Ben & Jerry’s, Eddie Bauer, Magnolia Pictures, the North Face, Patagonia, REI, Verizon, and more have boycotted Facebook advertisements as the company declined to take action against misinformation from President Trump — the same ones that Twitter flagged as misleading or glorifying violence.
Google is updating its gun emoji to replace the image of a handgun with that of an orange and yellow water pistol in the hopes of de-emphasizing violence in our communications.
Last year, Germany passed a sweeping anti-hate speech law requiring websites to promptly investigate reports of posts illegal under German law and delete them.
In an announcement timed to mark the end of Transgender Awareness Week, Grindr said changes will include new profile fields for gender identity and the use of gender-neutral language throughout its app and website.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that he would sell up to 75 million shares — worth around $12 billion at current market value — in the next 18 months to fund his private investment company, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Facebook has switched all electric accounts at its Menlo Park headquarters to Peninsula Clean Energy’s ECO100 option
The European Commission is trumpeting what it dubs significant progress on illegal hate speech takedowns by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft vs their performance six months prior.
A country that has universal basic income guarantees every person a set minimum income regardless of criteria – age, wealth, job status, hometown, family size, etc.