Facebook on Wednesday suspended a network of social media accounts it said were used to spread divisive political messages online by employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and two of his sons.Add your comment!
Germany is determined to expand its attempts to regulate online hate speech even as Facebook promises to do more to clean up its site after a global advertiser boycott, with politicians saying the issue is too important to leave to self-regulation.Add your comment!
Organizers of the Facebook ad boycott vowed on Tuesday to continue their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer meaningful action on curbing hateful content.Add your comment!
Advertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish from Facebook as of Thursday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site.Add your comment!
Brazilian antitrust watchdog Cade on Tuesday said it was revoking its previous decision suspending Facebook Inc’s recently launched WhatsApp payments messaging service in partnership with card processor Cielo SA.Add your comment!
Some companies have joined a boycott of Facebook after critics accused the social network of inadequately policing hateful and misleading content on its platform. Here's a list of companies that are planning to halt spending on social media.
Organizers of a Facebook advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the social media company to remove hate speech. The new chapter comes when PepsiCo had decided to stop advertising on Facebook Inc, according to Fox Business News.
Consumer giant Unilever, home to brands including Ben and Jerry's and Marmite, said on Friday it will stop advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the US until the end of 2020 due to the polarized election period there.
France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook was a “provocation” and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no deal was reached by year-end.
Facebook on Tuesday removed almost 900 accounts associated with the far-right Proud Boys and American Guard, including those belonging to Proud Boys supporters who marched into a protest zone in Seattle last Monday and confronted anti-racist demonstrators.