Category: Facebook

5.48pm EDT17:48 Summary This four-hour House hearing was incredibly long, but not particularly illuminating, except insofar as revealing the personal preoccupations of various individual congresspeople. To recap the events of the day: Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey testified to the…

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I was in Mosul, the Islamic State group’s former capital in northern Iraq, on a reporting assignment about children returning to a school that had been shut down for three years by jihadists. I was thinking of how best to…

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Facebook’s efforts to crack down on hate speech in Myanmar, which has contributed to violent attacks against the minority Muslim population, have been inadequate, according to a Reuters investigation. The social media company has faced warnings from human rights groups…

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Mark Zuckerberg defended the rights of Facebook users to publish Holocaust denial posts, saying he didn’t “think that they’re intentionally getting it wrong”. In an interview with Recode published on Wednesday, the CEO also explained Facebook’s decision to allow the…

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