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Facebook says some misinformation and racism will 'inevitably' always exist on its platforms

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Reuters/Erin Scott Facebook's CEO said moderating content is like fighting crime. Instagram's leader similarly said that some racism will "inevitably" exist online. Their comments show that Facebook may never fully weed out harmful content on its platforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Facebook executives on Thursday addr...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Selena Gomez, Biden, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, House Financial Services Committee

Facebook rejects Joe Biden's claim it's 'killing people' with misinformation, saying vaccine hesitancy among its users has dropped by 50%

President Joe Biden, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Reuters/Alan Freed; Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Joe Biden said vaccine misinformation on platforms like Facebook is "killing people." Facebook responded by saying vaccine hesitancy among its users has fallen 50% since April 2020. Facebook said Biden is trying to blame it for missing his goal of 60% vaccination by July 4. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook is firing back at Joe Biden for claiming the social me...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Vaccine, Biden, University Of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, Kennedy, Rosen, Tom Williams

Olivia Rodrigo visits the White House to help boost COVID-19 vaccine push among younger Americans

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo speaks at the beginning of the daily briefing at the White House on July 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House to meet with President Biden and Dr. Fauci in a push to vaccinate younger Americans. Rodrigo spoke at a Wednesday White House press briefing, expressing excitement at the vaccination push. Biden is pushing to inoculate more Americans, with vaccination rates having stalled in recent weeks. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Cdc, White House, Disney, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Disney Channel, Rodrigo, Southern California, Fauci

Biden will sign an executive order cracking down on Big Tech firms buying up smaller companies and hoarding user data

President Biden speaks to reporters on July 8 Alex Wong/Getty Images Joe Biden will sign a sweeping executive order on Friday, which includes a crackdown on Big Tech. Biden's order will tell agencies to scrutinize Big Tech mergers more closely. It will also tell the FTC to draw up rules for how tech companies can gather and use consumer data. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden will on Friday sign an executive order cracking down on the power of Big Tec...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Fcc, Privacy, Congress, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Data, House

Biden will sign an executive order cracking down on Big Tech mergers

President Biden speaks to reporters on July 8 Alex Wong/Getty Images Joe Biden will sign an executive order cracking down on Big Tech, the New York Times reports. Biden's order will tell agencies to scrutinize Big Tech mergers more closely. It will also tell the FTC to draw up rules for how tech companies can use consumer data. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden will on Friday sign an executive order cracking down on the power of Big Tech firms, as fir...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Fcc, Privacy, Congress, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Data, House, New York Times

Six months after Jan. 6, search is still on Capitol attackers

By Alanna Durkin Richer and Michael Kunzelman | Associated Press The first waves of arrests in the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol focused on the easy targets. Dozens in the pro-Trump mob openly bragged about their actions on Jan. 6 on social media and were captured in shocking footage broadcast live by national news outlets. But six months after the insurrection, the Justice Department is still hunting for scores of rioters, even as the first of more than 500 people already arrested have plea...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Instagram, Washington, Boston, Sport, Joe Biden, Indiana, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Courts, Republican, Biden, Seattle

Putin and Biden meet for talks in Switzerland – in pictures

After shaking hands for the cameras, the US president, Joe Biden, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, plunged into hours of face-to-face talks on Wednesday at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion. It was a highly anticipated summit at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Switzerland, Biden

Trump Spawned a New Group of Mega-Donors Who Now Hold Sway Over the GOP’s Future

This story first appeared at ProPublica on May 6. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Wesley Barnett was just as surprised as anyone to learn from news reports that the Jan. 6 Trump rally that turned into a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol was funded by Julia Jenkins Fancelli, an heiress to the fortune of the popular Publix supermarket chain. But Barnett had extra cause for be...
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Conservatives Demand Supreme Court Overrule Fake Facebook Court, Others Weigh In

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oversight Board, the pseudo-legalistic, questionably independent body that the company claims has the power to review and potentially overrule official moderation decisions, issued its not-so-final proclamations regarding the status of Donald Trump’s account.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Breitbart, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas, Frank Pallone, David Segal

Facebook Oversight Board upholds ban on Donald Trump’s accounts, for now

Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld the platform’s decision to ban Donald Trump‘s accounts, but says the company broke its own rules by imposing an indefinite suspension. Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended indefinitely in the wake of the US Capitol riots over fears that he would use the platforms to encourage further violence. The social network had already blocked Trump from posting for 24 hours, but then extended the ban until at least Joe Biden replaced him as president ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Insider, Trump, US Capitol, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board, Trump 's Facebook

Trump’s Facebook ban should not be lifted, network’s oversight board rules

Trump’s account suspended in wake of Capitol attackFormer president also banned from Instagram and TwitterDonald Trump’s Facebook account should not be reinstated, the social media giant’s oversight board said on Wednesday.Facebook suspended Trump’s account after the Capitol attack of 6 January, when a mob of Trump supporters stormed Congress in an attempt to overturn the former president’s defeat by Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Trump was initially suspended from Facebook and Ins...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Congress, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, TwitterDonald Trump

10 Things in Politics: The Instagram account behind DC's best gossip

Good morning, and May the Fourth be with you. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:A very DC diversion is this anonymous Instagram accountBill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriageRep. Liz Cheney is in hot water with some fellow Republicans, againOne thing to look out for today...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Obama, California, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, New York Times, Bill Gates

Why do the Carters look so tiny alongside Joe Biden and his wife Jill in this picture?

You don’t need special gear to create this optical trickery. If you have an iPhone 11 or 12 you too can loom large over a former US presidentHi Carly. As our resident photography expert, I have a question. Something about this photo featuring Joe and Jill Biden and former president Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter seems … off?It sure does. Where to begin … The scale of Biden v Rosalynn is very unusual – he looks three times the size of her and even though the natural physical c...
Tags: Photography, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Jimmy Carter, Biden, Joe, Jill, Jill Biden, Carters, Rosalynn, Rosalynn Carter

National security advisor says Russia will face 'consequences' if Putin critic Alexei Navalny dies

Alexei Navalny appears in a video published by his team on January 18, 2021. Navalny Live/YouTube The US has threatened Russia with sanctions and other consequences if Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in state prison. Last month, Navalny said he was going on a hunger strike in jail until he could see a doctor. Navalny is recovering after being poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent in Russia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia will face heavy consequences li...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, National Security, Biden, Sanctions, International Relations

Hunter Biden says he smoked 'more parmesan cheese than anyone' when he was addicted to crack cocaine

Hunter Biden opens up about his addiction to alcohol and crack cocaine in his new memoir, "Beautiful Things." Kris Connor/WireImage Hunter Biden said at the height of his addiction, he smoked "anything that remotely resembled crack cocaine" - including parmesan cheese. Biden talked about his struggles with alcohol and drugs in his new memoir, "Beautiful Things." In response, Donald Trump Jr. took to Instagram to troll Biden with a picture of a lighter and cheese. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Cbs News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cocaine, Washington Dc, Cbs, Biden, Trump, Beau, Donald Trump Jr, Tracy Smith, Hunter Biden

CNN journalist arrested outside of the Russian prison where Alexei Navalny is being held and was hospitalized

An employee of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service stands with a service dog outside Penal Colony No 2 in the town of Pokrov, some 85 km east of Moscow, where convicted opposition activist Alexei Navalny is serving his sentence. Getty Images A CNN reporter was arrested outside the penal colony where Alexei Navalny is being held. A number of people were arrested amid protests demanding Navalny receive proper medical care. Navalny's lawyer said the Kremlin critic is "seriously ill....
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Cbs News, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Alec Luhn

Read These Tips Before Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN/CBS13) — If you are not eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19, you will be soon if you live in the United States. All Californians 16 and older will be eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19 starting April 15. Some counties have started early and already are vaccinating all adults. Some whole states have already started opening vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older, including Alaska, Mississippi and Georgia. According to President Joe Biden, 90% of all adult Americans will b...
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Facebook reportedly removed a video interview with Donald Trump for violating its ban on the former president

Then-US President Donald Trump on September 23, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Facebook has removed a video featuring an interview with Trump that his daughter-in-law posted. Lara Trump said Facebook wrote in an email that the video violates its current ban on Trump. Facebook banned Trump on January 7 after the insurrection at the US Capitol. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook has removed a video that featured an interview with former President Donald Trump b...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Trump, Facebook Page, Trump Twitter, Eric Trump

10 Things in Politics: More shots are on the way

President Joe Biden. AP Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Biden warns that the pandemic isn't over, but soon most adults will have access to vaccinesGun safety groups are frustrated with Biden prioritizing infrastructureEmotional arguments from the first day of Derek Chauvin's trial1. SHO...
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Facebook 'supercharged' the Stop the Steal campaign that led to the Capitol insurrection, US lawmaker says

People attend a rally in support of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana US Rep. Mike Doyle says Facebook "supercharged" false election claims before the Capitol riots. Doyle referenced a viral Stop the Steal group on Facebook that attracted 365,000 members in 2 days. The comment came as the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google testify Thursday in front of Congress. See more stories on Insider's business page. A US Representative ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Instagram, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Dc, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg

The Biden administration launched a social media campaign to persuade migrants not to enter the US as his border crisis intensifies

Central American migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, watch President Joe Biden's inauguration on TV. HERIKA MARTINEZ/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has launched a media campaign to stem migration from Central America. It is placing thousands of targeted ads on Facebook and Instagram, and on the radio. Biden is struggling to cope with a surge in Central American migrants trying to enter the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden has launch...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Mexico, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, National Security Council, El Salvador, Honduras, Biden, Guatemala, Central America, Trump

Fat Joe on the year anniversary of hosting a nightly, news-breaking Instagram Live talk show in a pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci with Fat Joe on "The Fat Joe Show." Instagram/@FatJoe Roc Nation rapper Fat Joe spoke to Insider in an interview tied to the one-year anniversary of his nightly Instagram Live talk show, "The Fat Joe Show." Joe discussed the trajectory of the show over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, his interviews with prominent guests, and a coming "soundtrack" project related to the show. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of ...
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Facebook announced a new plan to help users make COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Nick Wass/Associated Press Facebook partnered with Boston Children's Hospital to help users find nearby COVID-19 vaccine sites. The tech firm will also label all COVID-19 vaccine posts with World Health Organization information. "The data shows the vaccines are safe and they work," Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook announced a plan on Monday morning to help get people on the platform vaccinated.Facebook partnered with Bo...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Whatsapp, Argentina, World Health Organization, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Zuckerberg, Boston Children s Hospital

Facebook asks judge to throw out antitrust lawsuits filed by FTC and state attorneys general

There's a growing appetite in Congress for increased regulation of internet platforms like Facebook. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook motioned to dismiss two antitrust suits filed against the tech giant on December 9. Facebook argues the FTC does not have evidence to prove Facebook broke the Sherman Antitrust Act. The tech giant also said state attorneys general waited too long to file their lawsuit. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook has motioned to dismis...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Congress, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Antitrust, Department Of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Tech Insider, Facebook Apple Amazon, Allana Akhtar

Trump's fake inauguration on March 4 was QAnon's latest vision that flopped. A new date is now being peddled to perpetuate the mind games.

Crowds gather outside the U.S. Capitol for the "Stop the Steal" rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images QAnon followers believed that March 4 would see former President Donald Trump reinstated as president. It was just the latest date in a long line of bizarre goalposts that continually shift. Followers of the conspiracy theory are looking forward to future dates that will herald epic changes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. "Don...
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The global 'infodemic' will be Biden's biggest challenge

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds his phone as he arrives at Atlanta International Airport on October 27, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Biden is campaigning in Georgia on Tuesday, with scheduled stops in Atlanta and Warm Springs. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Misinformation is one of the greatest national threats to American democracy.  Biden has an opportunity to turn the table against misinformation by uniting the private sector and public sector in a way that disincentivizes false...
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3 ways the US economy is uniquely positioned for a great new era in the 2020s

America is ready for a new era that won't be like times past. David W Cerny/Reuters Vaccines and massive stimulus signal a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel and a new era for the US economy. Antitrust proceedings against big tech could create many more jobs, while remote work is threatening so-called superstar cities. Insider breaks down how these 3 factors are leading the US into a unique period of economic prosperity. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Vacc...
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A Georgia teen accused of shoving a police officer in the Capitol riot told his social-media followers he was called to DC to 'fight'

Bruno Cua inside the Capitol, in pictures obtained by the FBI. FBI criminal complaint Bruno Cua from Georgia has been charged with assault on a federal officer in the Capitol riot. The 18-year-old was seen on video participating in the insurrection on January 6. He had urged others to "fight" and travel to Washington, DC, in the days before the riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. An 18-year-old from Georgia charged in the Capitol riot was seen on video shoving a C...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Instagram, Washington, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Ccp, Capitol

Law enforcement veterans say the Capitol siege was just the tip of the iceberg of the 'cult-like' threat far-right extremists pose to the US

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images National security veterans told Insider the Capitol siege was just the tip of the iceberg on threats by white, right-wing extremists. "The threat we're facing right now is not only real but deeply embedded — and cult-like," a former FBI agent told Insider. Another former FBI analyst detailed how extremists are using conspiracies to groom ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Isis, News, Instagram, Congress, Senate, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Analysis, Fbi, Gop, United States

Section 230: What Your Organization Needs to Know

As some people believe social media companies to be overstepping their bounds, there’s been a lot of talk about Section 230 lately. Unfortunately, not all of this talk has been accurate. What is a platform? What is a publisher? Does any of that have anything to do with Section 230? As the representative of a business, you can’t afford to get caught up in politics, you need to understand the facts of how the law affects you. In this post, we’re going to look at just the facts surrounding Section ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Congress, Senate, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Zuckerberg, Trump, United States Department of Justice, Facebook He, Mark Zuckerburg, Danielle Keats Citron, Spencer Overton

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