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Major environmental groups join Facebook ad boycott to protest climate misinformation

Climate Change

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Earthjustice and are joining more than 1,000 companies in pausing their advertising on Facebook in July as part of the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign. Other environmental groups have hesitated to get on board.

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Facebook content moderators sue over psychological trauma

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Facebook wants to create a ‘Supreme Court’ for content moderation. Will it work?

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We asked listeners why they can’t quit Facebook. Here’s what you said.

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International lawmakers seek global regulations for social media

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For years, activists in Southeast Asia warned Facebook that content on the platform could lead to real-life violence. Then it did.

Global Politics

“We didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm,” Mark Zuckerberg said during a company earnings call

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Activists in Myanmar welcome Zuckerberg’s pledge to clamp down on hate speech. But is it enough?


During Congressional hearings this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to dedicate more resources to moderate hate speech and other content. But some digital rights activists in Myanmar, where the platform has been used to incite ethnic violence, say Facebook is not doing enough.

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Lawmakers want to know about Facebook’s operations beyond the US


During the five-hour hearing, US lawmakers questioned Zuckerberg on the company’s troubles abroad, as well as whether the company plans to use forthcoming European regulations on data protections as a global standard across its platforms.

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Britain asks Facebook for information about suspected Russian influence in Brexit

Global Politics

A British parliamentary committee investigating “fake news” and suspected foreign interference in politics said Tuesday it has asked Facebook for details on Russian-linked ads used during the Brexit vote and June’s general election.

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What’s the role of social media in the news media?


Fake news stories spread like viruses across social media sites this election season. What can — and should — be done to stop fake news in the future?