Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

Facebook, Inc. is an American multinational Internet corporation that runs the social networking website Facebook.

Facebook’s Sysphean Quest for a Fair Hate Speech Policy

How should social media companies like Facebook handle hate speech on their sites? According to the nonprofit journalism site ProPublica the criteria Facebook…

Can a Universal Basic Income Inspire Innovation? Mark Zuckerberg Thinks So

A universal basic income could fuel innovation and entrepreneurship across the U.S. Mark Zuckerberg suggested during a commencement address at Harvard University last…

Facebook Cracks Down on Fake Accounts Ahead of French Presidential Election

Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France's presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake…

Facebook Improves Transparency, But Groups Say More Work to Do

Facebook will allow a media watchdog to review its ad metrics in an effort to show accountability to its advertisers. Meanwhile, some conservative…

First Facebook, Now Lyft: Peter Thiel Undercuts Tech Companies’ CSR Messages

Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel remains a Donald Trump supporter, even after the controversial travel restrictions. And his ambivalence toward Trump's Muslim…

Facebook At The Crossroads: Immigration, Donald Trump and Peter Thiel

President Trump's executive order on immigration could deepen the tension between Facebook employees and Board of Directors member Peter Thiel, a vocal Trump…

What Tech Companies Can Do To Practice Inclusive Recruiting

Diversity numbers at Silicon Valley's biggest employers improve at a snail's pace. These concrete tips will help any company improve recruiting, hiring and…

Social Media Firms Hand Reams of Data on Law-Abiding Citizens to Law Enforcement

Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed America's top three social networks for willingly providing law enforcement officials with special access…

Zuckerberg: Peter Thiel Brings Diversity to Facebook Board

Given Thiel's recent $1.25 million donation to Donald Trump and the support of racism, sexism, and xenophobia it implies, Zuck's defense puts diversity…

Facebook Chooses Governments and Profits Over Users’ Freedom and Information

As more and more information is being shared through social media, the opaque content policies of social-media companies create concerns that these new…

An Ivanka Jewelry Buy Becomes a Gift That Keeps on Giving for Anti-Trump Causes

A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s…

Facebook Looks to Africa for Next Free Internet Project

After being banned from India over net-neutrality concerns, Facebook looks to expand its Free Basics initiative to 22 African countries.

Could PayPal’s Peter Thiel Advise Donald Trump on National Security? Maybe.

Considering his relationship with the data-analytics company Palantir, PayPal's Peter Thiel is in a good position to advise Donald Trump on national security.

In Wake of Gawker Case, Peter Thiel Drags Facebook into White Nationalist Territory

Facebook board member Peter Thiel suffers another blow to his image, as a new report details his association with white nationalist groups.

Déjà Vu: Facebook’s Net-Neutrality Woes Continue in India

Remember when Facebook launched its free Internet.org application in Indonesia and India to waves of backlash from net neutrality activists? Now rebranded as…