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Facebook revises affected account number to 30 million; investigation ongoing

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The company also says the FBI has been brought in for an investigation.

Why we’re still not ready for ‘like-war’

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A new book charts the history of the weaponization of information and explains how the U.S. is still struggling to cope with the phenomenon.

Facebook announces 'security issue' affecting nearly 50 million users

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

Social media giant Facebook announced Friday it has discovered a security incident affecting almost 50 million accounts.

'We simply haven't done enough': Facebook and Twitter execs testify on foreign influence campaigns

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Despite the regular infusion of mea culpas, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey touted improvements by both companies in combating foreign influence.

Facebook bans Myanmar general as U.N. calls for independent investigation into Rohingya crisis

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"The ethnic violence in Myanmar has been truly horrific," a Facebook blog read. "While we were too slow to act, we’re now making progress."

Facebook, Twitter remove hundreds of accounts tied to 'coordinated influence' campaign

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Facebook announced it had removed 652 pages, groups and accounts for what the company calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

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