• Facebook warns that its U.S. privacy punishment could hit $5 billion

    Facebook said on Wednesday that a federal investigation into its privacy practices could cost the company as much as $5 billion. In its quarterly results reported to investors, Facebook said that for now it was setting aside $3 billion to pay in potential penalties to the Federal Trade Commission but that the eventual number could […]

  • Mark Zuckerberg Leveraged Facebook User Data to Fight Rivals and Help Friends, Leaked Documents Show

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that data, according to about 4,000 pages of leaked company documents largely spanning 2011 to 2015 and obtained by NBC News. The documents, which include emails, […]

  • Facebook Extends Ban on Hate Speech to ‘White Nationalists’

    Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The company previously allowed such material even though it has long banned white supremacists. The social network said Wednesday that it didn’t apply the ban previously to expressions of white nationalism because it linked such […]

  • Facebook will begin removing misinformation about vaccines from pages, groups

    The world’s largest social media site will soon take aim against anti-vaxxers. Facebook will start by lowering the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations in its news feed and search options, a representative said Wednesday. “These groups and pages will not be included in recommendations or in predictions when you type […]

  • Woman who called Michelle Obama an ‘ape’ defrauded FEMA of $18K

    The West Virginia woman who made national headlines in 2016 when she was placed on leave from a county development organization over a demeaning Facebook post about then-first lady Michelle Obama has now pleaded guilty to defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of thousands of dollars of disaster benefits. Pamela Taylor, 57, admitted on Tuesday that […]

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