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 [...]

‘Brutally Honest’: Public Outcry Forces Facebook To Stop Banning Pics Of Starving Yemeni Girl

By Staff, Rt.com -

A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. [...]

Facebook Censorship Of Alternative Media “Just the Beginning,” Says Top Neocon Insider

By Max Blumenthal and Jeb Sprague, Grayzoneproject.com -

This October, Facebook and Twitter deleted the accounts of hundreds of users, including many alternative media outlets maintained by American users. Among those wiped out in the coordinated purge [...]

Facebook Is Not Your Friend

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Facebook has declared war on political dissent. In a rash of purges last week, the behemoth corporation banned 30 pages, with a total of 22 million fans, on the grounds that the accounts were [...]

In Latest Fit Of Censorship, Facebook Deletes Video Detailing Brutal Legacy Of Christopher Columbus

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

With nothing but a vague "violation of community standards" note and offering no ability to appeal the decision, Facebook has once again blocked a piece of critical journalism—this time a short [...]

3 Ways Facebook Is Increasingly Becoming An Arm Of The US Government

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

Facebook has lately announced a series of major steps it would take to combat fake news and the global spread of misinformation that it says could influence elections, but the more we learn about [...]

Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners

By Alan MacLeod, Fair.org -

Media giant Facebook recently announced (Reuters, 9/19/18) it would combat “fake news” by partnering with two propaganda organizations founded and funded by the US government: the National [...]

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