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The tech industry’s crackdown is a sign of heightened aggressiveness ahead of a planned far-right gathering this weekend inspired by the riots in Charlottesville.

  • Aug 10, 2018

People on Facebook said they were interested in attending anti-Trump rallies hosted by a group that Facebook banned last week, including a sing-along in front of the White House and a protest in Rome when the president was meeting with the pope last year, according to archived pages.

  • Aug 8, 2018

  • Aug 6, 2018

At least three groups that Facebook banned this week for spreading disinformation shared similar names and traits with Twitter accounts that had been linked publicly to Russia six weeks earlier, underscoring the challenges of swiftly shutting down malicious influence campaigns even once strong hints emerge of who is behind it.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Spots that target Spanish-speakers or Hispanics face different scrutiny than those for a broader audience

  • Aug 3, 2018

  • Aug 1, 2018

The social media company said that it couldn’t tie the activity to Russia, which interfered on its platform around the 2016 presidential election. But Facebook said the three dozen profiles shared a pattern of behavior with the previous Russian disinformation campaign.

  • Jul 31, 2018

A pair of ugly earnings reports last week from Facebook and Twitter underscored their struggles to overcome Russia’s attempts to manipulate American voters during the 2016 presidential election.

  • Jul 31, 2018

The cost of its missteps finally caught up with Facebook this week, sending its stock down more than $100 billion Thursday in the largest drop in value in Wall Street history.

  • Jul 26, 2018

Another fallout from the crises at the world's largest social network.

  • Jun 14, 2018
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