Britain's Fake News Inquiry Says Facebook And Google's Algorithms Should Be Audited By UK Regulators
A leaked copy of the MPs' report was published online on Friday, two days ahead of its official release. It warns democracy is under threat from disinformation on social media and the "relentless targeting of hyper-partisan views".
Departing Facebook Security Officer's Memo: "We Need To Be Willing To Pick Sides"
In a brutally honest note about his departure, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos calls on his colleagues “to intentionally not collect data where possible” and listen to people when they say a feature is “creepy.”
Mark Zuckerberg Defended The Right Of Holocaust Deniers To Post On Facebook
The Facebook CEO later clarified, "I personally find Holocaust denial deeply offensive. ... Our goal with fake news is not to prevent anyone from saying something untrue — but to stop fake news and misinformation spreading across our services."