A yearlong study concluded that Facebook had made little progress in moderating non-English-language content in India, the company’s largest market by users.
Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors
The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”
Old rules and moving targets create new challenges for regulators and Congress.
John Stanton and Laura Bassett are warning about what they believe the tech industry is doing to journalism, as thousands have lost their jobs this year alone.
A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.
Cops Across The US Have Been Exposed Posting Racist And Violent Things On Facebook. Here's The Proof.
A review of the Facebook accounts of thousands of officers around the US — the largest database of its kind — found officers endorsing violence against Muslims, women, and criminal defendants.
Analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that Boris Johnson is way ahead of the dozen-or-so other contenders at driving the conversation online, even when he's not trying.
Facebook's handling of a forged video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi baffles leading researchers.
“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”
Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.
Fears about PUBG’s violence and addictiveness led officials in the Indian state of Gujarat to ban the video game. But things didn’t stop there — soon young men were being arrested for gaming.
The video makes the House speaker appear to slur her words.
“I find this an odd time for Facebook to publicly pat themselves on the back.”
“Gloria has such a great life and such a beautiful family that I think anything that the writers have prepared for her, I’m going to be happy with.”
There are 1.56 billion daily active users on Facebook, and the platform disabled 2.19 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019. Plus, more disturbing stats from the company's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report.
Millions Of Young Women Are Being Targeted By Facebook Ads Depicting Nigel Farage As A Bloody-Eyed Vampire
Businesswoman Gina Miller's new group has spent almost £30,000 on the anti-Farage scare campaign, which aims to reach millions of young people.
The "other messages" folder is best kept closed.
Ocasio-Cortez expressed concerns after a House Oversight Committee hearing on facial recognition Wednesday.
Facebook hat offenbar Mitglieder einer EU-Expertengruppe unter Druck gesetzt, die Desinformation bekämpfen sollten
Facebook soll bei zu harter Regulierung damit gedroht haben, die Unterstützung für journalistische und akademische Projekte einzustellen.
"It’s a very strange sensation when you're pissed at the same person you’re concerned about," the actor said of his former Roseanne colleague on BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Months after the man who shot 51 Muslims to death inside two Christchurch mosques streamed the attacks on Facebook Live, Facebook wants to clamp down.
I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night.
Eine Analyse von BuzzFeed News zeigt, wie erfolgreich Rechtspopulisten ihre Anhänger zur Europawahl auf Facebook aktivieren – und dass andere Parteien praktisch keine Rolle spielen.
This is the third time in weeks the country has banned social media in the wake of religious tension.
Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.
The platform allows users to post mastectomy scar photos, but has much stricter laws for advertisers.
Bad actors stole pages that were auto-generated by Facebook and had millions of fans — and the company didn’t know it was happening.
Facebook And Instagram Are Banning Far-Right Influencers Like Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Milo Yiannopoulos, And Laura Loomer
A Facebook spokesperson said they have "always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology."
With Facebook usage in decline, particularly in the coveted 12- to 34-year-old demographic, the company is slowly porting its core features over to its relatively scandal-free sister site.
“Secret Crush” will let you pick a Facebook friend you like, and if they like you back, you’ll be notified.
Hide your kids, hide your likes.
Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday and Wednesday. After yet another scandal-ridden year, the company shared updates on its family of apps: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger.
I set up the critically reviled device in the BuzzFeed office and every one was utterly, truly delighted with it.
Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices. All good here, say investors.
Once again, the 😂 emoji does NOT imply sadness.
"Go back to work 6-8 weeks after having the baby. The baby that you spent 9-10 months growing inside of your body..."
A Sheriff's Deputy Is On Leave After Making Anti-Gay Comments On A Facebook Post About A Teen's Suicide
A Facebook post linked to a story on raising awareness about bullying in the LGBT community after a 15-year-old boy who was gay killed himself.
Some commentators have praised the Sri Lankan government's decision to temporarily shut down social media — but people in the country say Facebook is being centered in a discussion of violence with far more complex causes.
Social media will remain blocked while security forces investigate the bombings.
The Mueller report clearly describes how Russian trolls reached millions of people on Facebook, were quoted in major newspapers as real Americans, and even organized rallies.
Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.
It'll see organisations including the British National Party, Britain First and the English Defence League banned from Facebook.
If you haven't seen them yet, you're in for a treat.
This is how disinformation spread from fringe message boards and social media to far-right websites and cable news.
US Measles Outbreaks Are The “New Normal” Thanks To Europe’s Epidemic And Anti-Vaccine Campaigns, Experts Say
“Under-vaccinated areas in the US are the kindling and the huge numbers of infections overseas are the spark that ignites outbreaks here.”
Private Facebook groups have been a respite from online toxicity, even as the social media giant continues to suck at combating misinformation and abuse.
Never Again Canada’s creator says the page has "spiralled out of [his] hands.”