Whistleblower Frances Haugen has revealed hard evidence—internal Facebook documents—that show it knew its algorithms promote dangerous content but did nothing about it so that it could maximize its advertising revenue.
Facebook’s meteoric rise as one of the biggest global monopolies has been accompanied by continuous weakening of its user privacy. With WhatsApp users voting with their feet, has Facebook’s past finally caught up with it?
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the latest antitrust case against Facebook. He looks at the growing global consensus on action against the tech giants, and talks about the situation in the developing countries
Prabir Purkayastha discusses the recent revelations on how Facebook’s lobbying influenced the current US stance on TikTok.
According to a study carried out by European Data Journalism Network and AlgorithmWatch, pictures which featured under-dressed people had a greater chance of being featured in newsfeeds on the platform
The Bundeskartellamt noted that only two options for users are to either agree to the extensive and intrusive data collection, or not create an account with the social media giant. This kind of consent is not real consent, the body pointed out