Twitter, Google, Facebook CEOs To Face Grilling From Republican SenatorsLess than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Democrats want to expand the discussion to include issues such as the companies’ impact on local news.
Senate Republicans Order Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To TestifyThe GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas.
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.
Zuckerberg, Chan Donate $100M More to Help Election OfficesFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Tuesday donated an additional $100 million to local election offices to help them prepare for November as some conservatives stepped up their efforts to stop the funds from being used.
Facebook Will Ban Holocaust Denial Posts Under Hate Speech PolicyFacebook is expanding its hate speech policy to include content that "denies or distorts the Holocaust."
Facebook To Reject Ads That Spread Doubt On Election Results, MethodsFacebook said Wednesday it will not accept ads that seek to delegitimize the results of the 2020 US election or that speculate voting will lead to illegitimate outcomes.
'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.
Facebook To Give Paid Time Off To Employees Who Volunteer As Poll WorkersFacebook will give additional paid time off to employees who volunteer as poll workers during the election.
Facebook To Limit Some Advertising In Week Before Election, Remove Voting, COVID-19 MisinformationBracing for a contentious election with no immediate results and possible “civil unrest,” Facebook is enacting a host of measures to ensure its platform is not used to sow chaos and spread misinformation before, during and after the U.S. presidential election.
Jacob Blake Protests: Zuckerberg Admits 'Operational Mistake' In Failure To Remove Kenosha Militia Facebook PageFacebook made an "operational mistake" this week in failing to remove a page that encouraged armed Americans to take to the streets of Kenosha, Wisc., CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.
Zuckerberg Interviewed By FTC Over Two Days As Part Of Antitrust ProbeFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified over the course of two days this week before the Federal Trade Commission as part of its antitrust investigation into the company's business practices.
Reports: Facebook Fires Employee Who Shared Proof of Right Wing FavoritismFacebook fired a senior engineer this week who collected evidence showing the social media company giving preferential treatment to right wing accounts.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Now Worth $100 BillionMark Zuckerberg has joined the world's most exclusive club of the ultra rich.
Facebook Removes Trump Post Falsely Claiming Children Are 'Almost Immune' To COVID-19Bay Area-based social media giant Facebook on Wednesday confirmed it had removed a post from President Donald Trump's page for containing false claims about COVID-19.
2 San Francisco Supervisors Join Movement to Remove Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Name From City HospitalTwo San Francisco supervisors announced Thursday that they support a growing movement to remove Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's name from the city-operated public hospital.