“On some occasions, Facebook failed to provide relevant information to the Board, while in other instances, the information it did provide was incomplete,” the Facebook Oversight Board said in its quarterly transparency report.
In his probe of Instagram and its impact on young people, Sen. Richard Blumenthal is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before a Senate committee.
Facebook also agreed in the settlement announced Tuesday to train its employees in anti-discrimination rules and to conduct more widespread advertising and recruitment for job opportunities in its permanent labor certification program.
Facebook will hire 10,000 European workers to build “the metaverse,” a futuristic platform for connecting online using augmented and virtual reality.
A group gathered outside of the home of Mark Zuckerberg demanding he resign as CEO of the social media company.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich had written to Facebook earlier this year about media reports that smugglers were using the social media platform, as well as others, to advertise their services to migrants.
“On National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Day in the US, we’re announcing updates to our global bullying and harassment policies to better protect members of our community, particularly those who may be vulnerable to online abuse,” Facebook said in a news release.
Facebook’s oversight board will be meeting with whistleblower Frances Haugen in the coming weeks in an effort to push for greater transparency and accountability from the social media giant, the panel said.
These initiatives come after Facebook announced late last month that it was pausing work on its Instagram for Kids project.
Facebook and Instagram appear to be experiencing issues on Friday, just days after a global outage occurred.
Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, will speak with members of the January 6 Select Committee to discuss the social media platform’s role in the events of the Capitol riot.
Officials with Facebook are questioning ex-employee Frances Haugen's credibility, following her explosive testimony on Capitol Hill over the company's business practices. Meanwhile, some lawmakers are calling for changes to the social media giant's algorithm.
The global outage knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours.
A former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower testified on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to regulate the social media giant, saying the tech company's business model doesn't bring people together.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
Facebook shares also dropped more than 5% as the hours-long outage continued Monday.
Facebook officials say the incident resulted in connection troubles for many of its users around the world. An Arizona internet expert is weighing in on what may have caused the outage.
Facebook is asking a federal court to dismiss a revised complaint against it by the Federal Trade Commission.
Frances Haugen was identified in a “60 Minutes” interview Sunday as the woman who anonymously filed complaints with federal law enforcement that the company’s own research shows how it magnifies hate and misinformation.
For some of the Instagram-devoted teens, the peer pressure generated by the visually focused app led to mental-health and body-image problems, and in some cases, eating disorders and suicidal thoughts.