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A trove of internal documents show Facebook didn’t invest in key safety protocols in the company’s largest market.

Didier Reynders, E.U. Commissioner for Justice, wants to swap notes with U.S. regulators.

Congress also wants Facebook to appear for what would be its 31st time.

The board has only been operating for about a year, and it is still in the early phases of negotiating its relationship with the social network. The public recrimination highlights the tensions over Facebook’s handling of requests from the body, and the board’s frustration with the amount of context Facebook is providing for its decisions.

Members of the 'World Doctors Alliance' are spreading falsehoods and stoking fears about the virus.

The Justice Department “adheres to a quite high threshold" for perjury probes, one expert said.

Companies like Apple must now reckon with how oppressive governments use their technologies to extend their power and control.

A top U.K. official says the discoveries bolster calls for regulation.

Microsoft will shut down its LinkedIn service inside China after facing criticism for censoring posts, ending the last major U.S. social-networking site's presence in the country.

Led by Connecticut, more than a dozen state attorneys general are asking Facebook for information related to Frances Haugen’s leaked documents.

The legislation targets Section 230, which shields platforms from liability for hosting user content.

Introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Charles Grassley, the bill is widely viewed as a bellwether for the bipartisan efforts to pass tech legislation.

Andy Parker says the tech giant has misled the public about its handling of violent videos.

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) called on TikTok to provide the panel with information by Oct. 27 about how it enforced policies against extremist and violent content surrounding the Capitol riot.

Gab's conspiratorial posts are getting major traction on Twitter, the Anti-Defamation League said.

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s calls to change the company have broken through, winning bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, calls for more regulation and triggering soul searching among the American public.

The U.S. has been at odds with global allies over taxes targeting U.S. behemoths like Google and Amazon.

Facebook had a bad week. A whistleblower testified before Congress about the danger the company poses, and an outage took down the site and its products for hours. Now, some are rethinking their relationship with Facebook. But can we live without it?

“We’re still trying to put Band-Aids on a leg that’s not even there, that’s been ripped off," one advocate said.

Few if any objections have been raised about the president's latest progressive nominee.

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