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LinkedIn employees made 'offensive comments' during anti-racism meeting - CNET

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 07:33 (GMT) | cnet.com

They were shared during a company Q&A that allowed people to ask questions anonymously.

Facebook's Zuckerberg promises a review of content policies after backlash

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 07:23 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says to review content policies after facing backlash over Trump posts

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 06:05 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook Inc is looking at improving the social network's content policies, while building products to advance racial justice, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday in response to the ongoing protests in the United States.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says company is reviewing policies amid criticism - CNET

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 05:57 (GMT) | cnet.com

Some of the social network's toughest critics have been its own employees.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says working on products to promote racial justice

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 05:43 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook Inc has started a workstream for building products to advance racial justice in response to the ongoing protests in the country, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

Twitter, Facebook disable Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 04:59 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Instagram disabled U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on their platforms on Friday, citing copyright complaints.

Facebook limits spread of 'Boogaloo' groups amid protests

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 02:30 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday.

Facebook says it found no foreign interference targeting U.S. protests

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 01:48 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had seen no evidence of coordinated foreign interference on its platforms targeting U.S. anti-racism protests, after the U.S. attorney general said foreign groups were trying to exacerbate the situation.

Searching Twitter for 'racist' shows you President Donald Trump's account - CNET

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 00:28 (GMT) | cnet.com

The president has been locked in a battle with Twitter.

Facebook says it hasn't found evidence of foreign meddling in protests - CNET

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 23:34 (GMT) | cnet.com

The social network cautions people about reaching conclusions without clear evidence.

Daily Crunch: Twitter has a record week

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 23:20 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Twitter sees record downloads, Signal adds a new face-blurring feature and Facebook rethinks its approach to government-backed media. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 5, 2020. 1. Twitter has a record-breaking week as users looked for news of protests and COVID-19 Civil unrest due to the nationwide George Floyd protests drove Twitter to a record […]

Twitter removes Trump campaign videos due to copyright complaint - CNET

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 20:29 (GMT) | cnet.com

The videos paid tribute to George Floyd and slammed "radical leftwing groups" for the unrest seen across the US.

Facebook to apply state media labels on Russian, Chinese outlets

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 16:12 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Facebook Inc will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations, and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users, it said on Thursday.

Twitter disables Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 11:30 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

Twitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform, citing a copyright complaint.

Facebook to save US users from ads bought by foreign state-controlled media

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 09:56 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

Leaving more room for false ads bought by local politicians, which it still allows

Facebook will hide ads bought by state-owned media outlets from its US-based users, as part of its plan to provide an extra layer of protection against various types of foreign influence in the public debate ahead of the November 2020 election in the US.

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