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Facebook Suspends Trump for 2 Years, Then Will Reassess

Facebook said it will suspend former President Donald Trump’s accounts for two years following its finding that he stoked violence ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection. “At the end of this period, we will look to experts to assess whether the risk to pub...

Facebook Board Upholds Trump Suspension

Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the comp...

Panel Overturns 4 Facebook Content Takedowns in First Ruling

LONDON — Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight board issued its first rulings on Thursday, overturning four out of five decisions by the social network to take down questionable content. The social media giant set up the oversight panel to rule on thorny i...

San Francisco Board Rebukes Naming Hospital for Facebook CEO

SAN FRANCISCO — Supervisors in San Francisco overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday condemning the naming of the city's public hospital for Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, in 2015 after the couple gave $75 million to...
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Facebook Moves To Target Misinformation Before Election

Facebook is trying just two months before the U.S. election to better police political misinformation on its platform, a tacit acknowledgement that the social network is rife with falsehoods that could sway the vote. The company said Thursday it will restri...