Former President Donald Trump has been suspended from Facebook for two years after an oversight board ruling, the social media company announced.
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."
By upholding the suspension, the board has sided with Facebook for just the second time in the last six cases -- but said Facebook must reassess the decision within six months of the panel's decision.
Facebook’s oversight board said it will rule on Wednesday morning whether former President Donald Trump’s social media accounts can be reinstated after an indefinite suspension.
Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available to download for free on a website frequented by low-level hacking enthusiasts.
In a statement, Facebook said “a technical issue” caused people to have trouble accessing some apps and that it had been resolved.
Facebook said Monday it will add labels to all posts about COVID-19 vaccines containing “credible information” from the World Health Organization.
Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry" over the next three years.
Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Facebook's Oversight Board is calling for public input regarding the indefinite suspension of former President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts.
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.
A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Louisiana Walmart store in a brutal incident captured on social media.
Pennsylvania State Police in the Dublin Barracks stated 61-year-old Kris John Kinsey, of Durham Township, was arrested Friday, on the 700 block of Sunday Road, in a wooded area.
Facebook has reportedly sent out an internal memo about employee safety, warning staff to avoid wearing or carrying company branded items in public.
“I don’t like anybody being censored or taking away from the right to post a message on Twitter or Face(book). I don’t agree with that, I don’t accept that,” López Obrador said.
Tuesday's nonbinding resolution approved 10-1 is not a law and does not require the hospital to do anything.
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.
Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data on political ads-targeting the site.