Coca Cola Joins Facebook, Twitter Ad Boycott Over Hate Speech ContentBeverage giant Coca Cola has announced it was pulling millions of dollars in advertising earmarked for social media giants Facebook, Twitters and others for at least the month of July over their handing of hate speech.
Zuckerberg Gives In To Pressure, Announces Facebook Crackdown On Hate SpeechFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the social media giant will begin banning ads that scapegoat ethnic groups and minorities in addition to labeling potentially "harmful" posts from public figures following an advertising boycott campaign.
Unilever Halts Advertising On Facebook And Twitter, Stocks DiveShares of both Facebook and Twitter were down more than 7% in mid-day trading Friday after Unilever said it would pull its advertising from the social media companies for the rest of the year.
Twitter Puts Warning On Trump Tweet For 'Threat Of Harm' Against DC ProtestersTwitter on Tuesday put a warning label on a tweet from President Donald Trump.
Twitter To Give Workers Day Off To Vote In National ElectionsTwitter says it will give its U.S. employees Election Day off going forward and employees around the world paid time off to vote in national elections.
Trump Tweets Fake Toddlers Video; Twitter Labels It 'Manipulated Media'Twitter on Thursday night labeled a video tweeted by President Donald Trump as "manipulated media."
'For Me, It's Not Worth Selling Your Soul'; Bay Gym Owner's Angry Response To CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman's George Floyd TweetAn apology is not enough for angry Bay Area Crossfit gym franchise owners after Founder and CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman posted an insensitive tweet about George Floyd.
Tech Rights Group Sues To Block Trump Order Regulating Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checking His TweetsA tech-rights group sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. The president issued the order after Twitter put fact checks on two of his tweets.
Mark Zuckerberg Tries To Explain Inaction On Trump Posts To Outraged Facebook StaffFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought on Tuesday to ease employee outrage over his inaction on incendiary remarks recently posted by President Donald Trump.
Facebook Workers Slam Zuckerberg's Inaction On Trump Posts, Hold Virtual WalkoutSome Facebook employees staged a virtual walkout on Monday to protest CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to take action on a series of controversial posts from President Donald Trump last week.
Twitter Adds 'Glorifying Violence' Warning To Trump Tweet On George Floyd ProtestsTwitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about “glorifying violence."
Trump Signs Executive Order Against Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact CheckPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after San Francisco-based Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
Trump Tweets About 'Big Day' For Social Media; Tech Companies Fear What's Coming Next Bay Area tech giants Facebook and Twitter drew fire from both sides of the political spectrum Thursday while bracing for a possible executive order from President Donald Trump over monitoring political messaging on their platforms.
Appeals Court Sides With Tech Giants In Far-Right Activists' LawsuitA federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a far-right activist and a conservative nonprofit.
Trump Threatens To Shutdown Social Media After Twitter Flags His PostsPresident Donald Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday, threatening to shut down social media after the San Francisco-based company fact-check to two of his posts this week.