Category: Facebook

Indonesia to Examine Whether Facebook Breached Laws on Data

Facebook to confirm whether personal data from any of its citizens was shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica and is coordinating with police in case any laws were breached. Facebook said this week that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. The

Facebook censoring news, claims report

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s “trending” list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media. An unnamed former Facebook employee told Gizmodo that workers “routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers,” according to

Facebook’s trending topic controversy: All you need to know

What’s behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its”trending topics” feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives? According to the technology blog Gizmodo , which is owned by Gawker Media, a former Facebook contractor with self-described conservative leanings said Facebook downplayed news that conservatives are interested in and artificially