As part of efforts to put the Cambridge Analytica scandal and related issues behind it, Facebook said this week it's expanding its bug bounty program to include third-party apps and websites that could potentially misuse its data.
Facebook is now fact-checking images and video along with articles, using third-party organizations. New A.I. helps flag potential fakes for human review, but user flags and comments still help recognize what content might not be accurate.
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter appear before Congress today to address Russian meddling in US elections, and bias against conservatives. Lawmakers remain skeptical that technology companies can self-govern.
Facebook, the world’s number one social media platform, and subsidiary Instagram are apparently taking some holiday breaks on Labor Day. As of this writing, Facebook and Instagram were facing more than 30 minutes of downtime.
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The UN has released a report accusing the military in Myanmar of crimes against humanity -- and Facebook banned 20 people and organizations shortly after. The social network is widely used in the country as a source of news.
Around a million users followed Facebook and Instagram accounts linked to coordinated groups that misrepresented themselves and had ties to Iran and Russia. The social networks said that the groups were removed for coordinated deception.
Oculus may introduce a mid-tier VR headset during the Oculus Connect 5 conference in September. This is an assumption based on a response regarding the “Santa Cruz” headset that sources now claim will arrive in 2019's first quarter.
Do you report posts that are actually fake, or just the ones that you don't agree with? Facebook is now keeping track. Users who have a higher "trustworthiness" score will get flagged posts reviewed sooner than bad actors.
The Department of Justice and Facebook are embroiled in a legal dispute over the future of Messenger's privacy policies. The government is demanding it decrypt Messaenger to allow for wiretapping of criminal suspects. Facebook is refusing…
Facebook now owns a company that specializes in creating interactive live video experiences with polls, viewer comments, and more. Vidpresso says the change will help it bring the interactive tools to more users.
Facebook's messaging app for the under-13 crowd required parents, not kids, to initiate the process of adding a friend. Now kids can start the process by using a unique passphrase -- a feature that still requires parental approval.
Facebook is faltering, and the data prove it. User growth is slowing, employee outlooks are dipping, and young people are looking elsewhere. But for Facebook to fail, an alternative must arise. Who will it be?