a year-end post that at least progress was made.
A seemingly endless parade of privacy scandals has dredged up an existential question for the company.
“It’s the bunker mentality. These people have been under siege for 600 days now. They’re getting tired, getting cranky — the only survival strategy is to quit or fully buy in.”
While Facebook maintains that Sandberg was not directly involved in a public relations firm's opposition research on Soros, it now acknowledges that she did in fact request research on the billionaire.
The last two years have shown that what the platform needs is something closer to an overhaul — stripping out some of the guts of a system that ruthlessly prioritizes engagement.
You’ll be able to specify a time limit for Instagram and Facebook usage and see how much time you’ve spent on each app.
Facebook’s proposed technology would analyze your #wifey tags, shared IP addresses, and photos to predict whom you live with.
Facebook Just Removed 82 Iranian-Tied Pages And Accounts Posting Divisive Trump And Kaepernick Memes
The move comes after the company suspended 652 fake pages, groups, and accounts in August for “coordinated, inauthentic behavior” associated with Iranian and Russian political influence operations.
“A company of its size and expertise should have known better and it should have done better.”