Continue Reading... Facebook Says It Removed Record Number of Disinformation Campaigns in December
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Facebook Says It Removed Record Number of Disinformation Campaigns in December

In most of those countries, the networks were focused on forthcoming elections and run by domestic groups The activity spanned…

Continue Reading... Facebook Provides Clarification on Why It Pulled ‘Kisan Ekta Morcha’ Page for Hours
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Facebook Provides Clarification on Why It Pulled ‘Kisan Ekta Morcha’ Page for Hours

Facebook said that the page was flagged as spam by its automated systems Facebook pulled the Kisan Ekta Morcha page…

Continue Reading... Facebook Moderators Pressured to Return to Hyderabad Office Despite COVID-19 Concerns
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Facebook Moderators Pressured to Return to Hyderabad Office Despite COVID-19 Concerns

Facebook moderators were reportedly pressured by their employer Genpact to return to office despite safety concerns over the ongoing coronavirus-induced…

Continue Reading... Facebook to Ban Content That Denies or Distorts the Holocaust
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Facebook to Ban Content That Denies or Distorts the Holocaust

  Facebook said on Monday it was updating its hate speech policy to ban any content that denies or distorts…

Continue Reading... Facebook, Twitter Take Action Over Trump’s Misleading COVID-19 Posts
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Facebook, Twitter Take Action Over Trump’s Misleading COVID-19 Posts

Facebook and Twitter took action on posts from US President Donald Trump on Tuesday for violating their rules against coronavirus…

Continue Reading... Facebook Merges Messenger With Instagram’s Direct Messages
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Facebook Merges Messenger With Instagram’s Direct Messages

  Photo-sharing platform Instagram on Wednesday started rolling out the option to connect Instagram direct messages with Messenger. It means…

Continue Reading... Twitter Restores ‘Mistakenly’ Locked, Limited Accounts
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Twitter Restores ‘Mistakenly’ Locked, Limited Accounts

  Twitter on Wednesday said it has restored accounts that were mistakenly locked or limited, hours after some users reported…

Continue Reading... Facebook Says It Will No Longer Show Health Groups in Recommendations
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Facebook Says It Will No Longer Show Health Groups in Recommendations

  Facebook will no longer show health groups in its recommendations, the social media giant announced on Thursday, saying it…

Continue Reading... Facebook Confirms Zuckerberg Interviewed in US FTC Investigation
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Facebook Confirms Zuckerberg Interviewed in US FTC Investigation

HIGHLIGHTS Zuckerberg was interviewed remotely by the FTC In July 2019, Facebook agreed to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine…

Continue Reading... Facebook Has Not Shared ‘Evidence’ of Serious International Crimes in Myanmar
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Facebook Has Not Shared ‘Evidence’ of Serious International Crimes in Myanmar

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment Facebook is accused of not releasing evidence of “international…

Continue Reading... Turkey Passes Law to Regulate Social Media Content
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Turkey Passes Law to Regulate Social Media Content

HIGHLIGHTS The law requires social media sites to appoint Turkish representatives President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party had backed the…

Continue Reading... TikTok Under Scrutiny in Australia Over Security, Data Concerns
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TikTok Under Scrutiny in Australia Over Security, Data Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS PM Scott Morrison said his government was “having a good look” at TikTok TikTok opened an office in Australia…