Facebook’s controversial Oversight Board starts reviewing content moderation cases

Facebook’s external body of decision makers will start reviewing cases about what stays on the platform and what goes, beginning today. The new system will elevate some of the platform’s content moderation decisions to a new group called the Facebook Oversight Board, which will make decisions and influence precedents about what kind of content should […]

Facebook’s long-delayed content removal Oversight Board is now accepting appeals

Facebook’s Oversight Board, which can overrule decisions on whether content should have been removed, is now accepting cases for review.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s ‘monopoly power’ hurts user privacy, finds Congress

When it comes to protecting users’ privacy and fighting the spread of misinformation, Facebook is getting worse.  So claims a 449-page congressional report released Tuesday, which pins Facebook’s multitude of failings, at least in part, on a troubling lack of competition in the social networking space. Facebook, in other words, is a monopoly — and […]

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Social Shorts: Facebook’s 20% rule, Pinterest Story Pins, Reddit brand safety options

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Facebook’s Oversight Board to launch in October — but not for election cases

Facebook’s long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid to late October, just before the November U.S. presidential election.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Apple is (temporarily) waiving its App Store fee for Facebook’s online events

Last month, Facebook introduced support for paid online events — and because many of the businesses offering those events have struggled during the coronavirus pandemic, the company also said it would not collect fees for the next year. At the same time, it complained that Apple had “dismissed” its requests to waive the App Store’s […]

Facebook’s new Rights Manager tool lets creators protect their photos, including those embedded elsewhere

Facebook today is introducing a new tool that will allow rights holders to protect and manage their photos across both Facebook and Instagram. With the newly launched “Rights Manager for Images,” Facebook is offering creators and publishers access to content-matching technology similar to what it introduced in 2016 to combat stolen videos. The new feature, […]

John Carmack says he’s ‘kind of embarrassed’ over Facebook’s social VR during pandemic

Facebook Reality Labs’ John Carmack says he’s “kind of embarrassed” about Facebook’s social VR on Oculus headsets during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Can Oculus Quest 2 overcome Facebook’s tarnished reputation?

Facebook’s reputation is in free fall thanks to its business practices, which could sink the new Oculus VR headset — or change the company for good.Read More Social – VentureBeat