Facebook blames networking issues, not a cyberattack, for long downtime
Smoke doesn't always mean fire.
Spanish-language misinformation about vaccines is evading Facebook's moderators
Spanish language posts boasting false claims that the covid-19 vaccine causes magnetism are avoiding fact-checkers at a higher rate than English language posts.
Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation
Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.
Facebook, TikTok, Twitter go after 'OGUsers' members who traffic hacked accounts
Facebook says it took down about 400 Instagram accounts and worked with TikTok and Twitter to help them crack down, too.
Facebook sues to curb data scraping, fake Instagram likes from outside developers
It's part of an effort to show Facebook can regulate itself.
Facebook sues to stop domain scammers from impersonating Instagram, WhatsApp sites
A range of U.S. tech firms now are using court orders to curb apparent scamers.