Facebook Inc said it would block U.S. President Donald Trump's accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took responsibility and faulted his company for not removing the page and event for a militia group before two people were killed at a protest in Kenosha, saying it was largely an operational mistake.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will tell a major antitrust hearing on Wednesday that the internet giant would not have succeeded without US laws fostering competition, but that the rules of the internet now need updating.
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.
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.
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday 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 election transparency measures.
A Facebook Inc employee who criticized Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to take action against inflammatory posts by US President Donald Trump this month said on Friday that the social media company had fired him.
The combined wealth of America's billionaires, including Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, jumped more than 19% or by half a trillion since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, according to a report published by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).
Facebook employees walked away from their work-from-home desks on Monday and took to Twitter to accuse Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing U.S. President Donald Trump’s posts as strictly as the rival platform has done.
Twitter announced on Wednesday it would ban political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media.