News and Articles About Censorship
Influential websites have a responsibility to act against online intimidation and fake news, even if Steve Huffman was wrong to change a few critical posts as a joke.
Internet services analysts say other tech firms, including Facebook and Twitter, could also find access blocked unless they move data onto Russian-based servers.
The company's reticence to explain censorship decisions has drawn criticism in many countries around the globe.
The 1972 photograph, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Nick Ut of the Associated Press, shows screaming children running from a napalm attack. A naked 9-year-old girl is at its center.
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.
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