For years, Congress and federal regulators have allowed the world’s largest social network to police itself — with disastrous results. Here are four promising reforms under discussion in Washington.
by Julia Angwin, ProPublica | Apr 5, 2018
We asked Facebook about its handling of 49 posts that might be deemed offensive. The company acknowledged that its content reviewers had made the wrong call on 22 of them.
by Ariana Tobin, ProPublica | Dec 31, 2017
These ads raise doubts about Facebook’s ability to monitor paid political messages. In each case, the ads ran afoul of Facebook’s own guidelines to curb misleading and malicious advertising.
by Jennifer Valentino-Devries, ProPublica | Dec 5, 2017
The short answer: It leaves the company some wiggle room.
by Julia Angwin, ProPublica | Sep 24, 2017
After being contacted by ProPublica, Facebook removed several anti-Semitic ad categories and promised to improve monitoring.
by Julia Angwin, ProPublica | Sep 18, 2017
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