Along with a multiple-billion dollar fine, Facebook is required to have an "outside assessor"–a sort of privacy cop–to monitor violations of users' privacy, the targeted spread of harmful content, and instances of collecting far more data than is warranted.
The agency won't say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.
Dozens of hateful posts in a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents raise questions about how well if at all the company is policing disturbing postings and comments made outside of public view.
In the group, current and former Border Patrol agents joked about the death of migrants, posted vulgar images of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and shared racist memes.
Demonstrators gather in the council chamber to protest at Philadelphia City Hall on June 20th, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The court ruled that First Amendment protections don't apply to a corporation that operates a public access channel in New York.
Experts say the initiative does not "have much teeth to it" but that it does not run contrary to the First Amendment.
The vote comes amid concerns that the technology violates civil liberties and is subject to racial biases.
They grew up with phones in their hands—and learned early not to blindly trust the Internet.
With access to seemingly unlimited social archives, young people still understand nostalgia. It might just be a bit different from their parents' version.
The tech giant announced the $3-5 billion fine alongside an 8 percent annual usership increase.
The dispute between HUD and Facebook over how advertisers target ads looks to be coming to a head. How did we get here?
The Democratic presidential hopeful has proposed dismantling Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon monopolies.
Facebook and YouTube rushed to remove violent videos. An expert discusses why we need a "reckoning" for online content moderation.
The company announced Tuesday that it would stop allowing advertisers of housing, jobs, and credit to target people based on characteristics such as race, gender, age, national origin, family status, and disability.
A Facebook event planned seven years in advance became observational comedy about the weird geography of a world built by Palo Alto coders.
The little-known provision that empowers tech companies to experiment with new ways of imposing and enforcing norms on new sites of discourse could be changed.
A landmark decision in Germany's antitrust authority determined that Facebook could not combine data from its other entities without user consent.
New developments in the private sector provide a striking contrast from China's perceived status as a surveillance state—even as the government continues to monitor its citizens.
New reports have implicated Facebook and other social media platforms for their role in the spread of anti-vaccine propaganda.