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Antonia Woodford / Facebook:
Facebook expands fact-checking efforts to photos and videos, targeting those that are manipulated, out of context, or presented with false audio or text   —  We know that people want to see accurate information on Facebook, so for the last two years, we've made fighting misinformation a priority.
Sep 13, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook removes 18 Facebook accounts, one Instagram account, and 52 Facebook Pages, including Burmese military officials, in response to Myanmar violence   —  The ethnic violence in Myanmar has been truly horrific.  Earlier this month, we shared an update on the steps we're taking to prevent …
Aug 27, 2018, 4:58 AMIn context
Ime Archibong / Facebook:
Facebook says it has suspended 400+ apps since launching investigation into app data use, including myPersonality, which may have misused data of 4M+ users   —  Today we banned myPersonality — an app that was mainly active prior to 2012 — from Facebook for failing to agree to our request …
Aug 22, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook removes 652 Pages, groups, and accounts on Facebook and Instagram tied to inauthentic behavior out of Iran and Russia; FireEye sent Iran-related tip   —  Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.
Aug 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Sara Su / Facebook:
Facebook says it proactively identified 52% of hate speech in Myanmar it removed in Q2 2018 using AI, up from 13% in Q4 2017   —  We have a responsibility to fight abuse on Facebook.  This is especially true in countries like Myanmar where many people are using the internet …
Aug 15, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Asha Sharma / Facebook:
Facebook says over $300M has been raised for causes through birthday fundraisers since the feature launched a year ago and announces new tools for nonprofits   —  By Asha Sharma, Head of Product, Social Good  —  Today we're sharing some major milestones for the first year of birthday fundraisers …
Aug 15, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Richard Allan / Facebook:
VP of policy details Facebook's limits to free speech: physically or financially endangering people, intimidating via hateful words, tricking people for profit   —  Hard Questions is a series from Facebook that addresses the impact of our products on society.
Aug 9, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook and Instagram add activity dashboards to help people manage their time on social apps   —  Today we are announcing new tools to help people manage their time on Facebook and Instagram: an activity dashboard, a daily reminder and a new way to limit notifications.
Aug 1, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook bans 32 Pages and accounts from FB and Instagram for “coordinated inauthentic behavior”, says they were far better at covering tracks than Russia's IRA   —  Today we removed 32 Pages and accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior.
Jul 31, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Ellen Silver / Facebook:
Facebook describes its content review team, their offices, training, says reviewers don't have quotas and all have health care benefits, mental health resources   —  Facebook has firm rules against posting hate speech, sharing nude pictures, or uploading videos harassing another person.
Jul 27, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context

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