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Facebook’s China Tactics Backfire – The New York Times

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Instagram’s boss had a message this week for the White House and…

Facebook’s nudity-spotting AI mistook a photo of some onions for ‘sexually suggestive’ content

© Getty Getty A Canadian garden center had its Facebook ad for onion seeds taken down by the platform on Monday. Facebook said the ad was removed for breaking its…

Facebook’s alleged indifference of Indian hate speech linked to policy chief’s political bias

Over the past several weeks, there has been an increasing clamour for Facebook to place its India public policy head, Ankhi Das, on leave as the company continues with an audit…

The Technology 202: Facebook’s new ad limits highlight pressure to prepare for chaotic election aftermath

The social network says the move is intended to limit misinformation and abuse of its service, following broad criticism that it has not done enough to stamp out falsehoods on…

U.S. House Antitrust Chairman Calls Unwinding Facebook’s Instagram Buy ‘The Right Answer’ | Technology News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative David Cicilline, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee, said on Wednesday he would be “comfortable with unwinding” Facebook Inc’s acquisition of Instagram.…

Facebook’s moves shake up ‘big tech’ payments balance

America’s tech giants Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple continue apace their march into payments. With Google Pay, Amazon Pay, Facebook Pay, and Apple Pay, they’ve put their brands foremost and…

Facebook’s AI matches people in need with those willing to assist

Facebook says it has deployed a feature in its Community Help hub to make it easier for users to assist each other during the pandemic. As of this week, AI…

Facebook’s high-profile critics urge it to do more to safeguard US elections

Facebook critics say the social network needs to do more to safeguard the US elections. Angela Lang/CNET Some of Facebook’s most prominent critics on Wednesday called on the social network…

Trump targeting Black voters in 2016 shows Facebook’s microtargeting is a danger to democracy, experts say

© Reuters/Drew Angerer/Getty Images Reuters/Drew Angerer/Getty Images Channel 4 on Monday revealed a leaked cache of data from the Trump 2016 presidential campaign. The data showed how the campaign microtargeted…

Inside Facebook’s year of reckoning on political ads

As public complaints mounted that Facebook was refusing to police dangerously deceptive U.S. political ads, the company stuck for nearly a year to a hard line CEO Mark Zuckerberg had…