After FB reinstated a post it initially removed under its Dangerous Individuals and Organizations policy, its Oversight Board reviewed the decision and commended it, while cautioning the social media giant against bias.
The digital wallet will let users store cryptocurrencies, says David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto unit and will complement Diem, a digital currency the company is also developing.
Social media rewards performance over actual politics, and hinders productive and nuanced policy discourse.
The company found out that a Russian firm used hundreds of social media influencers to run a coordinated smear campaign against Western Covid-19 vaccines.
The company said on Tuesday it would turn off its “location history” feature, which tracks location data, for users under 18 globally.
Social media is already widely restricted in Iran but a controversial censorship bill could choke public debate even further.
The lawsuit charged that Zoom's sharing of users' personal data with Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn was a breach of privacy for millions.
"Metaverse" will be a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who's setting up a team to work on the social media product.
The social media platforms had given assurance of crackdown against vaccine misinformation but fake content continues to go around.
Tortoiseshell, an Iranian hacker group, used fake online personas to connect with targets and drive them onto other sites where they were tricked into clicking malicious links that would infect their devices with spying malware.
A new report looks at the campaign by accounts close to the army waging an information campaign defending King Abdullah and attacking his half brother Prince Hamzah.
Hong Kong's Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau in May proposed amendments to the city's data-protection laws that it said were needed to combat doxing – an act of revealing people's personal information without their permission.
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