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People who were watching the attack live did not call the police.
Facebook began testing the software in the United States in March, when the company started scanning the text of Facebook posts and comments for phrases that could be signals of an impending suicide.
Russian-paid pro-Trump Facebook ads show a remarkably competent grasp of American right-wing culture, clearly mapping the soul of the Trump campaign.
Facebook’s latest data far exceeds the company’s previous disclosures.
“These ads caused harm and additional resentment to young people who unselfishly fight for justice and equality for African Americans,” said Rep. Cedric L. Richmond.
Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said last month that the company would begin treating political ads differently from other ads.
“If Vladimir Putin is using Facebook or Google or Twitter to, in effect, destroy our democracy, the American people should know about it,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) said Monday.
Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google have been asked to testify about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election before a House of Representatives panel.
From fake Black activist social media accounts to a Facebook ad of a Black woman ready to fire a gun, Russian trolls attempted to manipulate Americans.
In a Facebook post, an Ohio firefighter used a racial slur saying the lives of Blacks are less important than animals.
A meme posted on the Chelan County Emergency Management page encouraging killing protesters receives backlash on social media.
“I live in the ’hood. Should I recuse myself from every criminal case that has happened on the west side?” said Judge Greg Griffin.
Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.
A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.
Video shows the girl comforting her mother Diamond Reynolds in a police car following the shooting death of Castile.
In a Facebook post, Rep. Clay Higgins said radicalized Islamic suspects should be hunted down and killed as “all of Christendom is at war with Islamic horror.”
“The culture is the problem. And the solution, graduates, is you,” Reshma Saujani told Harvard graduates.
“We are the subject of scapegoating, especially during the Trump era,” said 23-year-old Belén Sisa.
“If we can't crack Facebook, how are we supposed to be able to confront Russian aggression and cyber hacking throughout our military?” one Senator asked.
The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it “cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community.”
Fifty-seven percent of tech workers said they did not know what actions their company is taking to address the issue.
The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.
Is Facebook responsible for its technology being used as a vehicle for hate?