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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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Banning More Dangerous Organizations from Facebook in Myanmar


Over the past year, we have repeatedly taken action against violent actors and bad content on Facebook in Myanmar. The ethnic violence happening in Myanmar is horrific and we don’t want...
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What Is Facebook Doing to Address the Challenges It Faces?






Hard Questions is  a series  from Facebook that addresses the impact of our products on society. The most frequently asked questions we receive are about Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread...
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Taking Down Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in Indonesia


By Nathaniel Gleicher , Head of Cybersecurity Policy Today we removed 207 Facebook Pages, 800 Facebook accounts, 546 Facebook Groups, and 208 Instagram accounts, for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on...
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Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From Iran














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. This activity was directed from...
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Working to Safeguard Elections in Thailand


By Katie Harbath , Global Politics and Government Outreach Director and  R oy Tan , APAC Politics and Government Outreach Manager Protecting the integrity of elections while making sure people can...
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A Discussion with Nick Clegg


Vice President of Global Affairs and Communications Nick Clegg spoke today in Brussels about the changes Facebook is making to help protect our community and elections around the world. He called on...
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Charting a Course for an Oversight Board for Content Decisions



By Nick Clegg, VP of Global Affairs and Communications In November, Mark Zuckerberg wrote about his vision for how content should be governed and enforced on Facebook. He laid out a...
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Expanding Our Efforts to Protect Elections in 2019


By Katie Harbath , Global Politics and Government Outreach Director and Samidh Chakrabarti , Director of Product Management, Civic Engagement Over the past two years, we have made massive investments to...
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Protecting the European Parliament Elections


By Anika Geisel , Public Policy Elections, Europe Protecting the integrity of elections while making sure people can have a voice is a top priority for Facebook. Learning from every election...
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Marking Data Privacy Day 2019



By Erin Egan , Chief Privacy Officer Monday is Data Privacy Day, an important time to check in with people about their privacy choices online. Starting today and continuing over the...
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Designing Security for Billions



By Collin Greene, Manager of Product Security Billions of people use Facebook to connect with the people who matter to them. We have a responsibility to build secure services that help keep...
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