Even though they are skeptical, two-thirds of American adults still get some of their news from social media
Days ago, US president Donald Trump, has been accusing the tech giants of being against conservative voices
A day before the tech hearings, Mark Zuckerberg chimes in
In response to foreign meddling, Twitter sets new policy prohibiting state-owned media or national authorities from buying political ads on Twitter that will be shown outside their home countries
The proposed feature places a label above a user’s name that tells people what they might share in common with another user
Facebook is also monitoring which users have a propensity to flag content published by others as problematic, and which publishers are considered trustworthy by users
Victims report that their login credentials were changed and their avatars were replaced with a film still
'The most important thing that we can do is we look at the incentives that we’re building into our product. Because they do express a point of view of what we want people to do – and I don't think they are correct anymore,' Dorsey says
Among the tools are a way to limit notifications, and a dashboard that allows users to keep track of how much time they have spent on the platforms
Now's the good time to take a look at Facebook. If you have to use it, then do so with purpose...or at least the realization that social media is using you as much as you are using it.
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Zuckerberg says during a podcast interview that while Facebook was dedicated to stopping the spread of fake news, certain beliefs that were sincerely held would not be taken down. He eventually backtracks on the remarks.
Australia has 15 million Facebook users. Its lawmakers wants the Facebook CEO to explain why it shared data with Chinese device makers
The bug potentially makes public some private posts made between May 18 and May 27
Rooms called 'Petmalu' and 'May Forever,' a secret videoke room, and a real-life Facebook wall – check out the things we saw at Facebook Philippines' new work playground
Closed-door talks are confirmed but other members of European Parliament demand a public hearing
Fake profiles make up 3% to 4% of all active accounts, reports the social network
Facebook is setting up a team that will explore how best to leverage blockchain technology on the platform
Zuckerberg unveils the plans as he addressed Facebook's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California -- emphasizing that the focus would be on helping people find long-term partners
Changes may be limiting 'microtargeting' on Facebook, a technique successfully used by Donald Trump's campaign in 2016 and several others
The number of daily active users has also grown, with an increase of 48 million users from 1.401 billion to 1.449 billion in total
The one-to-many social platform gains momentum with strong Q1 2018 earnings
Early signs show that the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal has had little effect on Facebook's growth, but bigger effects may be seen in succeeding quarters
While you may not stop Facebook from showing you ads, you can control whether or not Facebook uses your information to show you ads targeted specifically towards you. Here's a guide to your Facebook advertising preferences!
'This is part of an effort to be more clear about where we draw the line on content,' Facebook public policy manager in charge of content Siobhan Cummiskey says
Like the 2016 presidential election in the Philippines, some fear that the suspected bots may be deployed in upcoming polls in Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia
'Everyone – no matter where they live – will be asked to review important information about how Facebook uses data and make choices about their privacy on Facebook,' says a statement from chief privacy officer Erin Egan and deputy general counsel Ashlie Beringer.
Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently
Mark Zuckerberg concedes regulation of social media companies – under mounting scrutiny over the misuse of user data – is 'inevitable'
Tune in to the hearing on Wednesday, April 11, at 10 pm, Manila time
Read Mark Zuckerberg's remarks for Facebook's upcoming hearing in the US House of Representatives on transparency and the use of consumer data
There is no other company that does anything quite like Facebook, which means its platitudes of policing its platform and of taking responsibility for its missteps are filled with hubris
Here are some top quotes from Zuckerberg, as well as from some of the dozens of senators who grilled him on Tuesday, April 10
Mark Zuckerberg says the tool will be coming out in 'the next few weeks'
Here’s why it’s so hard, as a social network user, to pull the plug once and for all
The one-to-many messaging platform follows similar moves made by Google and Facebook earlier this year
Facebook responds as its users discover that the social network had kept records of their call and text history
Brian Acton tweets, 'It is time,' and uses the hashtag #DeleteFacebook
Facebook users can ensure companies and app makers don't continue to mine them for data. Here's a guide on how to do so.
The commercial shows Rihanna and fellow pop star Chris Brown, and asks Snapchat users whether they would rather 'slap Rihanna' or 'punch Chris Brown'
'In fact, one of the purposes of dealing with deliberate online falsehoods is to protect free speech and enhance free speech,' says Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam
'My secretary has discussed with officials of Facebook, who have agreed that its platform will not be used for spreading hate speech and inciting violence,' Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena, who is currently touring Japan, says via Twitter
'The intention is to open verification to everyone,' Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says
Twitter hopes the new research division can improve 'the collective health, openness, and civility of public conversation'
Fake stories spread faster because of the 'novelty hypothesis,' which suggests people share these stories because they are more surprising than real news, say researchers
Germany's anti-hate speech legislation inspires French leader to legislate own laws forcing online platforms to act on hate speech rapidly
The new recommendations also include steps to crack down on other harmful illegal content such as hate speech and images of child sexual abuse
Local businesses and job seekers can now find each other more easily using the Jobs tool
The move was the latest by the huge social network to respond to concerns that it and other online platforms have hurt news organizations by dominating internet advertising
The prosecutors declare that failing to delete illegal posts in a timely way is not a basis for suspicion of criminal behavior