Facebook Newsroom – 4.12.19 (4.10.19)
Today, we’re kicking off a new collaborative process with outside experts on misinformation. The goal: to arrive at externally-validated, consistent approaches that have the potential to help Facebook catch greater quantities of misinformation, more efficiently.
Read more: Teaming Up Against False News
Facebook Newsroom – 4.9.19
People turn to Facebook to find community during life’s highs and lows. We know the loss of a friend or family member can be devastating — and we want Facebook to be a place where people can support each other while honoring the memory of their loved ones.
Read more: Making It Easier to Honor a Loved One on Facebook After They Pass Away
Facebook Newsroom – 4.2.19 (3.31.19)
News Feed is always personalized to you — and starting today you’ll have even more information and control over your experience.
We’re introducing “Why am I seeing this post?” to help you better understand and more easily control what you from see the friends, Pages and Groups you follow in your News Feed. This is the first time that we’ve built information on how ranking works directly into the app.
Read more: More Clarity, More Control
Facebook Newsroom – 4.1.19 (3.31.19)
Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities. Every day we make decisions about what speech is harmful, what constitutes political advertising, and how to prevent sophisticated cyberattacks. These are important for keeping our community safe. But if we were starting from scratch, we wouldn’t ask companies to make these judgments alone.
Read more: Four Ideas to Regulate the Internet
Facebook Newsroom – 3.29.19 (3.27.19)
Today we’re announcing a ban on praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism on Facebook and Instagram, which we’ll start enforcing next week. It’s clear that these concepts are deeply linked to organized hate groups and have no place on our services.
Read more: Standing Against Hate | Facebook Newsroom