Father Pfleger Invites Minister Farrakhan To St. Sabina To Talk Facebook BanLast Thursday, the social media company banned Farrakhan as well as conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer.
Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Promoting 'Violence And Hate'“We've always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology. The process for evaluating potential violators is extensive and it is what led us to our decision to remove these accounts today,” said a Facebook spokesperson.
Privacy-Focused' Facebook Puts The Spotlight On GroupsThe groups cover a wide range of interests and topics — hiking, hair care, parenting, rare diseases. Recommended groups will appear on users' homepages. (The redesign will also do away with Facebook's signature blue banner.)
Jaris McCullum, Former Glenbard East Student, Accused Of Sending Threatening Message To Current StudentA former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard has been accused of sending a threatening message to a current female student at the school.
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up After Massive OutageFacebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday.
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Down Across US, EuropeFacebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.
Facebook Tweaks Tools For Remembering Dead FriendsThe social network said that it is also adding a "tributes" section to accounts that have been memorialized, that is, designated as belonging to someone who has died. Friends and family members will be able to write posts and share photos in this section to remember their loved one.
Mom Loses Son's Grover Doll, Skier Saves The DayAn Illinois mother had a mountain-sized weight lifted from off her shoulder after relocating her son's beloved Grover doll.
Scam Ads Promoting Fake Tax Breaks Prosper On Facebook Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Indiana Man Charged When Secret Service Finds Facebook Post Threatening To Kill The PresidentAn Indiana man appeared in court Monday after allegedly posting a threat to kill the president on social media.
Facebook Charged With Housing Discrimination By HUDHUD said that Facebook is allowing advertisers to exclude people based on their neighborhood by drawing a red line around those neighborhoods on a map and giving advertisers the option of showing ads only to men or only to women.
Facebook Stored Millions Of Passwords In Plain TextThe incident reveals a huge oversight for the company amid a slew of bruises and stumbles in the last couple of years.
Facebook: Service Hindered By Lack Of Local NewsSome 1,800 newspapers have closed in the United States over the last 15 years, according to the University of North Carolina. Newsroom employment has declined by 45 percent as the industry struggles with a broken business model partly caused by the success of companies on the Internet, including Facebook.
Facebook Steps Up Fight Against Vaccine MisinformationIf groups and pages spread those hoaxes, they won't appear in recommendations or in predictions functions when searched for in Facebook. Ads with similar information will be rejected.
Report: Apps Send Sensitive User Data To FacebookThe development comes as Facebook is dealing with increased scrutiny over how it handles user data.