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Ajit Mohan / Facebook:
As it preps for India's elections, Facebook says it removes ~1M accounts/day using AI, will open centers on election integrity in Singapore and Dublin this week   —  As Facebook continues to play a larger role in civic discussions and debate, we are committed to working hard to prevent abuse on our services, especially during elections.
Apr 8, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook announces “Why am I seeing this post?”, a feature to help users better understand and control what is seen from friends, Pages, and Groups in News Feed   —  News Feed is always personalized to you — and starting today you'll have even more information and control over your experience.
Mar 31, 2019, 8:03 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says EU advertisers will need authorization to run ads for EU's May elections and ads related to politics and issues must have a “Paid for by” label   —  In the run up to the European Parliamentary Elections in May, we are making big changes to the way ads with political content work on Facebook.
Mar 28, 2019, 8:10 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook removes 2,632 Pages, Groups, and accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia, and Kosovo from Facebook and Instagram for “coordinated inauthentic behavior”   —  Today we removed 2,632 Pages, Groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.
Mar 26, 2019, 9:10 AMIn context
Pedro Canahuati / Facebook:
Facebook says it will notify hundreds of millions of Facebook users and thousands of Instagram users after it found passwords were stored in a readable format   —  As part of a routine security review in January, we found that some user passwords were being stored in a readable format within our internal data storage systems.
Mar 21, 2019, 11:42 AMIn context
Guy Rosen / Facebook:
Facebook says it blocked 800+ distinct variants of New Zealand shooting video, in contrast to ISIS-style propaganda which is not rebroadcast or reshared widely   —  We continue to keep the people, families and communities affected by the tragedy in New Zealand in our hearts.
Mar 21, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context
Chris Sonderby / Facebook:
Facebook says original Christchurch attack video was viewed <200 times during live broadcast; first user report came in 12 minutes after live broadcast ended   —  Our hearts go out to the victims, their families and the community affected by the horrific terrorist attacks in Christchurch.
Mar 18, 2019, 11:35 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook debuts new AI technology to detect revenge porn shared on Facebook and Instagram and launches an online resource hub for victims   —  When someone's intimate images are shared without their permission it can be devastating.  To protect victims, it's long been our policy …
Mar 15, 2019, 7:20 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook's Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and VP of WhatsApp Chris Daniels are leaving the company   —  Today Mark Zuckerberg shared the following post with employees.  —  Hey everyone — I want to share some important updates as we organize our company to build out the privacy-focused social platform …
Mar 14, 2019, 4:02 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook is rolling out Watch Party support for live TV, with tools for adding trivia, polls, and more, testing first in Facebook Groups with live sports events   —  Today at SXSW, we're sharing updates on how we're bringing people together around video and music on Facebook …
Mar 13, 2019, 8:35 PMIn context

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