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Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers The lawsuit adds to Facebook’s woes in Washington, where the social network also faces antitrust questions. Outside the headquarters of Facebook, which the Justice Department accused of favoring immigrants over Americans when hiring.Credit…Jason […]

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Facebook has begun ghosting the “Oculus” moniker in its VR division

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Facebook Our “Facebookening of Oculus” series continues today with the announcement of the Facebook Connect conference as a free, live-streamed event on September 16. You may remember years of “Oculus Connect” conferences, which focused on the company’s efforts in virtual reality and other “mixed reality” mediums. That conference is dead. It’s […]

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Facebook closes network of accounts and pages affiliated with Roger Stone for manipulation

Facebook officials said Stone, a longtime friend of Trump’s, used fake accounts and other deceptive measures to manipulate public debate. In at least a small number of occasions, Stone also drew attention to posts made by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, which at the time was publishing damaging Democratic Party emails originally stolen by Russian hackers, the […]

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Facebook met with civil rights groups after hundreds of companies joined ad boycott

The boycott organizers “didn’t hear anything today to convince us that Zuckerberg and his colleagues are taking action,” said Free Press Co-CEO Jessica J. González, who attended the virtual meeting, which lasted over an hour. “Instead of committing to a timeline to root out hate and disinformation on Facebook, the company’s leaders delivered the same […]

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Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google CEOs to testify before antitrust panel on July 27

(Reuters) — The chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet’s Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Apple’s Tim Cook will appear before the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee as part […]