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Facebook says they've learned a lot from 2016 elections in the Philippines and since then they've worked with many partners to understand what happened then and what they can do to protect integrity in the upcoming May polls
Is Facebook better prepared to combat election meddling in 2019?
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Alexander Zharov, head of Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor, says Facebook and Twitter provided 'no concrete information on localizing the data of Russian users on the territory of the Russian Federation'
Information operations are manipulating Filipinos online, but finally, Facebook is doing something to stop that
'Making Facebook a better forum for free speech and democracy is a significant part of a wider struggle to defend those values across the world,' says the report
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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.
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'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.
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Vice President Leni Robredo calls on Facebook to clean up its platform further, after it banned Twinmark Media Enterprises
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Facebook is among the numerous app developers to have deals with phonemakers to put pre-installed placeholder app 'stubs' on users' phones
(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
'It is possible that an entire cohort of Americans, now in their 60s and beyond, lacks the level of digital media literacy necessary to reliably determine the trustworthiness of news encountered online,' the researchers suggest
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Lessons from Myanmar and the Philippines
Vietnam also accuses Facebook of hosting advertisements for 'illegal products' including counterfeit money, fake goods, weapons and firecrackers
A new year, a new Mark Zuckerberg resolution
Zuckerberg's promise this year? To keep working on the unfinished business of 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the platform has become more 'proactive' in dealing with issues facing the communities this year through various initiatives
We’ve rounded up everything from Elon Musk’s Twitter antics to disinformation campaign in social media
Social media companies could stop allowing their ad services to be used as freewheeling experimental laboratories for examining their users’ psyches, US communication and journalism professors suggest
Facebook says it suspended 9 pages and 6 accounts it had linked to 'individuals associated with the Bangladesh government' and which posted anti-opposition content while masquerading as independent news sources
'None of these partnerships or features gave companies access to information without people's permission,' says Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook's head of developer platforms and programs
'Facebook failed to protect the privacy of its users and deceived them about who had access to their data and how it was used,' says Attorney General Karl Racine in a statement.
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(UPDATED) A 'New York Times' report details the data-sharing partnerships Facebook has had with other companies
The groups ask Facebook to expand the board with members reflecting the social network's diverse global community
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
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Check if you were among the 6.8 million whose unposted photos may have been exposed
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Snopes' former managing editor Brooke Binkowski accuses Facebook of spreading fake news on behalf of hostile foreign powers, favoring advertisers, and using the fact-check program as a form of crisis PR
'When someone gives permission for an app to access their photos on Facebook, we usually only grant the app access to photos people share on their timeline,' engineering director Tomer Bar says in a message to developers
The public relations exercise, a one-day event at the midtown holiday market in Bryant Park, is a first for Facebook in the United States, and follows a similar presentation in September in London
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The evacuation is temporary – no suspicious packages or other devices are found by the San Mateo bomb unit
'Let's not allow 'bots' and 'troll farms' to take over from reporters, or leave online fiction to replace verified fact,' AFP Middle East correspondent Sammy Ketz says in an open letter to the EU supported by leading reporters worldwide
Among tech companies, Facebook is ahead of Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon but behind LinkedIn, Procore Technologies, and Zoom Video Communications
A British parliamentary committee investigating whether the social media behemoth was being used to manipulate the results of elections publishes 250 pages of internal Facebook documents
Whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for Facebook to be regulated. He is scathing about Facebook's 'man-child' chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and the arrogance of the company he runs.
Facebook responds to a New York Times report citing sources that maintain Sheryl Sandberg was directly involved in the social network's tactical response to the philanthropist's criticism of the social network