Facebook is mounting an effort to censor “fake news” and hoaxes on its newsfeed in an effort to help mitigate the spread of misinformation across the internet, the company announced Thursday.
A Morning Consult poll found that many young people learned about Facebook’s censorship of conservative news outlets from Facebook itself.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with “leading conservatives and people across the political spectrum” in the upcoming weeks after a report unveiled that the social media site censors conservative viewpoints from the site’s trending news section.
The person in charge of Facebook’s Trending Topics section, which has come under fire in recent days over accusations that the social media platform deliberately suppressed news articles that were published on conservative websites, is a maximum donor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton has raked in more donations from Facebook employees than any other presidential candidate, according to a new report.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was booed onstage during the University of Michigan’s graduation ceremony during the weekend after criticizing college “safe spaces.”
Plans to screen “Zoolander 2” at a private college in California fell through after college students complained the movie was too offensive in its portrayal of individuals who identify with the LBGT community.
North Korea has officially blocked western websites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter in its latest effort to stunt the spread of information online.
A Russian citizen is asking his local district attorney to review the content of the Bible in accordance with a federal law meant to protect children from “harmful information.”
A professor at Washington State University is barring students from using “offensive” and “oppressive” language, including the words “illegal alien,” “male” and “female.”