Facebook Sued By Muslim Civil Rights Group Over Hate SpeechA civil rights group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Thursday, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made "false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the social media site he founded removes hate speech and other rule-breaking materials.
Personal Data for Half-Billion Facebook Users Found on Hacker WebsitePersonal account details of more than 500 million Facebook users from more than 100 countries have been found on a website for hackers.
Supreme Court Unanimously Sides With Facebook In Text Message DisputeThe Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Facebook in a lawsuit over unwanted text notifications it sent, rejecting a claim that the messages violated the federal ban on robocalls.
San Jose Plan To Crack Down On Illegal Side Shows Targets Promoters On Social MediaA plan to crack down on sideshows and street racing before they hit the streets will be a topic of serious concern when San Jose city council members meet on Tuesday.
COVID Reopening: Facebook Plans To Begin Opening Bay Area Offices At 10% Capacity In MayMore than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced Facebook employees to work from home, the company is set to reopen its Bay Area offices at limited capacity starting in May.
Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs Testify On Misinformation, Extremism On Platforms In House HearingThe CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google face a new grilling by Congress Thursday, one focused on their efforts to prevent their platforms from spreading falsehoods and inciting violence.
Spokesman Says Trump Is Creating Social Network to Rival Twitter, FacebookFormer President Donald Trump is coming back to social media but this time with his own network, a Trump spokesperson told Fox News on Sunday.
Trump Tweet On 'Chinese Virus' Sparked Rising Use Of Anti-Asian Hashtags, UCSF Study FindsA tweet by former President Donald Trump in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has been attributed to a precipitous rise in anti-Asian hashtags on the social media platform, according to a new UCSF study.
Capitol Siege: Bay Area Rep. Zoe Lofgren Releases Massive Social Media Report On GOP Colleagues Who Voted To Overturn ElectionRep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) has quietly posted a nearly 2,000-page report documenting social media posts by her Republican colleagues who voted against certifying results of the presidential election on January 6.
Fed Judge in SF Approves $650 Million Facebook Privacy Lawsuit SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users.
Twitter Announces 'Super Follows,' Will Let Users Charge Followers To See Premium PostsTwitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people.
Oakley School Board Interim Trustees Vote to Fill Vacant Seats; Reject Special ElectionThere is now a plan in place to fill the vacant seats on the Oakley Union Elementary School District board, with interim trustees unanimously voting Thursday night to appoint community members to the vacant seats.
Oakley School Board Resignations Likely to Slow Classroom Reopening PlanLess than a week has passed since the entire Oakley school board resigned after being caught on a hot mic bashing parents, and now the district is working to figure out how to fill their empty seats.
Oakley School Board Resignations Spotlight Rift Between Educators, Parents Over Reopening PolicyWhat happened in Oakley this week is now part of a statewide fight over reopening schools.
WeChat Litigation Put On Hold At Request Of U.S. Government LawyersLawyers representing the United States asked a San Francisco federal court on Thursday to suspend litigation over the government's attempt to shut down the WeChat messaging app in the United States.