Hundreds Of Millions Of Phone Numbers Once Tied To Facebook Accounts Posted OnlineA feature that Facebook shut down in the wake of last year's Cambridge Analytica scandal came back to haunt it on Wednesday.
Facebook Debuts Vaccine Pop-Up Windows To Stop Spread Of MisinformationA new feature is rolling out on Facebook and Instagram to combat the spread of anti-vaccine misinformation.
Facebook Will Stop Automatic 'Tag Suggestions' On Your Friends' Faces In PhotosFacebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they "tag" them.
Facebook Tightens Political Ad Rules, But Leaves LoopholesFacebook is tightening its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential elections, an acknowledgement of previous misuse.
Facebook Staff Had Concerns About 'Sketchy' Cambridge Analytica Year Before 2016 ElectionIn the emails, Facebook employees discussed for months how they would look into Cambridge Analytica's practices.
Lawmaker Shoved By Anti-Vaccine Protester Says Facebook Should Remove VideoA California state senator is criticizing Facebook for refusing to remove a video of an anti-vaccine protester shoving him in the back.
Facebook Study On Alleged Bias Against Conservatives ReleasedThe audit came at Facebook's request last year, following repeated claims of anti-conservative bias, including from President Donald Trump.
Facebook Rolls Out Tool To Block Off-Facebook Data GatheringFacebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about you on outside websites and apps.
Twitter Cracks Down After Identifying Chinese Campaign Against Hong Kong ProtestersTwitter will no longer accept advertisements from state-controlled media outlets, the company announced.
Twitter, Facebook Take Down Chinese Accounts Attempting To Undermine Hong Kong ProtestersA covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
UK Crackdown On Toxic, Violent Content Could Cost YouTube, Facebook, Instagram Huge FinesSocial media giants YouTube, Facebook and Instagram stand to lose millions of dollars in fines and even risk suspension in the UK, if they fail to remove toxic online videos.
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.
Facebook Reportedly Offers Media Outlets Millions To License ContentFacebook has reportedly offered several news outlets millions of dollars in exchange for the rights to display their content in a news section it plans on adding.
FBI Wants To Monitor Facebook, Instagram For Domestic Threats In Real TimeThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amounts of user data straight from social media platforms.