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A legal action accuses Facebook and 10 employers of discrimination for targeting ads exclusively to men.

  • Sep 18, 2018

The Silicon Valley leaders who will testify before Congress for the first time on Wednesday come to Washington with personal styles that could not be more different.

  • Sep 5, 2018

But highly publicized moves by Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube against Russian and Iranian online meddling have thrown into sharp relief the comparatively low-key response by the federal government.

  • Aug 24, 2018

The Iranian effort dated to 2011 and had ties to state media operations in that country, Facebook said, involving hundreds of accounts on both Facebook and its sister site, Instagram. It also spread to Twitter and YouTube, with accounts that both companies said they also removed.

  • Aug 21, 2018

The previously unreported ratings system, which Facebook has developed over the last year, shows that the fight against the gaming of tech systems has evolved to include measuring the credibility of users to help identify malicious actors.

  • Aug 21, 2018

The company said it disabled phony websites meant to look like real sites used by the Senate and Washington nonprofit organizations.

  • Aug 21, 2018

  • Aug 21, 2018

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said he is rethinking core parts of the social media platform so that it doesn’t enable the spread of hate speech, harassment and false news, including conspiracy theories shared by prominent users like Alex Jones and Infowars.

  • Aug 15, 2018

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

  • Aug 15, 2018

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
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