Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers.
Facebook removed a video of an interview with former President Donald Trump conducted by his daughter-in-law Lara Trump, saying any content "in the voice of Donald Trump" would be scrubbed from the social media platform.
As malicious conspiracy theories continue to spread, lawmakers are pounding the social media companies over their market dominance, harvesting of user data and practices that some believe actually encourage the spread of engaging but potentially harmful misinformation.
Illinois Facebook users may be entitled to at least $345 each after a federal judge approved a $650 million settlement in a lawsuit over Facebook's photo-tagging technology dating back to 2015.
Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Facebook's Oversight Board is calling for public input regarding the indefinite suspension of former President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Anyone who searches on Facebook for terms related to the Holocaust or Holocaust denial will see a message labeled “Learning about the Holocaust,” which includes a link to read credible information about the Nazi genocide.
Facebook has reportedly sent out an internal memo about employee safety, warning staff to avoid wearing or carrying company branded items in public.
President Donald Trump won’t have access to his Facebook or Instagram accounts for the foreseeable future.
Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms.
The antitrust lawsuits were announced by the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General Letitia James.
The social network said it will remove any Facebook or Instagram posts with false information about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts.
“We’re seeing exactly what we expected, which is not enough, especially in the case of Facebook,” said Shannon McGregor, an assistant professor of journalism and media at the University of North Carolina.
Facebook is facing its toughest challenge yet: an election complicated by a pandemic, a deeply divided nation lured by conspiracy theories and alternate versions of reality.
Facebook says it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.
These onions are arousing some suspicion over their content.
Facebook has removed more than 275 accounts that used fake profiles to pose as conservative Americans. The platform announced Thursday that it's also banned an Arizona-based marketing firm that its investigation found was behind the fake accounts.
Alain Cocq had planned to show what he expects will be a painful end to his life after he announced on Friday that he was stopping all food and drink.
Facebook announced a new research partnership to study the role its social media platforms have on society during elections.
The mayor said he expects that any officer expressing racist, anti-Muslim, or menacing comments will be fired.