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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

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

Scrutiny Over Fake Accounts Turns From Facebook to Twitter

As Congress and others scrutinize Russia’s alleged use of social media to influence the U.S. election, one focus is the prevalence on Twitter of bots, or automated accounts, used to mislead and manipulate......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 2nd, 2017

Facebook Giving Congress Russia-linked Ads

The ads are linked to 470 fake accounts that were set up by the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 2nd, 2017

Facebook Delivering Thousands of Russia-Linked Ads to Congressional Russia Investigations

The ads are linked to 470 fake accounts that were set up by the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 2nd, 2017

Facebook Delivering Thousands of Russia-linked Ads to Congressional Russia Investigations

The ads are linked to 470 fake accounts that were set up by the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 2nd, 2017

Fake black activist accounts linked to Russia

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an apparent attempt to amplify racial tensions during the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 1st, 2017

Fake activist accounts linked to Russian gov.

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an apparent attempt to amplify racial tensions during the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 28th, 2017

Exclusive: Fake black activist accounts linked to Russian government

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an ap.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 28th, 2017

Facebook says it deleted tens of thousands of fake accounts during German elections (FB)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook said Wednesday that its efforts to fight fake news during Germany’s national elections included taking down tens of thousands of fake profiles in the final month of the campaign. Richard Al.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2017

Facebook removed fake accounts before German election

In the month before elections, Facebook cracked down on fake accounts......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 27th, 2017

Facebook says it took down "tens of thousands" of fake accounts before German election

In the month before Germany's federal elections, Facebook removed "tens of thousands of fake accounts in Germany," the company said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 27th, 2017

Obama tried to give Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook

The company’s investigation at first feared a Russian hack. It then uncovered a sweeping disinformation campaign brought by shadowy accounts......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 24th, 2017

Facebook reportedly discovered it had been infiltrated by Russian government hackers months before the election

GettyMembers of a hacking group connected to Russia's military intelligence unit, the GRU, began creating fake Facebook accounts to amplify stolen emails as early as June 2016, people familiar with the company's investiga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 24th, 2017