Tag: Recent News

Social Media / Facebook - 1 week ago

Our Preparations Ahead of Inauguration Day

Update on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:00AM PT: We are banning ads that promote weapon accessories and protective equipment in the US at least through January 22, out of an abundance of caution. We already prohibit ads for weapons, ammunition an...

Social Media / Facebook - 1 week ago

Roy Austin Joins Facebook as VP of Civil Rights

Facebook today announced that Roy L. Austin, Jr., a nationally renowned civil rights attorney and advocate, will join Facebook to establish the company’s new civil rights organization, an incredibly important role for Facebook and for the tech indust...

Social Media / Facebook - 2 weeks ago

Our Response to the Violence in Washington

Update on January 7, 2021 at 8:05AM PT: We believe the risks of allowing President Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great, so we are extending the block we have placed on his Facebook and Instagram accounts indef...