News and Articles About Censorship
Social media, once a bastion of open discourse, is under mounting pressure to define and remove "hate'' speech.
Anti-pornography organizations have declared victory for their "National Porn Free Wi-Fi" campaign.
Twitter Inc. moved swiftly to remove posts from Islamic extremists glorifying a truck attack in Nice, France.
The European Union has accused Google of promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services in a case that has dragged on since late 2010.
Some 12 'conservative thought leaders' will join the meeting with Zuckerberg on Wednesday, a Facebook spokesman said.
'If we find anything against our principles, you have my commitment that we will take additional steps to address it,' Mark Zuckerberg says.
The social media network says no news outlets are prohibited from appearing on its trending topics list.
What kind of commitment, if any, does Facebook have to journalistic principles?
The claim comes from a journalist who worked on the platform's 'trending' sidebar, which shows popular articles and topics on a certain day.
A lawsuit from a Parisian user whose account was suspended after he posted a famous nude painting may have opened the company up to further international legal action.
Experts noted that comparable outages would likely continue in the future.
Disruptions to Google's services in China began last June, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square.
The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims.