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An iPhone displays the Facebook app in New Orleans on Aug. 11, 2019. Two Facebook users are seeking damages on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Canadians whose personal data may have been improperly used for political purposes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jenny Kane

Planned class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information

The probe followed reports that Facebook let an outside organization use an app to access users’ personal information

 

Facebook’s public policy director Neil Potts, left, and global director and head of public policy Canada, Kevin Chan, speak with the clerk as he places name plates for Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as they wait to appear before The International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Facebook Canada says it is taking measures to ensure election integrity ahead of the Oct. 24 vote in British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Facebook says its election integrity strategy is in effect in B.C.

Content promoting voter suppression will be removed under the company’s community standards

 

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump post

This is not the first time that Facebook has removed a post from Trump

 

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook has a long tradition of cloning competitive services

Facebook civil rights audit: ‘Serious setbacks’ mar progress

Facebook civil rights audit: ‘Serious setbacks’ mar progress

Black worker files discrimination complaint against Facebook

Oscar Veneszee, Jr. has worked as an operations program manager at Facebook since 2017

Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

#StopHateforProfit campaign continues

  • Jul 2, 2020

A pinch where it hurts: can Facebook weather the ad boycott?

A pinch where it hurts: can Facebook weather the ad boycott?

Lawsuit accuses property managers of ageist Facebook ads

Lawsuit accuses property managers of ageist Facebook ads

Lululemon, MEC, Arc’teryx and Moosehead Breweries join Facebook ad boycott

Lululemon, MEC, Arc’teryx and Moosehead Breweries join Facebook ad boycott

Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts – even Trump’s

Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts - even Trump’s

Facebook pays $9.5 million to end Competition Bureau’s probe into privacy claims

False impression that privacy settings gave users control over personal information

Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Warning labels stopped 95 per cent of users

  • Apr 17, 2020

Federal privacy watchdog wants judge to declare Facebook broke laws on personal info

In 2019, Daniel Therrien found that Facebook allowed personal data to be used for political purposes

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Social media giant is expected to meet with Congress Monday