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.
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.
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 media relations chief Anthony Harrison says, “Our priority is the health and safety of our teams, so out of an abundance of caution, we canceled our Global Marketing Summit due to the evolving public health risks related to coronavirus.”
Privacy advocates hail Illinois' strict biometric privacy law as the nation's strongest form of protection in the commercial use of such data, and it has survived ongoing efforts by the tech industry and other businesses to weaken it.
Profit and revenue both handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations.
Facebook's policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without fact-checking them or censoring them, even if they contain lies.
House Financial Services Committee's immediate focus was Facebook's plans for the currency, to be called Libra. Zuckerberg took pains to reassure lawmakers that his company won't move forward with Libra without explicit approval from all U.S. financial regulators.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators.
Facebook's CEO announced new security measures aimed at combating misinformation on the social media platform ahead of the 2020 election.
Mark Zuckerberg wants to demolish and rebuild four houses that he owns in Palo Alto, but the city board is saying not so fast.
The new Instagram feature is expected to lure SnapChat fans over to Instagram.