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Facebook has major problems monitoring hate speech and Germany is not having it

As recent user activity makes clear, Facebook hasn’t done a damn thing to monitor hate speech on its platform.

Kelly Kanayama | November 29, 2016 - 3:20 pm

Mark Zuckerberg outlines plan to address fake news, but that was only part of the problem

Creating blindness to the pervasiveness of other ideas was arguably social media’s biggest pitfall this election season.

Kylie Cheung | November 22, 2016 - 10:12 am

West Virginia mayor resigns after gleefully responding to FB post calling Michelle Obama an “ape in heels”

How a woman so stupid was elected mayor is beyond me — judging you fine folks in the city of Clay.

Bené Viera | November 16, 2016 - 4:11 pm

Mark Zuckerberg refuses to admit that fake news on Facebook influenced the election

Fake news does change minds and certainly fuels misinformed opinions.

Kelly Kanayama | November 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm

New study says Facebook users lead longer lives, and somehow that’s depressing

Yay, longer life! Less yay, longer life spent on Facebook!

Lane Moore | November 1, 2016 - 11:49 am

Facebook allows housing ads to exclude users by “ethnic affinity,” which is maybe illegal

No more excuses, Facebook. We’ve heard too many of them and you still haven’t done anything to help minorities.

Kelly Kanayama | October 31, 2016 - 6:02 pm

Why are people checking in at Standing Rock Indian Reservation on Facebook?

If you stay offline for more than a few hours, you can quickly lose track of what’s happening with activism-related or other Facebook trends. Anyone casually logging onto social media…

Bronwyn Isaac | October 31, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Nonprofit cancer group finds way around Facebook censorship with square boobs

After the Swedish Cancer Society’s original self-help video was flagged as “offensive,” here’s how it cleverly struck back.

Kylie Cheung | October 21, 2016 - 8:37 am

This Facebook employee’s job is to destroy memories and you can see the despair in his eyes

Literally crushing people’s hopes, dreams, and memories every single day must take an emotional toll on a person. Which is why no emotion is evident in his blank stare.

Lauren Holter | September 30, 2016 - 4:23 pm

Embarrassed woman sues parents for posting naked baby photos on Facebook

Don’t try to embarrass your kid on Facebook because they might embarrass your ass in court.

Tai Gooden | September 15, 2016 - 10:14 am

Oh, good day, sir: This penis hurricane is sweeping the nation

I assume in this case Florida news station WJXT4 was just way more mature than the average person when they put up a Facebook post featuring what looks like a crudely drawn

Lane Moore | September 2, 2016 - 12:41 pm
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