Researchers combed through thousands of misogynistic, hate-filled messages in women’s DMs on Instagram and found that Meta failed to act on their incident reports 90% of the time.
Minnesota has joined a coalition of 44 other attorneys general that have sent a letter to social media platforms TikTok and Snapchat to urge them to allow parents the ability to monitor their children’s social media usage.
The divided Minnesota Legislature may have found something to agree on: getting tough on big technology companies.
A new school board member in Hastings is speaking out regarding what she calls a “Facebook post full of lies,” accusing her and another school board member of removing books off the shelves of a recent middle school book fair.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings report shared this week revealed a drop in its daily active users, a first in its history.
Instagram is rolling out new features, including one that urges teens to take breaks from the app, amid scrutiny on the Facebook-owned platform.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on Wednesday to weigh in possible legislative changes to Section 230.
The U.K.'s antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform.
A new report says misinformation is hurting efforts to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges, be it climate change, COVID-19 or political polarization.
A group of state attorneys general are investigating Instagram and its effects on children and young adults, saying its parent company Facebook — recently renamed Meta Platforms — ignored research about the harms it causes to young people.
More than a third of Facebook’s daily active users have opted in to have their faces recognized by the social network’s system.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company is rebranding itself as Meta, an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future.
As false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine COVID-19 response, documents reveal that Facebook took a full month to implement changes.
Ex-Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen told U.K. lawmakers Monday that the company is making online hate and extremism worse.
Internal Facebook files reveal that in some of the world’s most volatile regions, terrorist content and hate speech proliferate because of the company’s language gaps.
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.
“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.
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.
The global outage knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours.