Rivarol's Twitter account 'called for racial hatred and sympathized with crimes against humanity,' a spokesman for the French government's racism, anti-Semitism, and discrimination body says
'Are they just one’s way of satiating the need for amour propre – meeting the approval, and stoking the envy of online witnesses? Are they for one’s lover at all? Or, are they for public affirmation?'
Videos from the channels aimed at American millennials grab over 30 million views combined since September of 2018
'Happy Birthday, Facebook! 15 years today -- and what a rollercoaster it has been,' reads the message released
Even as Facebook is facing a wave of criticism over issues of manipulation, misinformation, abuse and other social ills, Zuckerberg said it would be a mistake 'to overly emphasize the negative' impacts of social media and the internet
Snopes vice president Vinny Green tells the media education group Poynter the partnership was excessively labor intensive, requiring manual updates to fact checks by its staff of 16
Facebook takes down 207 Facebook Pages, 800 Facebook accounts, 546 Facebook Groups, and 208 Instagram accounts linked to the Saracen Group
The pages are part of a campaign to promote Iranian interests in various countries by creating fake Facebook or Instagram identities as residents of those nations, according to Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy at Facebook
Facebook says it will help 'protect' the Thai vote by temporarily not allowing ads from 'foreign entities which are of an electoral nature'
One operation is said to have links to Sputnik, a Moscow-based news agency, and affected Central and Eastern European countries. The second Russia-linked operation operated specifically in Ukraine.
'People want more local news, and local newsrooms are looking for more support. That's why today we're announcing an expanded effort around local news in the years ahead,' says Campbell Brown, Facebook's vice president in charge of global news partnerships in a blog post.
Vice President Leni Robredo calls on Facebook to clean up its platform further, after it banned Twinmark Media Enterprises
(UPDATED) Twinmark Media Enterprises, the company behind Mocha Uson's favorite site Trending News Portal, practiced coordinated 'inauthentic behavior,' led people to ad farms, and sold access to Facebook Pages
Vietnam also accuses Facebook of hosting advertisements for 'illegal products' including counterfeit money, fake goods, weapons and firecrackers
Mocha Uson, Imelda Marcos, and the revocation of Rappler's license to operate are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2018
From the shocking 'basketbrawl' to the inclusion of esports as a medal event in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, here's a roundup of the most interacted sports events on Rappler's social media accounts this year
This is Facebook's 3rd sweeping takedown of pages and accounts for what it calls 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in Myanmar following deletions in October and August
Twitter says in a statement it has been working to weed out accounts that hide a user's true identity or seek to manipulate the platform
We 'lava' all these clever memes about newly crowned Catriona Gray and her fellow pageant ladies
Disinformation is one of the key trends in media in 2018 – here's what could make a society more vulnerable to it than others
Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Furey and two critics of extremism in Islam say they are 'shocked' to have received notices by the social media giant this past week over alleged violations of Islamabad's laws, despite having no apparent connection to the country
Social media has its pros and cons – providing a platform for the marginalized, yet paving the way for others to abuse its vast space and wide reach
Elliot Schrage explains why they hired DC-based PR firm Definers and the work they did on George Soros and Facebook's competitors
Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers
Facebook, like Google, allows complaints of sexual harassment to be aired openly in court
Facebook has since deleted the category, apologized, and said it shouldn't have existed in the first place
Many of the hacked accounts belong to Facebook users in Ukraine and Russia
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How Facebook video's shifting algorithms and undisclosed discrepancies hurt advertisers and publishers alike
Majority of Filipinos think fake news is widespread on social media, according to PulseAsia's 2018 Survey on Social Media Use
(UPDATED) Do President Rodrigo Duterte's critics cross the line when they make fun of his Bisaya accent? The two later issue separate apologies.
Third-party fact checking organizations can now rate media that is directly uploaded to the platform
Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook page, outlines a series of steps the leading social network has taken to protect against misinformation and manipulation campaigns aimed at disrupting elections.
The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns
The Pew Research Center report finds 42% of US Facebook users said they had 'taken a break' from the platform in the past 12 months, and 26% said they had deleted the Facebook app from their phone
Those who make and distribute online satire which 'disrupts public order' will be liable for a cybercrime punishable by a maximum of 5 years in prison and a fine of $800,000
Facebook's definition, says UN rights expert Fionnuala Ni Aolain, equates all non-state groups that use violence in pursuit of any goals or ends to terrorist entities
The Knight First Amendment Institute argues that it is incumbent on the White House to immediately unblock any Twitter users shut off from the president's account because of political viewpoints
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein urges Facebook to 'be regulated by (international) human rights law'
'We want to prevent them from using our service to further inflame ethnic and religious tensions,' Facebook says in a post
Even after the Korean heartbreak, Twitter users hope it won't be the last time Filipino-American NBA star Jordan Clarkson plays for the Philippines
How do you feel about her rise to the judiciary's top seat?
(UPDATED) Check out these alternatives that Filipinos came up with, after the government's design drew flak
(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'
Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?
(UPDATED) According to Twitter, Jones' account is not suspended but 'has limited functionality,' as part of an enforcement effort that requires tweets violating Twitter rules to be deleted