Rebecca Hennes Updated 2:02 pm CDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 PHOTOS: Racist and controversial incidents Many in the Katy ISD community are upset about this Facebook post the Police Department made Thursday morning, saying it is racially offensive. >>>See more for racist, controversial or hate crimes of Texas in recent years... less PHOTOS: … [Read more...] about Katy ISD apologizes after parents express outrage over what they call a racist Facebook post
Rob Price, provided by Published 8:14 am PDT, Saturday, October 27, 2018 Mark Kolbe/Getty Images A Russian woman has been charged by the US Justice Department with conspiring to interfere with the US midterm elections. She has been accused of orchestrating a $35 million social media scheme to create fake accounts and post divisive propaganda, similar to what … [Read more...] about Russia has allegedly been spreading far-right propaganda on Facebook to try and influence the US midterms — here it is (FB)
Officials said this week that Facebook would face a £500,000 fine from the UK over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but it was a drop in the bucket for the massive company. “We considered these contraventions to be so serious we imposed the maximum penalty under the previous legislation,” the head of the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said in … [Read more...] about Facebook’s UK Cambridge Analytica fine was incredibly small
A recent report shows that Facebook’s new political advertising system allows users to attach a “Paid for” disclosure to an ad in the name of any politician, political group or even terrorist group without full verification by Facebook. According to a recent report from Vice News, Facebook’s new political advertising tools can be easily manipulated with … [Read more...] about Report: Facebook’s Political Ad Tools Allows Users to Purchase Ads in the Name of Mike Pence, ISIS, Others
Social media remains a popular internet application, and is a powerful platform for connecting with family and friends, as well as finding like minded individuals across many topics. Dating back over a decade to 2004, Facebook remains the leader in social media, with 2.23 billion users worldwide, and is also the most popular social media app in the US with over 168 million … [Read more...] about What does Facebook know about you?