FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board said on Tuesday April 13, 2021, it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos, and videos that they think the company shouldn't have allowed to stay on its platforms. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Facebook Users Can Appeal Harmful Content to Oversight Board
  • 13 April 2021
The board said it will accept cases from users who object to content posted by...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed at a gathering for startup companies at Paris' Station F. Facebook has allowed groups, many tied to QAnon and militia movements, to glorify violence during the 2020 election, a new report has found. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Report: Extremist Groups Thrive on Facebook Despite Bans
  • 23 March 2021
Facebook acknowledged that its policy enforcement “isn't perfect,” but said the report distorts its work...
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FILE - This May 16, 2012 file photo shows the Facebook logo displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it is lifting its ban on political and social-issue ads put in place after the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Political candidates, groups and others will be able to place such ads starting Thursday, March 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Facebook Lifts Ban on US Political, Social Issue Ads
  • 3 March 2021
Facebook says it is lifting its ban on political and social-issue ads put in place...
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Did Facebook Ban Its Own Page in Australia?
  • 18 February 2021
In a sweeping ban of news in Australia, Facebook appears to have banned its own...
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A disclaimer is shown on the bottom of Australia's Bureau of Meteorology page on the Facebook app Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Tokyo. Australia's government has condemned Facebook over its shock move to prevent Australians sharing news that had also blocked some government communications. The Bureau of Meteorology's weather warnings, a Hobart women's shelter and the Betoota Advocate, a satirical website named after an Australian ghost town, were among those surprised to find their content blocked at least temporarily. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
In Surprise Move, Facebook Blocks News Access in Australia
  • 18 February 2021
Facebook acted after the House of Representatives passed legislation that would make it and Google...
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Did Facebook Apologize for Removing ‘Plymouth Hoe’ Posts?
  • 1 February 2021
Plymouth Hoe is a landmark in Devon, England. The social media site erroneously flagged the...
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‘Literally IDK’: Facebook Ad Confuses Teen Vogue and Everyone Else
  • 9 January 2020
Both Facebook and Teen Vogue were criticized for news-like content that initially carried no advertising...
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Are White Vans Being Used in Coordinated Human Trafficking Abductions?
  • 9 December 2019
Human trafficking scarelore stories make for frequent social media hoaxes.
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California Discloses Facebook Probe, Sues for Documents
  • 6 November 2019
California's attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook's privacy practices, as it sued the...
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Apple Commits $2.5B to Combat California Housing Crisis
  • 4 November 2019
The sum from Apple eclipses pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants Google and Facebook for...
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The Pressure Is Now on Facebook to Ban Political Ads, Too
  • 31 October 2019
Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up pressure on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to...
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Facebook Employees Sign Letter Opposing Political Ads Policy
  • 28 October 2019
Hundreds of Facebook employees have signed a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives...
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