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Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Sandberg deflected blame for Capitol riot, but fliers and hashtags promoting the pro-Trump rally circulated on Facebook and Instagram weeks beforehand   —  Fliers and hashtags promoting the pro-Trump rally circulated on Facebook and Instagram in the days and weeks beforehand
Jan 14, 2021, 1:55 AMIn context
Will Oremus / OneZero:
Facebook has long embraced a “view from nowhere”, favoring political neutrality, but comments from Instagram's head suggest that agnostic stance is changing   —  Trump's extremism is forcing tech companies to abandon the pretense of political objectivity — for now
Jan 12, 2021, 9:05 PMIn context
Jim Wilson / Safety Detectives:
Chinese startup Socialarks leaked 400GB of scraped data of 200M+ Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn users   —  High-flying and rapidly growing Chinese social media management company Socialarks has suffered a huge data leak leading to the exposure of over 400GB of personal data including several …
Jan 12, 2021, 7:30 AMIn context
Nilesh Christopher / Rest of World:
Critics say Indian edtech startups, which raised $2.2B in 2020, are recruiting gig teachers with little training to meet demand fueled by the pandemic   —  Startups in India want to apply Silicon Valley's hyper-growth playbook to children's education.  But is anyone learning anything?
Jan 12, 2021, 5:40 AMIn context
About Facebook:
Facebook says it is now removing content containing the phrase “stop the steal”, under Facebook and Instagram's Coordinating Harm policy   —  We began preparing for Inauguration Day last year.  But our planning took on new urgency after last week's violence in Washington, D.C. …
Jan 11, 2021, 4:14 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook hires Roy L. Austin, Jr., a renowned civil rights attorney and advocate, to establish a new civil rights organization inside Facebook   —  Civil rights attorney Roy L. Austin, Jr., who focused on policing in the Obama administration, first at the Justice Department and then at the White House …
Jan 11, 2021, 1:55 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Zuckerberg says Facebook is extending the block it has placed on Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts “indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks”   —  The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining …
Jan 7, 2021, 10:58 AMIn context
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Facebook and Instagram have both begun blocking content posted with the #StormTheCapitol hashtag and will require admin review for group posts   —  After removing a video in which President Trump praised a violent group of his supporters who broke into the U.S. Capitol building …
Jan 6, 2021, 9:00 PMIn context
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Facebook and Instagram have banned President Trump from posting for the next 24 hours citing two policy violations   —  The company follows Twitter in restricting Trump's presence  —  Facebook has blocked President Trump from posting on the site for 24 hours, the company said Wednesday evening.
Jan 6, 2021, 8:50 PMIn context
Hunter Walk / Medium:
To help creators avoid burnout, platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok need to explore new ideas like rate limiting of posts and paid time-offs   —  Creator Wellness Will Be A Key Goal of New Products  —  Being a modern creator is, for many, exhausting.
Jan 6, 2021, 12:05 PMIn context

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