A judge ruled on Friday that Facebook owner Meta repeatedly and intentionally violated Washington campaign-finance law, and must pay penalties, the Washington state Attorney General’s Office said.
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Amazon has filed a lawsuit against administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups it accuses of coordinating fake reviews in exchange for money or free products.
Researchers combed through thousands of misogynistic, hate-filled messages in women’s DMs on Instagram and found that Meta failed to act on their incident reports 90% of the time.
Facebook parent company Meta will pay $90 million to settle a privacy lawsuit over its use of “cookies” in 2010 and 2011 that tracked people online.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings report shared this week revealed a drop in its daily active users, a first in its history.
Instagram is rolling out new features, including one that urges teens to take breaks from the app, amid scrutiny on the Facebook-owned platform.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on Wednesday to weigh in possible legislative changes to Section 230.
The U.K.'s antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform.
A group of state attorneys general are investigating Instagram and its effects on children and young adults, saying its parent company Facebook — recently renamed Meta Platforms — ignored research about the harms it causes to young people.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company is rebranding itself as Meta, an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future.
As false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine COVID-19 response, documents reveal that Facebook took a full month to implement changes.
Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product — and of the carefully crafted image it’s spent over a decade selling despite problems like misinformation, human trafficking, and pervasive extremist groups on its platform.
Ex-Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen told U.K. lawmakers Monday that the company is making online hate and extremism worse.
Internal Facebook files reveal that in some of the world’s most volatile regions, terrorist content and hate speech proliferate because of the company’s language gaps.
“On some occasions, Facebook failed to provide relevant information to the Board, while in other instances, the information it did provide was incomplete,” the Facebook Oversight Board said in its quarterly transparency report.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says a Facebook representative provided false testimony in a lawsuit that accuses the company of violating state campaign finance laws.
“On National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Day in the US, we’re announcing updates to our global bullying and harassment policies to better protect members of our community, particularly those who may be vulnerable to online abuse,” Facebook said in a news release.
Facebook’s oversight board will be meeting with whistleblower Frances Haugen in the coming weeks in an effort to push for greater transparency and accountability from the social media giant, the panel said.
Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, will speak with members of the January 6 Select Committee to discuss the social media platform’s role in the events of the Capitol riot.