Former CIA Agent Aaron Berman, who served at the CIA between March 2002 and July 2019, takes over election policing at Facebook. Aaron Berman, a 17-year veteran of the...
A law known as the Online News Act has caused Facebook and Instagram to follow through with blocking all news stories in Canada. Meta says it will block news from Facebook, Instagram in...
As a consequence of Facebook's alleged lack of cooperation with the state police in an investigation involving an imprisoned Indian citizen in Saudi Arabia, the Indian state of Karnataka has threatened to shut down Facebook's operations.
Meta whistleblower Frances Haugen has warned that if social media is not fixed, it could lead to the deaths of tens of millions of people. She cites examples such as Facebook's role in spreading religious hatred in...
Two districts in San Diego County are part of a larger group of 16 districts that have filed a lawsuit against over a dozen social media companies in a San Francisco federal court. The lawsuit aims to hold Facebook, Twitter, and other companies responsible for contributing to the mental health crisis by exposing children to harmful content and cyberbullying.
Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That told the BBC in an interview that the company has scraped 30 billion photos without users' knowledge over the years from various sources, including Facebook, to build its facial recognition database.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) played a direct role in policing permissible speech on social media throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to confidential emails. Here are the the Facebook COVID files: emails that reveal the CDC's role in silencing COVID-19 dissent.
There are automated processes to try and retrieve an account whenever a user is locked out, including contacting Meta by phone or email, which is often a fruitless endeavor. Now, its been revealed that Facebook employees took bribes to hijack user accounts.
In an interview with Stratechery on October 12, Mark Zuckerberg talked about the rise of TikTok and the fall of Facebook, calling it a sort of missed opportunity.
A report published Saturday revealed that social media giants Meta—Facebook's parent company—and TikTok are driving traffic to content promoting a military coup to overthrow Brazil's democracy.