Republican Senator Says Facebook and Instagram Need to ‘Disappear’
Josh Hawley, who works on antitrust, says social media companies don't need to be broken up, they need to be eradicated altogether.
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Thousands of Facebook Groups Go Secret in Fear of the Great 'Zuccing'
Mass panic is the reason all of your Facebook groups just went secret.
YouTube Has Demonetized One of GamerGate's Biggest Voices
Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin formally entered European politics recently, and it's already dealing out consequences.
Google Thought My Phone Number Was Facebook’s and It Ruined My Life
A quirk in Google’s search algorithm turned me into Facebook’s customer support.
A Sex Workers Union Is Organizing Against Instagram Discrimination
The Adult Performers Actors Guild is standing up for sex workers who are tired of being banned from Instagram with no explanation.
Researchers Say Facebook’s Dead Users Could Outnumber the Living Within 50 Years
This study suggests we start thinking seriously about how we handle digital remains.
Canadian Far Right Extremism
This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity
According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Facebook Broke Canadian Privacy Law, Federal Watchdog Finds
“They told us outright they do not agree with our legal findings,” Canada's privacy commissioner said of Facebook.
36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook
The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
After Facebook and Web Host Bans, Far-Right Extremists Are Encrypting and Going IRL
Like ISIS, white nationalist extremist groups are feeling the pinch of internet shutdowns, but are organizing on encrypted channels and meeting up IRL.
Facebook Accidentally Shipped VR Devices With Secret Messages Saying 'Big Brother Is Watching'
Tens of thousands of touch controllers shipped with labels like 'Big Brother Is Watching,' and 'The Masons Were Here.'
Gun Sellers Are Advertising on Instagram and Directing Customers to Encrypted Chat Apps
A leaked Facebook document gives more detail on the type of firearm parts that the social network does not allow people to sell peer-to-peer.