The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content.
The mayor said he expects that any officer expressing racist, anti-Muslim, or menacing comments will be fired.
Zuckerberg announced that the company will make policy changes "to connect people with authoritative information about voting, crack down on voter suppression, and fight hate speech."
Jana Katsuyama reports.
“The policies we’re implementing today are designed to address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page announcing the changes.
Patagonia, REI and Northface are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the campaign.
The ads called on supporters to sign a petition and "stand with your President and his decision to declare ANTIFA a Terrorist Organization.“
PayPal and YouTube are among many tech companies that have pledged support to the black community in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
In a meeting with employees Tuesday, Zuckerberg stood behind his position which allows President Trump's controversial post "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" under freedom of expression.
Maureen Naylor reports.
The companies did not disclose financial terms. Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, Axios said the deal is valued around $400 million.
Facebook released an interactive COVID-19 map that shows how many people are reporting symptoms at the county level across the U.S.
Facebook has banned some pages promoting protests of stay-at-home mandates that challenge the government's advice about social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The new notice will be sent to users who have liked, reacted to, or commented on posts featuring harmful or false claims about COVID-19 after they have been removed by moderators.
Facebook has announced new tools to help researchers track social distancing and other efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like most restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic, it's a struggle for survival in big cities and small bedroom communities alike.
In light of the novel coronavirus outbreak/COVID-19, Facebook is encouraging Bay Area staff to work from home starting Friday, March 6 a spokesperson said on Thursday.
For anyone familiar with San Francisco's Chinatown it's clear something is off. Parking is easier, the sidewalks clear, the shops largely empty. Businesses say they've seen a dip in business since Covid-19 first appeared.
Christien Kafton reports.