The Boogaloo Movement Has Successfully Hijacked Social Networks

By Casey Newton, The Verge. -

Lately a question I have been asking myself is: how worried do we need to be about the Boogaloo groups? The Boogaloo movement, if you’ve been sitting this one out so far, refers to a loosely [...]

Facebook Groups Pivot To Attacks On Black Lives Matter

By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press. -

A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories [...]

Facebook Told My Followers I Was Spreading Misinformation About Government Surveillance

By Evan Greer, Medium. -

There is no silver bullet solution that will stop the spread of online misinformation without resulting in collateral damage and censorship of legitimate content and marginalized voices. Instead [...]

Facebook Deletes Palestinian Information Center’s Page

By Staff, English.palinfo.com -

Facebook on Saturday removed the alternative page of the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) after deleting the official 5-million-fan page in October and two backup pages in December as part of [...]

Facebook’s Soleimani Ban Flies In Face Of First Amendment

By Ari Paul, Fair.org -

Iranian journalists have reported the censorship of their Instagram accounts. Posts about Soleimani have disappeared from Instagram, which is currently the only operational international social [...]

Snowden Says Facebook, Instagram Spying On Customers, Wants To Help Combat Surveillance

By Aaron Kesel, Activist Post. -

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to fight back against corporate surveillance by Instagram and its parent company Facebook, as well as YouTube, which is owned by [...]

FTC Reportedly Approves $5 Billion Settlement With Facebook

By Staff, AP.org -

SAN FRANCISCO—The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar [...]

Facebook May Be More Dangerous Than Wall Street

By Ellen Brown, Truthdig. -

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies, as has already been demonstrated—not in the United States but in China. Unlike in the U.S., where numerous firms [...]

Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths And Post Sexist Memes

By A. C. Thompson, Pro Publica. -

Members of a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents joked about the deaths of migrants, discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a detention [...]

Facebook Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation For Secret Data-Sharing Deals

By Staff, Rt.com -

Federal prosecutors are probing Facebook's illicit data-sharing partnerships, reportedly subpoenaing data from smartphone manufacturers as the regulatory walls appear to close in on the [...]

Facebook Bans Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

Over the weekend, we were surprised to learn that some readers were prevented by Facebook when attempting to share Zero Hedge articles. Subsequently it emerged that virtually every attempt to [...]

Is Facebook Committing Massive Fraud? Are Half Its Accounts Fake?

By Aaron Greenspan, Plainsite.org -

On paper, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the most successful companies in history. With a market capitalization that peaked at over $600 billion, Facebook has been the envy of blue chip [...]

Facebook’s Leaked Content Moderation Documents Reveal Serious Problems

By Gaurav Shukla, Gadgets.ndtv.com -

Facebook's thousands of content moderators worldwide rely on a bunch of unorganised PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets to decide what content to allow on the social network, revealed [...]

Zuckerberg Urged To Resign As New Privacy Scandals Hit Facebook

By Staff, Rt.com -

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should “log out” over an “unprecedented level of negligence,” a US congressman said after a new report revealed how the company allowed cherry-picked firms unhindered [...]

Civil Society Groups Ask Facebook To Provide Method To Appeal Censorship

By Staff, Eff.org -

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and more than 70 human and digital rights groups called on Mark Zuckerberg today to add real transparency and accountability to Facebook’s [...]

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