"This pandemic billionaire wealth surge is a grotesque milestone after three decades of wealth steadily flowing to the top," said Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies.
"Facebook's enforcement of its own policies is consistently and demonstrably insufficient," Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wrote in a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday.
The billionaire tech CEO appeared before Congress on Thursday, testifying virtually alongside his peers from Twitter and Google.
Zuckerberg, along with Google CEO Sundar Pichair and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, will face questioning from Senate committees over their companies' role in the proliferation of misinformation online.
"You're going to jail along with Jack Dorsey, you know you are," Lindell said. "I have big teams investigating."
The Fox News TV host called on Congress to tighten asylum laws, because she believed it would help protect American jobs, safety, healthcare, and education.
The billionaire social media boss spoke about his firm's Reality Labs division, and his appearance was seemingly linked to app glitches experienced by some listeners.
Once a scrappy underdog, the company's apps reach billions of people each month, making it billions of dollars every year.
"Lives are literally hanging in the balance of your corporate actions and decisions," the representatives wrote in response to the Facebook-organized Dodger Stadium anti-vaccine protest Saturday, "you must do more."
Nick Clegg has acknowledged that social bans raised significant questions over big tech's role in the democratic process.
The president—who will exit the White House on Wednesday following the inauguration of Joe Biden—was effectively exiled from mainstream social media platforms this month after the violence.
Sparked by a trend asking people to share their favorite political moments, the clip of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioning the Facebook CEO about conservative outlets serving as fact-checkers has resurfaced.
"We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.
"This is your chance to finally defend democracy. Ban Trump from Twitter—for good!" the "Borat" star tweeted following yesterday's violent takeover of the Capitol.
Facebook is investing heavily in Virtual Reality technology with the goal of increasing user engagement. But some people are worried it will raise the stakes in the social-media company's surveillance of users.
According to the Twitter account, @Facebook'sTop10, the president has dominated 40 percent of the highest reaching link posts on Facebook in the past day.
"As long as you are susceptible, you are part of the problem, not part of the solution," the nation's top infectious disease expert said in an interview with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg Monday.
The tech industry billionaire just got richer, with the Bloomberg Billionaires Index showing his net worth has surged to $128 billion. In terms of wealth, he only trails Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
At the same Senate hearing, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "We intend to learn from all of our experience with this election and bring all of that learning going forward to make it more robust."
Facebook ruled that a video of Bannon calling for the infectious disease expert, Dr. Fauci's head to be put on a spike outside the White House, had not violated enough rules to warrant a suspension.
"We have specific rules around how many times you need to violate certain policies before we will deactivate your account completely," Zuckerberg said.
As Donald Trump refuses to concede defeat to Joe Biden and pushes claims of voter fraud, the "Borat" star warned the Facebook CEO that the "world is watching."
Bill Russo, the Biden campaign's communications director, has accused the Mark Zuckerberg-led social media giant of "shredding the fabric of our democracy."
The Fox News host claimed that financial backing from the two billionaires impacted on everything from district attorney and school board races to canvassing, saying it had a "huge effect."
Facebook has said it will remove content that attempts to "suppress participation, intimidate voters, or organize to do so," and will be hunting for such issues in real-time.
False claims about voting and election security are flourishing on Facebook, despite the platform's pledge to curb such content.
"It's the biggest story and Big Tech, together with the Lamestream Media, isn't allowing a word to be said about it."
Blasting Facebook and Twitter, the Republican senator said: "They can silence anyone and everyone who dares report on any facts, any news, inconsistent with the desires of the big tech billionaires."
The wealth of Tesla chief executive Elon Musk skyrocketed 277 percent from March to October. Meanwhile, almost 62 million Americans lost work between March 21 and September 19.
While many praised the move as being the right one, some noted that it came 16 years after Facebook was created.