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By Sheikh Saaliq, Krutika Pathi, Associated Press
Internal company documents on India highlight Facebook's constant struggles in quashing abusive content on its platforms in the world's biggest democracy. Communal and religious tensions in India have a history of boiling over on social media and stoking violence.
By Isabel Debre, Fares Akram, Associated Press
Internal company documents show the problems are far more systemic than just a few innocent mistakes, and that Facebook has understood the depth of these failings for years while doing little about it.
By Jon Gambrell, Jim Gomez, Associated Press
Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Thousands of pages of internal documents provided to Congress by a former employee depict an internally conflicted company where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions, much less the will to act on them, are halting at…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump says his goal in launching the Trump Media & Technology Group and its "Truth Social" app is to create a rival to the Big Tech companies that have shut him out and denied him the megaphone that was paramount…
By Associated Press
Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the…
By Amanda Seitz, Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
Nearly all Americans agree that the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem. Most also think individual users, along with social media companies, bear a good deal of blame for the situation.
Facebook's vice president of infrastructure said that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp going dark was "caused not by malicious activity, but an error of our own making."…
By News Desk
Frances Haugen, a former data scientist for Facebook, testified to Congress on Oct. 5 about the tech giant’s negligence of acknowledging its societal harms, particularly to children.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
A former Facebook data scientist told Congress on Tuesday that the social network giant's products harm children and fuel polarization in the U.S. while its executives refuse to change because they elevate profits over safety.
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