Facebook's Oversight Board Finally Hearing Cases, 2 Years After Being First AnnouncedFacebook's court-like Oversight Board for appealing content decisions will now begin receiving cases, officials of the social media giant headquartered in Menlo Park said Thursday.
Facebook To Ban All Pages, Groups Associated With QAnonFacebook announced Tuesday that it will ban all pages, groups and Instagram accounts associated with the conspiracy theory QAnon from its platform.
San Mateo Man Accused Of Lewd Acts With Minors, Soliciting Pics On Fake Instagram ProfileA San Mateo man has been arrested and faces multiple charges for allegedly committing lewd acts with minors and soliciting sexual photos with boys through a fake Instagram account.
Instagram, Facebook Users Report Brief Outage For Both Social Media PlatformsUsers were reporting an outage causing slowness for both Facebook and Instagram late Thursday morning, according to reports.
'Stop Hate For Profit' Facebook Boycott Organizers Back With New Action, Targets InstagramThe coalition that led the boycott that saw some of the world's biggest companies pull their ads from Facebook in July announced a week of new action against the company based in Menlo Park.
'Voices of San Quentin'; Instagram Page Portrays Prisoners, Families Cut Off By COVIDThe worsening coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison has led to suspensions of inmate privileges such as telephone access, leaving inmates and their families cut-off from each other, an issue one group is calling attention to on social media.
Instagram's TikTok Clone Is Going GlobalInstagram believes that it can do TikTok better than TikTok — and this August, people will be able to decide for themselves.
Instagram Bans All Content Promoting Conversion TherapyInstagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, after activists called on it to block providers from advertising their services online.
Facebook Exec Admits 'Trust Deficit' As Advertiser Boycott AcceleratesA Facebook executive acknowledged Tuesday that the social media giant faces a "trust deficit" amid a widening advertiser revolt over misinformation and hate speech on the platform.
Patagonia Joins Growing Facebook Advertiser BoycottPatagonia, the outdoor apparel brand, said it will join a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram being led by a coalition of civil rights groups.
Facebook And Instagram Will Allow US Users To Block Political AdsFacebook and Instagram said they will let US users turn off political ads in their feeds.
Black Squares Flood Instagram As Entertainment Industry Blacks Out To Protest George Floyd DeathBlack square after black square was posted on Instagram Tuesday after artists, performers and musicians joined in a social media blackout to protest the death of George Floyd and other blacks at the hands of the police.
Facebook Buying Popular GIF Platform Giphy In $400 Million DealOne of Facebook's biggest acquisitions in recent memory is for a service commonly used to find GIFs.
'He's Extremely Paranoid About Facebook's Popularity': Sarah Frier On Mark Zuckerberg & New Book On Instagram 'No Filter'A new Simon & Schuster book takes readers behind the scenes of the creation of Instagram and why Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook bought the mobile app for $1 billion.
Facebook Says It Removed 3.2 Billion Fake Accounts In 6 MonthsFacebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months.