Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Facebook

How this database is tracking and exposing officers’ bigoted Facebook posts

It’s found more than 5,000 racist, sexist, and Islamophobic Facebook posts and comments by law enforcement.

Libra: Facebook’s audacious bid for global monetary control

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies. This has now been demonstrated – not in the United...

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.

Facebook hires Koch-funded climate deniers for ‘fact-checking’

Fighting fake news with more fake news is a sure recipe for disaster. Especially during a climate emergency.

‘Zuckerberg must resign now’: Outrage after report shows Facebook let corporate...

"No one should trust Facebook until they change their business model."

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

How Big Oil dodges Facebook’s new ad transparency rules

We’ve identified 12 ad campaigns in which energy, insurance and other industries masked their sponsorship of political messages on Facebook.

An introduction to the Koch digital media network

Digital advertising is a great place to start, but to really get to know the network one has to follow the money.

Facebook is letting job advertisers target only men

A review by ProPublica found that 15 employers in the past year, including Uber, have advertised jobs on Facebook exclusively to one sex, with many of the ads playing to stereotypes.

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