Ocasio-Cortez: Zuckerberg, Facebook ‘Bear Partial Responsibility’ For Capitol Riot

The congresswoman said that online radicalization on platforms like Facebook — which enjoy a “complete lack of accountability” — led to the attack. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: My Complete Medicare Save Up to 30% … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter could face punishing regulation for their role in U.S. Capitol riot, Democrats say

Facebook, Google and Twitter are staring down the prospect of harsh new punishments in Washington, as politically ascendant Democrats in Congress pledge to take fresh aim at Silicon Valley for its role in stoking the deadly riots at the U.S. … Read more…

Las viudas del covid: un grupo de Facebook le da apoyo a personas muy afectadas por esta pandemia

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Google, Facebook agreed to team up against possible antitrust action, draft lawsuit says – WSJ

Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google agreed to “cooperate and assist one another” in case of an investigation into their pact to work together in online advertising, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Monday. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

U.S. vs. Facebook: Inside the tech giant’s behind-the-scenes campaign to battle back antitrust lawsuits

The company ramped up its lobbying, hired high-powered lawyers and launched a slew of internal initiatives as the government prepared to sue — and rebuffed its early entreaties to try to ward off the case. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Facebook to send notifications to users who like or share COVID-19 misinformation

Facebook is taking its fight against COVID-19-related misinformation a step further. According to a report by Fast Company, Facebook will soon start sending notifications to users who have shared, commented on, or liked posts which contain misinformation about the pandemic. … Read more…

Taraji P. Henson’s Facebook Series to Serve as Mental Health ‘Therapy’ for Black Community

Taraji P. Henson’s new mental health talk show, “Peace of Mind With Taraji,” is set to premiere on Facebook Watch on December 14, 2020. The actress will co-host the biweekly series with her best friend and mental health non-profit leader Tracie … Read more…

As They Should: Twitter and Facebook to Hand Official Accounts to Biden Administration on January 20

Donald Trump’s days of lying to the American people behind protected social media accounts are quickly coming to an end — whether he concedes or not. Facebook and Twitter plan to ensure an orderly transition of official accounts by handing … Read more…

Oxford Scientists Slam Facebook For ‘Censorship’ Over COVID Mask-Wearing Article

Two Oxford scientists have skewered Facebook, claiming the company is engaged in anti-democratic censorship by flagging their article on mask-wearing “false information.” Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr. Tom Jefferson authored a paper called,… TMZ.com BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Facebook accuses Apple of using privacy as an excuse to abuse its dominant position

Last month, a coalition of civil and human rights organizations including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook expressing disappointment at the company’s decision to delay the full implementation … Read more…

State, federal antitrust lawsuits likely to challenge Facebook for buying rivals and weaponizing data

State and federal investigators are preparing to bring antitrust charges against Facebook that will challenge the tech giant’s acquisition of two rivals, Instagram and WhatsApp, alleging that the deals helped create an anti-competitive social networking juggernaut that has left users … Read more…

Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t ban Bannon for urging Fauci, Wray beheadings | New York Post

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Facebook bans ‘STOP THE STEAL’ group Trump allies were using to organize protests against vote counting

The campaign and its aides have tapped a network of new and existing Facebook pages, groups and events — some of which have hundreds of thousands of members — to rally people in public this week around the unfounded belief … Read more…

Facebook accounts with large reach contained misinformation about COVID vaccine: report

A new report says three dozen Facebook pages reaching approximately 14.2 million users contained inaccurate and unsubstantiated allegations about the safety and effects of any future COVID-19 ­vaccine, and vaccines in general. NewsGuard, which released the report Thursday, labeled the … Read more…

Investor Lonsdale breaks from Facebook to protest move to ‘authoritarian left’

Joe Lonsdale is taking a break from Facebook to protest what he calls the social network’s capitulation to the “authoritarian left.” The 38-year-old Silicon Valley investor — a Stanford-educated protege of Peter Thiel and co-founder of data-mining giant Palantir — … Read more…

State, federal antitrust charges against Facebook could come as soon as November, sources say

State and federal investigators are expected to file antitrust charges against Facebook as soon as November, according to four people familiar with the matter, embarking on a massive legal challenge against the tech giant and its perceived ironclad grip over … Read more…

Facebook, Instagram reportedly censor posts about Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests

Facebook wrongly tagged posts about anti-police brutality demonstrations in Nigeria as fake news — suppressing the content, according to a report Thursday. The social media giant, and its company Instagram, admitted to filtering out hashtags linked to the protests, which … Read more…

Senate Republicans vote to authorize subpoena targeting Facebook, Twitter CEOs, citing their handling of New York Post story

The move could compel Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to testify at a hearing exploring their social media sites’ content-moderation practices, ramping up the war between Republicans in Washington and tech giants in Silicon Valley less than two weeks before … Read more…

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post’s Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies’ censorship the New York Post’s expose on the Biden familly’s foreign business dealings. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday authorized subpoenas for … Read more…

Facebook and Twitter block ‘highly suspicious’ story about Joe Biden’s son Hunter

Facebook and Twitter are preventing users from sharing a story about Hunter Biden, which was published in circumstances an expert in foreign interference described as “highly suspicious”. Tech News – Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Facebook Bans QAnon & Instagram Hides Negative Comments | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Facebook, Twitter Restrict Donald Trump’s Post Claiming COVID-19 Is “Less Lethal” Than The Flu

Facebook and Twitter each placed restrictions on President Donald Trump claim that COVID-19 is similar in severity to the flu. As he is recovering from the coronavirus with a regimen of treatments and an army of medical professionals, Trump appears … Read more…