Republican Representative Paul Gosar Draws Criticism After Posting Anime Video Depicting Violence Against Ocasio-Cortez and Biden

Republican Representative Paul Gosar drew sharp criticism after he posted an edited anime video on social media depicting him attacking Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Joe Biden. The 90-second clip on Instagram and Twitter was an altered version of …

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Facebook Closes Facial Recognition System and Wipes User Data

Facebook announced that it will shut down its facial recognition system that contains about 1 billion “faceprints” used for photo tagging amid increasing concerns about societal implications of the technology. Meta, the rebranded owner of Facebook, announced on Nov. 2 …

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Facebook Changes Corporate Name to Meta in Rebranding Effort

Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta as part of a major rebranding effort that comes as the company faces a series of public relations challenges. At Facebook’s annual conference on Oct. 28, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced the …

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Facebook Found to Have Failed in Curbing Divisive Content in India

Leaked documents have suggested that Facebook in India has been selective in restricting hate speech, disinformation, and provocative messages, notably anti-Muslim content, even as its own workers cast doubt on the company’s objectives and goals. The leaked documents have shown …

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Twitter Found to be Biased Towards the Right

Twitter’s own research has revealed that the platform is biased towards right-wing politicians and news outlets. According to their research that spanned Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, tweets from right-wing politicians received more …

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