Silicon Valley Tech Giants May Find Future Shaped By EuropeThe likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe’s culture of tougher oversight of companies, not America’s laissez-faire attitude, which could soon rule their industry.
Facebook Manager: Fact Checking Fake News Works, Just Too SlowlyFacebook’s effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — though that finding comes with a major caveat.
Russia-Backed Facebook Page Colored with Hot-Button Phrases"Being Patriotic" was among 470 pages and accounts that Facebook shut down in recent weeks in response to a congressional probe into Russia's meddling in last year's election.
Facebook COO Sandberg Favors Release Of Russia-Linked AdsA top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should “absolutely” be released to the public.
Loved Ones Turn To Social Media To Find People Missing In WildfiresDesperate family members and friends pleaded on social media for help finding loved ones missing amid California’s wildfires.
Facebook's Sandberg To Meet With House Intelligence CommitteeThe leaders of the House Intelligence Committee are planning to meet with Facebook’s chief operating officer amid the company’s discovery of Russia-linked ads that ran before and after the 2016 election.
Zuckerberg Sorry For Virtual Tour Of Devastated Puerto RicoMark Zuckerberg has apologized for showcasing Facebook’s virtual reality capability with a tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
Big Tech Rushing To Aid Of Puerto RicoFacebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
Facebook To Testify To Congress In Russia InvestigationFacebook says it has accepted House and Senate intelligence committees' invitations to testify at hearings on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Facebook, Google Admit False Stories Spread After Vegas MassacreFalse news that erroneously named a suspect in the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday spread on Google and Facebook before the services removed the posts in question.
Facebook Gives Russia-Linked Ads To CongressFacebook is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency.
AP Source: Facebook To Turn Over Russia-Linked AdsSocial media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency.