Neo-Nazi Arrested After Threatening to Kidnap Woman on Facebook and Saying He Wanted to Kill All Hispanics
“I will stop at nothing until you, your family, your friends, your entire WORTHLESS LATIN RACE IS RACIALLY EXTERMINATED,” he allegedly wrote on Facebook.
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Clueless Celebrities Are Making an Instagram Hoax Go Viral
Countless users are sharing a version of an Instagram post that falsely claims the platform will “disclose" after an unspecified time “tomorrow.”
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How China Used Facebook and Twitter to Bombard Hong Kong With Propaganda
The platforms suspended hundreds of accounts they say were used in a state-run campaign to discredit pro-democracy protests.
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Instagram Launches Bug Bounty for Apps that Steal User Data
On Wednesday, Facebook expanded beyond its bounties for third party apps stealing user data to also apply to Instagram.
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Facebook and YouTube Are Failing to Detect Terrorist Content in Arabic
"Jihadists are aware that Arabic, in addition to considering it a sacred language, provides a linguistic firewall which their adversaries find difficult to penetrate."
This Tool Lets You See Facebook’s Targeted Political Ads All Over the World
Facebook has failed to be fully transparent with data concerning political advertising, so two researchers collected the data themselves.
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Instagram Apologizes For Blocking Caribbean Carnival Content
The popular platform says a “mistake” was made by hiding posts made by festival goers.
Internal Documents Show Why the NYPD Tries to Be 'Funny' Online
Documents obtained by Motherboard show that NYPD social media officers are explicitly instructed to “be funny” in order to “build trust” on official social media channels.
The ‘Storm Area 51’ Event Has Turned Into a Marketing Stunt
The Facebook meme event has become a really good way of selling alien-themed merch.
Trump Invites Fringe Social Media Company Popular With Nazis to the White House
Minds.com was invited to a social media summit (featuring several far-right figures), but not Facebook and Twitter.
Facebook and Twitter Suck, So Here's How to Make Your Own Social Media Network
Artist and programmer Darius Kazemi has created a guide to running small social network sites.
Facebook Is Censoring Posts That Could Save Opioid Users' Lives
Facebook appears to be blocking people who warn users about poisonous batches of drugs or who supply materials used to test for fentanyl.