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Facebook Launches Prompt To Direct Papua New Guineans To Credible Information About COVID-19

Friday, 2 April 2021, 4:55 pm | Facebook

Today, Facebook launched a prompt near the top of News Feed directing people in Papua New Guinea to credible health information about COVID-19. The prompt provides Papua New Guineans on Facebook with COVID-19 prevention tips encouraging people to ... More >>

Facebook Prompt To Encourage Samoans To Get Out And Vote

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 10:31 am | Facebook

With just over one week until Samoans head to the polls, Facebook will launch an Election Day Prompt encouraging voters to get out and vote ahead of the General Election on 9 April. The prompt will be available in Samoan and English and will encourage ... More >>

Combating Hate and Extremism

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:14 pm | Facebook

Today, we’re sharing a series of updates and shifts that improve how we combat terrorists, violent extremist groups and hate organizations on Facebook and Instagram. These changes primarily impact our Dangerous Individuals and Organizations policy ... More >>

Protecting Facebook Live from Abuse, Investing Research

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 3:33 pm | Facebook

Following the horrific terrorist attacks in New Zealand, we’ve been reviewing what more we can do to limit our services from being used to cause harm or spread hate. As a direct result, starting today, people who have broken certain rules on Facebook ... More >>

Facebook announces ban on white nationalism and separatism

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:07 am | Facebook

Today we’re announcing a ban on praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism on Facebook and Instagram, which we’ll start enforcing next week. It’s clear that these concepts are deeply linked to organized hate groups and have ... More >>

Human Rights Impact of Facebook in Myanmar

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 4:33 pm | Facebook

An Independent Assessment of the Human Rights Impact of Facebook in Myanmar By Alex Warofka, Product Policy Manager More >>

Facebook’s 2017 Year In Review

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1:25 pm | Facebook

Today we are announcing our 2017 Year in Review highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another. More >>

News Feed FYI: Addressing Hoaxes and Fake News

Friday, 16 December 2016, 3:17 pm | Facebook

A few weeks ago we previewed some of the things we’re working on to address the issue of fake news and hoaxes. We’re committed to doing our part and today we’d like to share some updates we’re testing and starting to roll out. More >>

Reminder: Finishing the Removal of an Old Search Setting

Friday, 11 October 2013, 11:46 am | Facebook

Last year we announced the removal of an old setting called “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” along with new controls for managing content on Facebook. More >>