The organization released a report Thursday alleging that the extensive surveillance by the tech giants pose a "systematic threat to human rights."
The Massachusetts senator claimed Facebook was trying to charm Republican lawmakers as it faced four government antitrust investigations.
Protesters picketed outside the conservative Federalist Society dinner in Washington D.C. where the Supreme Court justice spoke on Thursday.
Researchers found 54 percent of anti-vaccine ads were posted by the World Mercury Project and Stop Mandatory Vaccination. There were "significantly" higher numbers of buyers for pro-vaccine ads
Warren has called for the breakup of Big Tech like Facebook; founder Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to "go to the mat" and fight if she's elected.
Bill Maher ridiculed Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for creating a "stupider" culture of people who no longer read, but defended the social media network's decision not to fact-check political advertisements.
Facebook announced Friday that they will be removing any post containing the name of the Ukrainian Whistleblower. They say that any post containing the name violates their "coordinating harm" policy.
Before the pursuit, the man had reportedly said that he wanted to get involved in a chase with officers.
The president of the Conference of European Rabbis said society must "come to terms with this threat and this danger" as online hate leads to terror attacks.
If these near-monopolies are unwilling to protect the public from misinformation, they shouldn't have as much power to spread it.
Swedish police will soon be able to secretly install spyware to read encrypted messages on the computers and telephones of crime suspects. The results will be keenly watched in Washington and beyond.
"Every square inch of that is a lie and it's under your logo," screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said in an open letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. "That's not defending free speech, Mark."
"We aren't taking action on simply the emoji," a Facebook company spokesperson tells "Newsweek" amid reports that sexually-suggestive emoji were being outlawed on its platforms.
Facebook has sued the NSO Group for allegedly perpetrating a WhatsApp hack that targeted politicians and journalists in at least three different countries.
Officers reported to the scene of an alleged suicide, but arrested Jeffrey Antonio Langford after they reviewed a trio of videos he had streamed on Facebook Live.
Calgary-based Wax Partnership and the Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists want to raise awareness about dissemination of incorrect information.
"It just shows you that only is Facebook not enforcing any kind of truth in advertising, there's no tools for people to get it to the fact-checkers—that I can see—and people believe it," the man behind the fake 90-second ad told Newsweek.
North Dakota Democrat Oley Larsen has refused to resign his leadership position after controversial social media posts, despite being called upon by Democrats and Republicans to do so.
The 35-year-old tech mogul said his stance was two-fold: It's important to give people a voice and the revenue from political ads was too small to justify the controversy surrounding the matter.
The hearing will be available to watch on several broadcast platforms—including YouTube, C-Span3 and the House Financial Services Committee website at 10 a.m. ET.
Connecticut political leaders have united to condemn social media attacks against female politicians.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is on the committee that will question Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill tomorrow.
The freshman congresswoman criticized the Facebook CEO at a rally on Saturday in which she endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for president.
While the social media platform may have flaws concerning privacy, election security and disinformation, the 35-year-old tech mogul said the grievances users have with Facebook can continue to be ironed out by the company and by government regulators.
As people are calling on Facebook to do more to stop the spread of misinformation ahead of the 2020 election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on his refusal to "police" the company's broad interpretation of political speech.
A police officer found a bowl of dog food surrounded by blood at the suspect's home.
The presidential hopeful's latest attack came after Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook's decision to not remove misleading political adverts from the site.
In a series of tweets, Senator Elizabeth Warren called Facebook "unprepared" for the 2020 election.
"I certainly worry about an erosion of truth," the Facebook co-founder and CEO admitted.