Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content
Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 6:50 PM
Facebook said it would take new-steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external-audit said its efforts were "too narrow." The audit led by civil-rights attorney Laura Murphy indicated Facebook's policy did not go far enough by only barring "explicit praise, support, or representation" of these terms. An audit claimed Facebook's efforts to remove white nationalist content were "too narrow".
Facebook board defends COO Sheryl Sandberg
Thursday, December 6, 2018, 7:46 PM
Facebook's board of directors has defended Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg's request to look into billionaire critic George Soros' alleged interest in tarnishing the image of the social networking giant. According to a report in CNET, the board said in a letter that Sandberg "asked her staff to look into Soros' financial motivations after he called companies like Facebook and Google a "menace".