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Facebook:
Facebook responds to UK Parliament document dump, giving an explanation for API whitelisting, scraping Android call and SMS records, how it uses Onavo, and more   —  As we've said many times, Six4Three — creators of the Pikinis app — cherrypicked these documents from years ago as part …
Dec 5, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook responds to the NYT exposé, lists “number of inaccuracies” in the story, and denies it knew about Russian activity as early as spring of 2016   —  Yesterday The New York Times published an article about the past two years at Facebook.  There are a number of inaccuracies in the story, including:
Nov 15, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context
Naomi Gleit / Facebook:
Facebook says users have now raised over $1B for nonprofit and personal causes and expands fundraising tools to Canada and Australia   —  People around the world use Facebook's charitable giving tools to support a neighbor who lost everything in a fire, bring critical care to a child battling cancer …
Nov 14, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Kevin Martin / Facebook:
Facebook, Google, and Twitter are partnering in a new coalition, Tech Together to Fight the Opioid Crisis, to help those struggling with addiction   —  The opioid crisis continues to scourge families and communities.  Everyone can play a role to help those in need and tech companies are no exception.
Nov 13, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says it has removed 14M+ pieces of terrorist content this year and median time to take action is less than 2 minutes in Q3 2018   —  Online terrorist propaganda is a fairly new phenomenon; terrorism itself is not.  In the real world, terrorist groups have proven highly resilient …
Nov 8, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Facebook:
Portal doesn't listen to or view video calls, which are encrypted, runs camera and sound AI locally, and processes usage info like any device with FB apps   —  We know there are some questions around Portal privacy and ads, so we'd like to provide more details on these topics.  —  Privacy and Security
Nov 8, 2018, 1:07 AMIn context
Alex Warofka / Facebook:
Facebook posts results of commissioned report on Myanmar that found Facebook wasn't doing enough to prevent it from being used to incite offline violence   —  We want Facebook to be a place where people can express themselves freely and safely around the world.
Nov 5, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says it has removed 82 Pages, groups, and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior that originated in Iran and targeted people in the US and UK   —  Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts that originated in Iran for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 26, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Arti Kulkarni / Facebook:
Facebook spent $12M+ on ads related to its election integrity efforts and getting out the vote, issues report on US groups that paid for political ads since May   —  Today we're introducing the Ad Archive Report for ads in the US related to politics and issues of national importance.
Oct 23, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Guy Rosen / Facebook:
First results of breach investigation: large-scale attack on Sept. 14-27 accessed info of ~29M people; other Facebook apps or third-party apps not affected   —  We have been working around the clock to investigate the security issue we discovered and fixed two weeks ago so we can help people understand …
Oct 12, 2018, 12:37 PMIn context

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