Facebook's parent company says both operations used fake accounts across social media sites to promote Chinese and Russian interests
Twelve voting rights organizations tell Meta its new social media site Threads needs a robust plan to ensure election disinformation doesn't go viral during the 2024 elections.
Research conducted at the height of the 2020 election reveals new details about how Facebook's algorithms handle political content. But it suggests there are no easy fixes to political polarization.
Mark Zuckerberg has pitched Meta's Twitter clone as a more "friendly" place for online discourse. Executives say breaking news and politics will not be the emphasized. But is that realistic?
Threads is billed as a text-based version of Meta's photo-sharing app Instagram that the company says provides "a new, separate space for real-time updates and public conversations."
From Australia to Canada, Big Tech has resisted lawmakers' efforts to force them to pay news publishers for carrying their articles. Now, that battle is playing out in California.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission ruled the tech company breached European privacy laws by transferring user data from Europe to the U.S., where
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is cutting another 10,000 jobs after it laid off 11,000 workers late last year.
The war in Ukraine is also playing out online, where Russia is using propaganda, fake accounts, and manipulated videos and images to deflect blame and undermine support for Ukraine.
Instagram and Facebook are launching a new paid verification service, Meta Verified. Here's what it means — and how it compares to Twitter Blue.
The social media company is letting a two-year ban, imposed after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, expire.
Seattle Public Schools is suing Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat for exacerbating the mental health crisis among its students.
The proposed settlement is a result of revelations that the information of up to 87 million people may have been improperly shared with the data analytics firm that worked for political campaigns.
One of the plaintiffs says he contacted Facebook several times about posts threatening violence against his father, who was murdered by members of a militant group.
As artificial intelligence becomes more widely available, bad actors are turning to computer-generated faces in their attempts to manipulate social media networks.