Subcommittee Chairperson David Cicilline tore into the CEOs with allegations of corporate espionage, unethical business practice, privacy violations, and monopoly.
Under the new law, social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter will be required to designate representatives for investigations and legal proceedings relating to offences on their platforms.
Ahead of a major anti-trust congressional hearing on the four corporate giants, their leaders have expressed positive sentiments that fly in the face of past hearings.
With economic implosion accelerating at an alarming pace, the Facebook group ‘Lebanon Barters’ attempts to stem the tide by facilitating trade of essential goods between distressed citizens.
Facebook has banned a Trump campaign team’s social post over Antifa for violating the social media network’s policy against hate.
Social media giant suspends fake accounts tied to Roger Stone – a longtime ally of US President Trump – Brazil's President Bolsonaro, and networks in Canada, Ecuador, and Ukraine which disguised their true origins.
An independent civil rights audit of Facebook found the social network has not been able to protect its users and urged it to build a “civil rights infrastructure” into all aspects of the company.
Twitter said it had suspended all information requests from Hong Kong authorities immediately after the law went into effect last week.
The non-binding guidelines apply to social platforms where audiovisual content is seen as an essential. EU countries have until September 19 to implement the rules.
The disrupted network was loosely affiliated with the "Boogaloo" movement, whose followers have appeared at recent protests while heavily armed, the Silicon Valley-based company said.
Facebook boasts some seven million advertisers, causing some experts to predict the social network will bounce back despite an initial $50B in losses.
Organisers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the social media company to remove hate speech.
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