A group on the Christian crowdfunding website Give Send Go amassed nearly a half-million dollars for alleged Kenosha, Wisconsin shooter Kyle Rittenhouse's legal defense - but now they say "Big Tech" has stepped in to halt the fundraising.
Zuckerberg said he is aware of the risks around misinformation and announced the site will block new political ads during the final week of the campaign.
Twitter has now taken action again four of Trump's tweets, alleging "misinformation" and "glorifying violence."
Louisiana Senator John Kennedy said Sunday he is drafting legislation to prohibit American companies from "giving in" to Chinese government rules on doing business.
Teachers in China were instructed to remove books featuring "illegal" content from school libraries and send lists of the offending titles to top education officials for review.
About 84 percent of Big Tech worker donations have gone to Democrats in 2020, a double-digit increase from the 2016 presidential elections.
The Trump administration is quietly dismantling the Open Technology Fund, the tiny but impactful agency that seeded projects like Signal, Tails OS and WireGuard—vital to activists and journalists in places like China and Iran
"We take your concerns seriously and to heart," the letter from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to scientists funded by their initiative said.
"Trump's rhetoric, steeped in the history of American racism, targeted people whom Facebook would not allow to repeat his words back to him," read an open letter penned by former staffers.
Sometimes, the unintended consequences are the best ones.
"We will not support a platform that incites violence, racism, and lies," tweeted Talkspace CEO Oren Frank on Monday.
Coronavirus has underscored how Big Tech imbues our lives—and it isn't all pretty.
Reporters Without Borders claimed that Beijing's tight control of national media meant that the international community did not appreciate how serious the COVID-19 outbreak was until it was too late.
Terms critical of China's government, information tied to the spread of the disease and references to the handling of the situation have been included in a keyword blacklist.
If social networks were to comply with Pelosi's authoritarianism, they would be ushering in the death of media as we know it.
Social media posts about the death of Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani have been censored or deleted by Instagram, according to the International Federation of Journalists.
Fox News host Jesse Watters called the removal of President Donald Trump from a Canadian television version of 'Home Alone 2' a "liberal edit."
Iran is just the latest government to shut off its internet in a hope to shut down its problems.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings explained the network's decision to pull an episode of 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' in Saudi Arabia, saying Netflix is "not in the news business."
Passengers claim Delta Airlines have edited out references to homosexuality from the version of Elton John biopic "Rocketman" shown on their flights. It's one of several similar claims.
The social media giant complied with more take-down requests from Indian officials than any other country, a study by the Committee to Protect Journalists showed.
In a series of tweets, Senator Elizabeth Warren called Facebook "unprepared" for the 2020 election.
Denise Ho said China's aggressive approach to freedom of expression is only making its reputation worse and its situation more difficult.
"Given that Liberty's violations are public and longstanding, we are left to conclude that the Department's failure to act is deliberate and that it is only interested in enforcing free speech policies against institutions it deems unfriendly," Reps. Levin and Raskin wrote in a letter.
After Marcelo Crivela ordered copies of "Avengers: Children's Crusade" banned because of a gay kiss, Brazil's largest newspaper, Folha de S.Paulo, put the smooch on its front page.
Zarif shared the YouTube link on Instagram, which is also on Iran's banned website list alongside Twitter, Facebook and Telegram.
True liberty means press liberty. Colleges must let the students report the news. Or else.