Facebook is facing its toughest challenge yet: an election complicated by a pandemic, a deeply divided nation lured by conspiracy theories and alternate versions of reality.
These onions are arousing some suspicion over their content.
Facebook has removed more than 275 accounts that used fake profiles to pose as conservative Americans. The platform announced Thursday that it's also banned an Arizona-based marketing firm that its investigation found was behind the fake accounts.
The move comes less than two months after Facebook said it would stop promoting the group and its adherents — but faltered with spotty enforcement.
Celebs are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” to protest against the failure of Facebook to stop hateful content and curb election misinformation.
Facebook announced a new research partnership to study the role its social media platforms have on society during elections.
The platform had temporarily banned ads and listings for hand sanitizer and wipes to help protect against inflated prices and hoarding amid the pandemic.
Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election.
Facebook removed a video posted by President Donald Trump for promoting false and misleading information about the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Wednesday.
The country’s leading infectious disease expert is slated to talk with the social media CEO during a July 16 chat on Facebook.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
“The policies we’re implementing today are designed to address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page announcing the changes.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters.
Speaking from an internal staff meeting that was livestreamed on his Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company will allow some of its employees to work from home permanently.
Facebook released an interactive COVID-19 map that shows how many people are reporting symptoms at the county level across the U.S.
Facebook says a bug in its anti-spam system is blocking the publication of links to news stories about the coronavirus.
Facebook’s Twitter and Instagram accounts appeared to be hacked Friday afternoon.
UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh welcomed its newest and most adorable neighbors on World Kindness Day, dressing them in tiny Mister Rogers-style cardigans.
Facebook, which has been caught in a bipartisan battle over political ads, is waging a different type of war against -- eggplants and peaches?
Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds .