Facebook Team That Tried To Swing Nicaragua’s Election Is Full Of US Spies

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Managua, Nicaragua - Less than a week before Nicaragua’s presidential election, social media giant Facebook deleted the accounts of hundreds of the country’s top news outlets, journalists and [...]

Meet The Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots Days Before Elections

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Just days before Nicaragua’s November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country’s leftist [...]

Meta Deletes Over 1,000 Nicaraguan Accounts Days Before Election

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

On Monday, Ben Nimmo, the head of Facebook-turned-Meta’s global threat intelligence strategy, announced that the social media giant had taken down what he claimed was a “a troll farm run by the [...]

Billionaire Political Meddlers, Disinformation Agents Launch ‘Good Information Inc.’

By Alexander Rubinstein, The Grayzone. -

On Tuesday, billionaires Reid Hoffman and George Soros launched Good Information Inc., a “public benefit corporation” to serve as a conduit of funds to newsrooms that “cut through the echo [...]

Facebook ‘Whistleblower’ Represented By US Intelligence Insiders

By Alexander Rubinstein, The Grayzone. -

A former employee of Facebook named Frances Haugen earned national renown after appearing before Congress on October 5, 2021 to accuse the company where she once worked of everything from [...]

Facebook Group That Organized Protests In Cuba Plans Bigger Ones

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Havana -After gaining access to their private Facebook group, MintPress can reveal that the people who sparked the July 11 protests in Cuba are planning similar actions for October and [...]

Facebooking While Brown

By Lauren Regan and Chava Shapiro, Popular Resistance. -

Page, Arizona – Loren Reed, a 26-year-old Diné (Navajo) man, is set for trial on May 4, 2021 for a trumped-up federal charge of “Threats to Damage and Destroy a Building by Means of Fire” after [...]

Facebook Purges Left-Wing Pages And Individuals

By Andre Damon, WSWS. -

On Friday, Facebook carried out a purge of left-wing, antiwar and progressive pages and accounts, including leading members of the Socialist Equality Party. Facebook gave no explanation why the [...]

Religious Data Platform ‘Targets Vulnerable People’ For Recruitment To Radical Right

By Deutsche Welle. -

Katharina Gellein: Charles was the special adviser to the UK's Select Committee on fake news that started in 2017, and I wanted to make a film about fake news. Charles was the first person to [...]

On Facebook Banning Anarchist And Antifascist Pages

By Crimethinc Ex-Worker's Collective and It's Going Down. -

Facebook has taken down multiple Facebook pages they believe to be connected with crimethinc.com and itsgoingdown.org, among other anarchist and anti-fascist publishing projects, officially on [...]

Popular Viral Video Firm Sues Facebook Over Russian Propaganda Label

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

An online media company is suing social media giant Facebook for falsely smearing it as a Russian state-controlled propaganda outlet. Maffick, the owner of In The Now, Soapbox and Waste-Ed, has [...]

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 [...]