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Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020
A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred the social network's progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias.
Facebook hired the audit's leader, former American Civil Liberties Union executive Laura Murphy, in May 2018...
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
For a company bent on making the world more open, Facebook has long been secretive about the details of how it runs its social network — particularly how things go wrong and what it does about them.
Yet on Tuesday, Facebook rushed forward to alert Congress and the public that it had...
Friday, Apr. 6, 2018
Facebook's No. 2 executive says the company should have conducted an audit after learning that a political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago.
Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told NBC's "Today" show that at the time, Facebook received legal assurances...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting.
Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief...
Tuesday, May. 5, 2015
Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work.
The players will deliver the...