Facebook tries to prove it cares with ‘Fighting Abuse @ Scale’ conference

Desperate to show it takes thwarting misinformation, fraud and spam seriously, Facebook just revealed that it’s hosting a private “Fighting Abuse @Scale” invite-only conference in San Francisco on April 25th. Speakers...

Twitter is done with hate symbols and violent groups

Twitter, a platform infested with trolls, hate and abuse, can be one of the worst places on the Internet. As a followup to Twitter CEO...

Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

While you wait for Twitter to roll out “more aggressive” rules regarding hate speech, which CEO Jack Dorsey promised are coming within “weeks” as of late...

Twitter users join 24 boycott to protest online harassment

A number of Twitter users are joining in a 24 hour boycott of the platform today, organized around the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter, to draw attention to...

Twitter breaks its silence on McGowan suspension

Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended the account of actress Rose McGowan late...

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions

Any human advancement has been fraught with the opportunity for misuse and abuse, and the internet, with its avenues for diversion and entertainment, is no...

Twitter is getting rid of the egg avatar (because that will totally fix the...

Everyone knows that Twitter has a harassment problem. And while the service has tried things like banning abusive users (both on a temporary and permanent basis)...

Twitter mistakenly suspended its own CEO’s Twitter account

November 2016: the month that Facebook ‘killed’ its CEO Mark Zuckerberg (and a bunch of other users) and Twitter suspended its CEO and co-founder Jack...

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Exclusive: Facebook CEO says no plans to extend all of European...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social network had no immediate plans to apply...