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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook for the very first time on Thursday revealed numbers on the incidence of hate speech on its stage, stating that from every 10,000 content viewpoints in the third quarter, ...

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‘More power than traditional media’: Facebook and Twitter policies attacked

Republican senators have attacked the executives of both Facebook and Twitter for what they called censorship of both President Trump and his allies during the US election while De...


Ahead of US election, Facebook suspends political and new group recommendations

Late last week Facebook verified it had been temporarily halting recommendations for all political groups and some other new bands in the run-up to tomorrows hotly contested US pre...

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Tech CEO’s to defend key law in front of US Senate panel

The CEO’s of Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet will inform US lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday that a federal law protecting internet companies is essential to free expressio...

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Zuckerberg and Chan donate $100 million more to US election infrastructure

Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg along with his wife, Priscilla Chan, have stated that they will donate an extra $100 million to support election officials and fina...


Facebook bans ‘militarized’ calls for poll watching

Facebook has prohibited calls for poll watching that use “militarized language” as it tightened a slew of restrictions before US elections next month amid mounting alar...


Organisers of the Facebook ad boycott ask EU businesses to join campaign

Organisers of a Facebook advertising boycott stated on Thursday the effort would”not go away” until their concerns were addressed and they would request advertisers in ...

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Facebook fails to protect civil rights, audit says

Facebook’s decisions to allow controversial posts by President Donald Trump established a “terrible precedent” that could allow the platform to be “weaponiz...

Roger Stone

Facebook takes down accounts and pages of Trump ally Roger Stone

Facebook has removed 50 personal and professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone, who is due to report to prison next week.

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Facebook ad boycott organizers see ‘no commitment to action’ in Zuckerberg meeting

Organisers of a growing Facebook advertising boycott said they saw “no commitment to action” after meeting with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.

Tech Titans

US platform chiefs to testify before House antitrust panel later this month

The Chief Executive Officers of some of the worlds leading platform businesses,  Amazon.com, Apple Inc, Google and Facebook will appear before a US House of Representatives panel o...


P&G says will not disclose advertising decisions as Facebook ad boycott grows

Procter & Gamble will not make any announcements about its activities on advertising platforms, in response to a question about whether it will join the growing ad boycott agai...


Facebook will label newsworthy posts that break rules as ad boycott widens

Facebook has said it will start labelling newsworthy content that violates the social media company’s policies, and label all posts and ads about voting with links to authori...


Facebook closes political ads loophole ahead of US election

Facebook has said it would affix labels to political ads shared by users on their own feeds, closing what critics have said for years was a glaring loophole in the company’s ...