Sunday, 17 October, 2021

Category: Facebook


Facebook will expand its policies on harassment to remove more harmful content, the company said Wednesday in its latest change following congressional testimony from a whistleblower who faulted the social media giant for not doing enough to stop harmful content. Read more…


Five years ago, I embarked on a mission to help Facebook change its culture, business model and algorithms. I had been involved with the company in its early days as an adviser and investor. Since then, I and countless others Read more…


Facebook’s civic-integrity team was always different from all the other teams that the social media company employed to combat misinformation and hate speech. For starters, every team member subscribed to an informal oath, vowing to “serve the people’s interest first, Read more…


TIKTOK is experiencing an outage in the UK, USA, Canada and France tonight as hundreds of users fume the app won’t load. Reports emerged that the outlet was experiencing problems at about 10pm UK time. 2 People in the UK, Read more…


While appearing before the Senate Commerce subcommittee on Tuesday, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, a former Facebook project manager who revealed her identity on 60 Minutes on Sunday, testified that the social media site’s products “harm children, stoke division and weaken Read more…


A FACEBOOK whistleblower today said the firm’s content harms kids and its executives refuse to make changes because they boost profits. Former data scientist Frances Haugen, 37, testified to Congress accusing the tech giant of being aware of apparent harm Read more…


TWITTER users have shared hilarious memes mocking Facebook’s 7-hour global outage as the rival site tweets “hello literally everyone”. The tongue-and-cheek comment was shared more than half-a-million times and received some 3million likes. 5 Twitter posted a tongue-in-cheek message mocking Read more…


MARK Zuckerberg’s apology has been slammed after Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram seven-hour outage meant users “lost business”. Zuckerberg’s own fortune plummeted by $7billion as a result of the technical mishap which locked users out for much of Monday. 4 Mark Read more…


A CHILLING face has been spotted lurking in a car after a garage worker shared images online of a car so dirty – he refused to carry out its MoT. MoT tester Sam Burrows shared the stomach-churning snaps – with Read more…


A series of investigative reports being rolled out by the Wall Street Journal is putting a spotlight on the behind-the-scenes actions of Facebook. Ranging from rule exemptions for high-profile users to Instagram’s toll on teens’ mental health, the Journal‘s “Facebook Read more…