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‘I am pulling the race card today’: Man claims he faced racial discrimination from Facebook Marketplace seller

'The only piece of information she has about me is my name. My Arabic-*ss name.'

On Sep 23, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Facebook voter registration drive prompts unfounded election rigging conspiracies

'The election interfering is already starting.'

On Sep 21, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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College VR lab sent suspicious package with ‘rambling’ anti-Mark Zuckerberg manifesto

The note allegedly decried the ties between academia and VR development.

On Sep 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Turns out she had taken too much Ambien and had been trying to look him up’: TikToker says her mom accidentally made her crush’s name her Facebook status multiple times

'I woke up the next day to a bunch of concerned texts from friends saying I needed to check my mom's Facebook.'

On Sep 9, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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If Kiwi Farms had a billion users: Inside the trans hate groups that run rampant on Facebook

Advocates say Facebook does nothing to stop it.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Facebook engineers admit there’s no way to track all the data it collects on you

Two engineers said there isn't a 'single person that exists' who knows where all its user data is.

On Sep 7, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘If he was a hot janitor you’d be into it’: TikToker shamed for sharing message from high school janitor asking how old she is now

'His behavior was inappropriate. Period.'

On Sep 1, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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‘AI cannot be an excuse’: What happens when Meta’s chatbot brands a college professor a terrorist?

Chatbots can often be wrong. Is there any recourse?

On Aug 25, 2022 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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Meta reaches $37.5 Million settlement for illegally using location data to serve ads

The class action lawsuit alleged that Facebook farmed user location data even if users told it not to.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Republican group accidentally uses KKK symbols in Facebook post

'I would like to offer a deep and sincere apology...'

On Aug 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Facebook is bringing back its ineffective one-week ad ban for the 2022 midterms

The social media giant carried out a similar ban in 2020.

On Aug 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘The Rehearsal’ star Angela responds to ‘Apocalypto’ comments after episode 5’s antisemitism accusations

This episode involved a tense conflict over religion and antisemitism, with Angela responding to viewers in a Facebook video.

On Aug 15, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘They want to say the most incendiary things’: LGBTQ hate explodes online amid ‘Don’t Say Gay.’ It only took a handful of users

'Social media has given a limitless platform to amplify this hate.'

On Aug 10, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘I’M NOT LEAVVINNNN’: Worker puts ‘Karen’ on blast after she tries to get him fired from his family’s restaurant through Facebook review

"'I need to speak to your manager.' ... 'Mooooommmm' ... Karen would walk out so fast."

On Aug 10, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Facebook handed over a teen’s DMs to police, who then arrested her for having an abortion

Police in Nebraska charge a 17-year-old and her mother after obtaining Facebook messages.

On Aug 9, 2022 by Mikael Thalen