Trump Signs Executive Order Against Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact CheckPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after San Francisco-based Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
250 Facebook Employees Sign Letter To CEO Zuckerberg Denouncing Policy Of Allowing False Political AdsHundreds of Facebook employees have signed a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives saying they oppose the social network's policy of letting politicians lie in advertisements.
White House Proposal Would Have FCC, FTC Police Alleged Social Media CensorshipA draft executive order from the White House could put the Federal Communications Commission in charge of shaping how Facebook, Twitter and other large tech companies curate what appears on their websites.
Employees Urge Google Not To Launch Censored Search Engine In ChinaNearly 500 Google employees on Tuesday publicly urged their employer to cease building a censored search engine, code named Project Dragonfly, for the Chinese market.
Rights Groups Urge No Censored Google Search For ChinaMore than a dozen human rights groups have sent a letter to Google urging the company not to offer censored internet search in China.
Facebook Rejects Rubens in Fight Over Artistic NudityBelgian museums are uniting in protest against Facebook since they cannot promote Flemish Masters for fear of falling foul of the social media site's adult content rules and censorship.
Facebook Labels Declaration Of Independence 'Hate Speech'Facebook has apologized after the social media giant labeled the most famous document in American history as "hate speech."
Petaluma School Board Criticized After Valedictorian SilencedA Stanford-bound student silenced during her Petaluma High School graduation speech last week had plenty of people speaking up for her Tuesday night.
Valedictorian Claims High School Censored Graduation SpeechAn Illinois high school valedictorian has hired a lawyer after claiming school officials demanded he remove all religious references from his graduation speech.
Publix Refuses To Write 'Summa Cum Laude' On Graduation CakeA South Carolina teen had his graduation cake censored by a local supermarket after the store failed to understand what "summa cum laude" meant.
U.S. Veteran Who Created San Francisco's Veterans Alley Fights CensorshipA mural depicting a police killing transformed a welcome mural project in San Francisco into a back alley fight against censorship.
US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid ProtestsThe Trump administration stepped up its support for protesters in Iran on Tuesday, calling on the government to stop blocking Instagram and other social media sites while encouraging Iranians to use special software to circumvent controls.
Facebook Anonymously Launched Social Media App In ChinaFacebook anonymously launched a photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country.
Bay Area Artist Says His Black History Art Exhibit Is Being CensoredA San Francisco artist created an exhibit at a San Jose high school to mark Black History Month, but was forced to take it down after some parents complained it was too political.
Facebook Apologizes For Removing 'Napalm Girl' PhotoFacebook's chief operating officer has apologized to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for deleting a photograph from its pages and conceded that "we don't always get it right."