New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, MisinformationA new whistleblower is taking on Menlo Park-based Facebook just a couple weeks after Frances Haugen testified to members of Congress the tech giant chooses profit over safety.
Facebook Oversight Board Criticizes Company's Transparency Regarding VIPsFacebook’s semi-independent oversight board says the company has fallen short of full disclosure on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules.
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.
Facebook Mulls Political-Advertising Blackout In Days Before 2020 ElectionFacebook is considering banning political advertising on its platform in the days leading up to the U.S. presidential election in November and the ban has been under consideration since last fall, according to a source familiar with the discussions.
Facebook Flags User Who Copied Trump Posts To Demonstrate Site's HypocrisyA Facebook page which copies President Trump word-for-word was flagged for violence and had a post removed while the president's original was left untouched.
Social Video Service TikTok Unblocks U.S. Teen Who Posted on China MuslimsChinese-owned video app TikTok says it has unblocked a U.S. teenager and restored her viral video condemning China’s treatment of its Muslim minority.
Facebook Face-Off: Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Launches New Social NetworkWould you pay to join a social network? Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales thinks up to 500 million people could.
Facebook's Former Security Chief Says Zuckerberg Should Step Aside As CEOFacebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network.
What Happened and What Comes Next in Facebook Data BreachFor users, Facebook's revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next?
Yelp Pops After Q2 Profit Tops ExpectationsThe San Francisco-based company's second-quarter results blew past Wall Street expectations and its stock soared almost 14 percent in after-hours trading.
Longtime Online Photo-Sharing Site Flickr Sold to SmugMugSmugMug, a company that lets photographers sell and share their photos, has acquired Flickr, a pioneering rival for sharing photos online.
Mueller Turns Attention to Trump Campaign Ties to Cambridge AnalyticaSpecial counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing connections between President Trump's campaign and Cambridge Analytica which harvested data from more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.
Facebook Under Fire for Failure to Prevent Data Leaks, Election MeddlingFacebook has a problem it just can't kick: People keep exploiting it in ways that could sway elections and, in the worst cases, even undermine democracy.
Facebook Bans Data Firm Tied to Trump Campaign That Tapped 50 Million User ProfilesFacebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, over allegations that it held onto improperly obtained user data after telling Facebook it had deleted the information.
Russia-Backed Facebook Page Colored with Hot-Button Phrases"Being Patriotic" was among 470 pages and accounts that Facebook shut down in recent weeks in response to a congressional probe into Russia's meddling in last year's election.