Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available to download for free on a website frequented by low-level hacking enthusiasts.
As malicious conspiracy theories continue to spread, lawmakers are pounding the social media companies over their market dominance, harvesting of user data and practices that some believe actually encourage the spread of engaging but potentially harmful misinformation.
A representative with Facebook communications acknowledged Wednesday a fraudulent image circulating of an apparent post from Robert Aaron Long, the confessed gunman in multiple Atlanta-area spa shootings.
Facebook said Monday it will add labels to all posts about COVID-19 vaccines containing “credible information” from the World Health Organization.
Sometimes you have to let loose and bust a move. That's the mindset of this officer with the Georgia Tech Police Department.
Illinois Facebook users may be entitled to at least $345 each after a federal judge approved a $650 million settlement in a lawsuit over Facebook's photo-tagging technology dating back to 2015.
Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry" over the next three years.
Facebook announced Monday it would be launching the "largest worldwide campaign" to combat misinformation surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccines.
Facebook's Oversight Board is calling for public input regarding the indefinite suspension of former President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Federal prosecutors say a Northern California man has been charged with stockpiling weapons, including pipe bombs, and the FBI said he sent texts that could be seen as threats against the governor's office.
Anyone who searches on Facebook for terms related to the Holocaust or Holocaust denial will see a message labeled “Learning about the Holocaust,” which includes a link to read credible information about the Nazi genocide.
A Kissimmee police officer is out of a job, after sharing questionable posts on his Facebook profile, his supervisors say.
Facebook has reportedly sent out an internal memo about employee safety, warning staff to avoid wearing or carrying company branded items in public.
Social media platforms have taken unprecedented actions against the president of the United States.
Douglas County spent more than $160,000 in legal fees after a commissioner reneged on a promise to unblock critics from his Facebook page.
Facebook said Tuesday it will temporarily pause its ban on political advertising in the U.S. to allow ads for the Georgia runoff elections for the state’s two Senate seats.
The antitrust lawsuits were announced by the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Sansec have discovered a novel technique that inserts payment skimmers onto checkout pages, known as e-skimming or a Magecart attack.
Australia’s government will soon reveal in Parliament legislation that would make Facebook and Google pay for journalism.
The social network said it will remove any Facebook or Instagram posts with false information about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts.