Category: Facebook

Facebook changes name to Meta as it refocuses on virtual reality

Oct 28 (The Remnants) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the “metaverse,” a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet. The name change comes as the world’s largest social media company battles criticisms from lawmakers and […] Read More

Facebook Removes ‘Stop the Steal’ Group Organizing Protests of Vote Counting

Facebook has reportedly removed a viral group page that accused the “Democrats of scheming to disenfranchise and nullify Republican votes” after it gained more than 350,000 members in a single day. According to the Guardian,  The quick enforcement against a political group was unusual for Facebook and has raised questions about the consistency and transparency of […] Read More

Facebook is now banning content promoting ‘conversion therapy’

 Facebook adds “conversion therapy” to its long list of content that it will remove from its platform. The official announcement came on Friday, as the social media giant announced it was banning content that promotes any content that is based on the unfounded notion that gays can change their sexual orientation through psychological or spiritual […] Read More

Facebook names 20 people to its ‘Supreme Court’ for content moderation

Facebook on Wednesday appointed 20 people from around the world to serve on what will effectively be the social media network’s “Supreme Court” for speech, issuing rulings on what kind of posts will be allowed and what should be taken down. The list includes nine law professors, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate from Yemen, journalists, […] Read More

Trump’s 2020 Campaign ‘Census’ Ads was Removed by Facebook

Facebook Inc on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that asked users to fill out an “Official 2020 Congressional District Census” because the ads violate the company’s policy against misinformation on the government’s census. The ads, which come from the pages of the Republican president and Vice President Mike Pence, link to […] Read More

Facebook in Seattle Closes Office As One of The Contractor Test positive for Coronavirus

A Facebook contractor based in Seattle tested positive for coronavirus, the company confirmed Wednesday. The person was last in the Stadium East office on Feb. 21. Facebook closed its Stadium West and Stadium East offices, located in Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood, until March 9. “We’ve notified our employees and are following the advice of public health […] Read More