Facebook"s Sandberg: "We Really Have To Go After Fake Accounts, But Divisiveness Not A Reason To Remove Content"

As Facebook COO Sherly Sandberg completes her desperate DC walk of shame in an attempt to appease Mark Warner and the rest of the Facebook-scapegoaters, she gave Axios an interview .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2017

Remove blasphemous content by 2018 or face ban: Pak"s ultimatum to Facebook

Facebook rejected Pak's demand to link new accounts to mobile numbers making it easier for govt.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 29th, 2017

Facebook Closes 30,000 Fake Accounts in France Ahead of Elections

European governments are threatening new laws and fines unless social media sites get tougher on misinformation and move quickly to remove extremist propaganda......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2017

Facebook Refuses To Remove Child Porn One Month After Separate Incident Involving BBC And Police

Social media giant Facebook - whose "Fake News" thought police include the degenerates over at Snopes, and which has banned conservative accounts such as iBankCoin from accessing the platform - is apparently really cool with child .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 13th, 2017

Zuckerberg: 99 Percent Of Content On Facebook Is Authentic

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the social media giant is taking steps to remove hoaxes and fake news, which, according to some critics, might have influenced the 2016 presidential election. The CEO said work has already started on […] Th.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2016

Google, Facebook Should Do More to Remove Extremist Content

Says European Commission. Internet groups such as Facebook, GoogleR.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2017

EU urges internet companies to do more to remove extremist content

(Reuters) - Internet groups such as Facebook , Google's YouTube and Twitter need to do more to stem the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms, the European Commission said after a meeting on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook touts AI successes at filtering out terrorist content

Assailed for not doing enough to combat online misinformation and extremism, Facebook Inc. says it is making big strides in one area: removing propaganda posts and accounts from Islamic State and al Qaeda......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2017

Facebook will tell you if you got duped by fake Russian accounts

New Facebook tool will show you if you liked or followed fake Russian accounts spreading disinformation during the election on Facebook and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 22nd, 2017

Russian Twitter accounts meddled in Brexit vote, US polls: Data scientists

Facebook, Twitter and Google are facing intense fake news scrutiny after disclosing the details about the presence of Russian political ads, tweets and posts on their platforms during the presidential.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Facebook Says It’s Policing Fake Accounts. But They’re Still Easy to Spot.

Executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google faced questioning this week on Capitol Hill about Russia’s intrusions. But that is only a small fraction of the fraud on social media......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 3rd, 2017

18 political ads you may have seen on Facebook that were actually made by Russian trolls (FB)

Reuters Members of Congress released some of the Facebook ads purchased by fake Russian accounts. All of the released ads were paid for in rubles. Mo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2017

Here are a bunch of the political ads Russian trolls ran on Facebook (FB)

Reuters Members of Congress released some of the Facebook ads purchased by fake Russian accounts. All of the released ads were paid for in rubles. Mo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2017

Facebook quietly updated two key numbers about its user base (FB)

Adnan Abidi/Reuters Facebook quietly increased its number of estimated duplicate accounts from 6% to 10%. Estimated fake accounts were raised to 2-3% from 1%. The updated estima.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Why aren"t the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testifying?

The CEO of Wells Fargo testified before Congress amid a scandal over fake accounts......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 1st, 2017

Russian fake accounts showed posts to 126 million Facebook users

Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google will all be appearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Ter.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 31st, 2017

Russian Content May Have Reached 126 Million Facebook Users, There Is Just One Catch

One month ago, the media world and political punditry was in a furore after Facebook revealed that some 470 alleged Russian troll accounts had paid Facebook a whopping.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 30th, 2017

Facebook, Google and Twitter, in New "Great Alliance," Agree to Remove ISIS Content Within Hours

"Our enemies are moving at the speed of a tweet," said U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 20th, 2017

Some of the fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia also used the Messenger app (FB)

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — A "small number" of the nearly 500 fake Facebook accounts with Russian ties also u.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

Facebook and Google"s political advertising problem goes beyond fake Russian accounts (GOOG, FB)

Facebook and Google"s political advertising problem goes beyond fake Russian accounts (GOOG, FB).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Slammed for Selling Fake News

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Slammed for Selling Fake News “I make money from Facebook for my fake content in order to pay Facebook to promote my fake stories,” said Profe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 13th, 2017