“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.
Video game addiction, screen dependency and intimacy disorders can all stem from spending too much time online. That’s why a former tech worker opened a behavioral addiction treatment facility called ‘Restart on the East Side’ more than a decade ago.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
Facebook shares also dropped more than 5% as the hours-long outage continued Monday.
Instagram is putting a pause on the development of Instagram kids, geared towards children under 13, so it can address concerns about access and content.
Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was serving as lead plaintiff in the class-action suits, claiming he has been wrongfully censored by the companies.
Facebook will no longer ban posts suggesting COVID-19 was man-made amid mounting calls to further investigate the pandemic’s origins, marking a reversal for the social media giant.
The company explained that the company was looking for more ways to give people control over their experience.
A member of Facebook's Oversight Board criticized the platform in the wake of its indefinite ban on former President Donald Trump, saying Facebook's rules are in "shambles" and that the company "exercises too much power."
Facebook said Monday it will add labels to all posts about COVID-19 vaccines containing “credible information” from the World Health Organization.
Illinois Facebook users may be entitled to at least $345 each after a federal judge approved a $650 million settlement in a lawsuit over Facebook's photo-tagging technology dating back to 2015.
Anyone who searches on Facebook for terms related to the Holocaust or Holocaust denial will see a message labeled “Learning about the Holocaust,” which includes a link to read credible information about the Nazi genocide.
The social network said it will remove any Facebook or Instagram posts with false information about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts.
Facebook is facing its toughest challenge yet: an election complicated by a pandemic, a deeply divided nation lured by conspiracy theories and alternate versions of reality.
Facebook says the new policy “is supported by the well-documented rise in anti-Semitism globally and the alarming level of ignorance about the Holocaust, especially among young people.”
Mark Zuckerberg says data shows an increase in anti Semitic violence.