Facebook announced Wednesday it is banning ads that “praise, support or represent” QAnon and any militarized social movements on the platform.
Four people are behind a federal lawsuit against Facebook, accused shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, and a former Kenosha alderman.
Celebs are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” to protest against the failure of Facebook to stop hateful content and curb election misinformation.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a tense clash with Axios editor-in-chief Mike Allen over the suggestion that Facebook is a "right-wing echo chamber."
Alain Cocq had planned to show what he expects will be a painful end to his life after he announced on Friday that he was stopping all food and drink.
Facebook announced a new research partnership to study the role its social media platforms have on society during elections.
With just two months left until the U.S. presidential election, Facebook says it is taking additional steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election “civil unrest.”
The Australian measure would require Facebook to compensate media organizations for its use of their stories.
Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group's page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid violent protests after police shot Jacob Blake, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says.
Facebook says it will restrict the right-wing conspiracy movement QAnon and will no longer recommend that users join groups supporting it, although the company isn’t banning it outright.
Facebook will no longer allow political entities to promote social issues, political or election content with its news exemption feature.
The university’s goal is to collect information that could help researchers in forecasting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week, the social network applied labels to posts by President Donald Trump and by Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, among others.
The country’s leading infectious disease expert is slated to talk with the social media CEO during a July 16 chat on Facebook.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Starbucks and Coca-Cola are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign.
“The policies we’re implementing today are designed to address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page announcing the changes.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters.
The companies did not disclose financial terms. Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, Axios said the deal is valued around $400 million.
Facebook has banned some pages promoting protests of stay-at-home mandates that challenge the government's advice about social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.