Latest from Elizabeth Dwoskin

The penalty is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million fine the agency imposed on Google in 2012.

  • Jan 18, 2019

The suit stems from revelations last year that the company awarded a $90 million exit package to executive Andy Rubin even as he was being pushed out over sexual misconduct allegations.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Facebook said it is investigating whether an organization backed by Internet billionaire and Democratic megadonor Reid Hoffman violated the social media giant’s policies when it set up several misleading news pages in a bid to target U.S. voters with left-leaning political messages.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Party operatives and a research firm known to have roles in “Project Birmingham” are distancing themselves from its most controversial activities.

  • Jan 6, 2019

Online hate presaged some of the year’s most disturbing and deadly attacks. But the broader impact was more subtle and widespread, etching hidden scars into people’s psyches.

  • Dec 28, 2018

The allegations stem from news reports, first in The Washington Post on Tuesday, in which researcher Jonathon Morgan acknowledged creating a misleading Facebook page targeting conservative voters in Alabama and also buying retweets to test his ability to provide “lift” for social media messages.

  • Dec 20, 2018

The operatives unloaded on the special counsel via fake accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and beyond.

  • Dec 17, 2018

YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.

  • Dec 10, 2018

A key British lawmaker alleged Wednesday that Facebook maintained “whitelisting agreements” that gave select companies preferential access to valuable data on users without their consent, echoing a key claim from an app developer's lawsuit.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Twitter said Jones had posted a new show that violated the company's rules banning violent threats.

  • Aug 15, 2018
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