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A Rohingya refugee cries after saying her husband was killed by military in Myanmar.

Facebook will start pulling down fake news that could incite violence, as Mark Zuckerberg admits ‘deep sense of responsibility’ for past f...

Facebook will work with external organisations to determine whether posts contain inaccurate information that may lead to social unrest. If both boxes are ticked, the posts will be pulled down.

People are really upset over Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to ban Holocaust deniers from Facebook

In an interview with Recode, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that he wouldn't ban Holocaust deniers from the platform because it's not Facebook's job to prevent anyone from saying something false — but to stop fake news and misinformation spreading. People aren't buying it.

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t ban Holocaust deniers because it wants to give people ‘a voice’

Facebook, with a 2 billion-member social network, has been criticized over the spread of fake news, but it refuses to delete conspiracy theorists' posts.
Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix appeared before a parliamentary select committee in June.

Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook data was accessed in Russia

British politician Damian Collins told CNN that an investigation into data misuse has found evidence that Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data was accessed from Russia.
Facebook moderators are trained to evaluate graphically violent content.

Secretly filmed footage reveals the training Facebook moderators are put through

The training Facebook moderators are put through has been revealed in secretly filmed footage, recorded by a reporter for British broadcaster Channel 4. But Facebook said the training 'falls short of the high standards we expect.'

Facebook VP apologizes to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk, despite their misrepresentation of the dispute

A Facebook official publicly apologized to the right wing Trump supporting online personalities Diamond & Silk during a congressional hearing on Tuesday, despite the duo repeatedly misrepresenting the facts of their dispute earlier this year.

Facebook’s testimony before Congress started with a surprise as 3 protesters held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a 2-...

Soon after the House Judiciary Committee hearing on social-media content filtering began, three protesters held up images showing Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg as the heads of a large octopus with its legs around the world.
The undercover reporter at work as a Facebook moderator.

A reporter went undercover as a Facebook moderator and was trained not to delete certain racist memes and images of child abuse

A reporter for the British broadcaster Channel 4 went undercover as a Facebook moderator at CPL Resources. The person found that Facebook was failing to delete shocking images of graphic violence, child abuse, and racism, including a little boy being beaten by an adult man.
A court in Germany has ruled that Facebook messages can be inherited.

Facebook told to give parents access to the private messages of their dead daughter

A high court in Germany ruled on Thursday that Facebook data and messages can be inherited much like physical diaries or letters. The landmark ruling comes as a result of a case in which a mother was denied access to her dead daughter's Facebook messages.
An early investment in Facebook would be worth nearly five times as much today.

Here’s how much you would have made investing $1,000 in Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and 19 other major companies back in the day

Using historical price data from Yahoo Finance, we took a look at how an early investment in 22 big-name companies — including Facebook, Amazon, Walmart, and Netflix — would have turned out over the years.