The announcement follows Rittenhouse's recent acquittal for last year's shooting in Kenosha, Wis. The company is also lifting restrictions that blocked his name in certain search results.
The Chinese operation is one of six networks blocked from Facebook and Instagram after spreading false information and harassing opponents.
Black users, and even some of the company's own employees, have accused the social media giant of racial bias for years.
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general accuses the company of prioritizing its own growth while failing to protect kids and teens, and even manipulating them to keep them on the app longer.
Facebook will no longer let advertisers target people with ads based on how interested the social network thinks they are in topics like politics, religion, or race. The new rules begin in January.
The social network is under pressure over how its platform may be harmful to users and society at large.
Internal Facebook documents show how the pro-Trump Stop the Steal movement proliferated on the world's biggest social network between the presidential election and the Jan. 6 insurrection.
More and more tech workers are publicly criticizing their companies. But those who have spoken out say it's taken a toll on their careers, friendships and mental health.
Facebook's "cross-check" program applies to millions of accounts, but the board says the company is not being transparent about how it applies its rules to those prominent users.
In Ethiopia, old ethnic tensions are being incited in new ways. And that means the bloody civil war may be entering an even more destructive phase.
Facebook is banning some types of content that degrades, sexualizes, and otherwise harasses elected officials, celebrities, activists, and journalists.
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen electrified Washington on Tuesday with testimony about how the company knew about potential harm to users and decided to hide that information.
Teen users of the platform say it fosters feelings of inadequacy and insecurity — especially among girls.
A former Facebook employee compared the social network to Big Tobacco at a Senate hear17%ing on Tuesday, saying the company has hidden what it knows about the problems its products cause.
When a company can't use the internet's core protocols, it's as if its online domains simply don't exist. That happened to Facebook, creating a cascade of problems.