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Combatting Vaccine Misinformation


By Monika Bickert , VP, Global Policy Management We are working to tackle vaccine misinformation on Facebook by reducing its distribution and providing people with authoritative information on the topic. We...
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Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From the UK and Romania















By Nathaniel Gleicher, Head of Cybersecurity Policy Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram. The two domestic operations we found...
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A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking


Today, Mark Zuckerberg outlined Facebook’s vision and principles around building a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform: Private interactions. People should have simple, intimate places where they have clear control over...
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Promoting Digital Literacy in Myanmar


By Clair Deevy, Director of APAC Community Affairs We care deeply about the safety of our community – and providing resources that can help people have meaningful interactions online is an...
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Introducing We Think Digital: New Digital Literacy Resources to Reach 1 Million People in Asia Pacific by 2020





By Clair Deevy, Director of Community Affairs, Asia Pacific Today we’re launching We Think Digital , an online education portal with interactive tutorials aimed at helping people think critically and share...
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Working to Safeguard Elections in Indonesia


By Katie Harbath, Public Policy Director, Global Elections and Ruben Hattari, Head of Public Policy, Indonesia At Facebook, we’re focused on protecting elections while also making sure people have a voice...
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Cracking Down on the Sale of Fake Accounts, Likes and Followers


By Paul Grewal, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Litigation Today, Facebook and Instagram filed a lawsuit in US federal court against four companies and three people based in the People’s...
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Monetising Insurance Innovation Strategies with AXA, Generali and Fidelidade

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‘Innovation’ in insurance is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity. But to remain competitive, operationally efficient and to provide modern customers and clients with what they want, innovation demands...
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Removing Tommy Robinson’s Page and Profile for Violating Our Community Standards


One of the biggest questions we face is around what we allow on Facebook – and we spend a lot of time trying to get this right. This is hard and...
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Our Commitment to Our Content Reviewers


By Justin Osofsky , VP of Global Operations We know there are a lot of questions, misunderstandings and accusations around Facebook’s content review practices — including how we as a company...
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Progress Stalling on Closing the Digital Divide: Insights From the 2019 Inclusive Internet Index


By Robert Pepper , Head of Global Connectivity Policy and Planning Connectivity lets people talk with friends and family, learn new things, start new businesses and find employment. But there are...
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A Conversation with Jonathan Zittrain on the Future of Technology in Society


Last month, Mark Zuckerberg announced that for his 2019 personal challenge, he’d host a series of discussions about the future of technology in society. Today, he shared the first of these...
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How Facebook’s Open Source Approach to Innovation “Changed Computing”


WIRED magazine looks at Facebook’s 15 years of developing industry-changing technology — from a database system able to scale across thousands of servers to “open air” data centers — and its...
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Improving Location Settings on Android




By Paul McDonald, Engineering Director, Location Infrastructure Android and iOS are by far the two most popular mobile operating systems, but their location settings work differently. Android offers a single on/off...
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Eight Ways We’re Preparing for Elections Across Africa




By Akua Gyekye, Public Policy Manager, Africa Elections With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect...
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Why We Build: People Who Bring the World Closer Together



By Ime Archibong , VP of Product Partnerships Today, over 400 community leaders gathered at our headquarters in Menlo Park for the Facebook Communities Summit. In front of this audience, we...
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Partnering with Experts to Protect People from Self-Harm and Suicide


By Antigone Davis , Global Head of Safety We care deeply about the safety of our community — and with the advice of experts we set policies for what is and...
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Why We Disagree With the Bundeskartellamt



By Yvonne Cunnane, Head of Data Protection, Facebook Ireland and Nikhil Shanbhag, Director and Associate General Counsel Today, Germany’s Bundeskartellamt (FCO) issued an order in the inquiry it began in March 2016. While...
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No, Your News Feed Is Not Limited to Posts From 26 Friends


Copy-and-paste memes — those blocks of text posted on message boards, forwarded in emails and shared via social media — are as old as the internet. A recent example started popping...
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300+ Global insurers reveal next generation products and services for your benefit

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  For too long, insurance carriers have tended to push what they have been able to produce, rather than respond to what customers have actually wanted. But things are changing. Agile...
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