Published: Oct 21, 2021
WASHINGTON - The attorney general for the District of Columbia has added Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, one of the first times the tech scion has personally been targeted by regulators.
Published: Oct 19, 2021
WASHINGTON - Facebook has agreed to pay penalties totaling more than $14 million under a settlement with the Justice Department over findings that the companys hiring practices intentionally discriminated against Americans in favor of foreign workers, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Published: Oct 12, 2021
Over the summer, Frances Haugen called a friend to talk through the implications of her decision to reach out to a journalist and provide confidential documents she had gathered from inside Facebook.
Published: Oct 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen on Tuesday told lawmakers that the company systematically and repeatedly prioritized profits over the safety of its users, painting a detailed picture of an organization where hunger to grow governed decisions, with little concern for the impact on society.
Published: Sep 17, 2021
Facebook on Thursday announced a new enforcement policy for groups that coordinate online to spread misinformation, hate and "social harm" but do not violate traditional company standards against "inauthentic" content.