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Facebook: Scandals, Controversies, Embarrassments

Created by Tom (staff)
Contributors: 2
Items: 35
Summary Date Source
Facebook's new home gadget has a camera that follows you around 09/21/2018 Fast Company
Facebook accessed its users' financial data via Messenger's interfacing with financial institutions 09/18/2018 The Wall Street Journal
Facebook is secretly scoring its users on a 'trust' scale 08/21/2018 Variety
FB-owned Instagram suspended the account of a conservative comedy group, 'Toughen Up America' 06/20/2016 Breitbart
FB-owned Instagram suspended conservative commentator Lauren Southern's account (they later said it was a "mistake") 08/15/2018 Breitbart
FB-owned Instagram removed conservative journalist Tommy Robinson's account (they later said it was "in error") 08/07/2018 Breitbart
FB-owned Instagram permanently suspends veteran-owned business for criticizing NFL kneelers 08/27/2018 Breitbart
Facebook Censors Articles from Conservative Outlets About Manafort, Cohen 08/23/2018 PJMedia
Facebook Flagged the Declaration of Independence as Hate Speech 07/05/2018 The Federalist
Facebook banned paid ads from a pro-life film produced by MLK's niece 01/18/2018 The Christian Post
Facebook gave some companies special access to additional data about users’ friends 06/08/2018 The Wall Street Journal
Facebook shared users' data with Chinese firms known to share data with its government 06/06/2018 Axios
Facebook removed the event page for white nationalist 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville one day before it took place 08/14/2017 Business Insider
Facebook survey asked if 'adult man' should be allowed to request 'sexual pictures' from 14-year-old 05/05/2018 CNBC
A study found that the more you use Facebook, the worse you feel 04/10/2017 Harvard Business Review
Facebook accused of introducing extremists to one another through 'suggested friends' feature 05/05/2018 The Telegraph
Facebook banned U.S. ads urging Ireland to keep its abortion ban 05/09/2018 National Review Online
Facebook fired multiple employees for snooping, stalking users 05/02/2018 Vice
Facebook stole biometric data from millions of Americans 04/16/2018 Bloomberg
Facebook rejected a campaign announcement from a Republican Mich. candidate 04/11/2018 Fox News
Facebook removed Voice of Europe content, claimed it was an 'accident' 04/11/2018 Voice of Europe
Facebook fired Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, reportedly over his pro-Trump views 03/30/2017 Tech Crunch
Facebook blocked two dozen Catholic pages without explanation 07/18/2017 Catholic News Agency
Facebook blocked conservative black personalities "Diamond and Silk" 04/10/2018 The Washington Post
Facebook blocked a Fox News reporter after he boasted of being politically incorrect 06/29/2013 The Washington Post
Facebook deactivated a page for 'Chic-fil-A Appreciation Day' 08/13/2012 National Review
Facebook banned a German historian for saying "Islam is not a part of German history" 04/09/2018 PJMedia
Facebook assisted the Vietnamese government crack down on dissent 04/10/2018 BuzzFeed
Facebook’s ‘favors’ for Obama campaign may have violated federal law 03/28/2018 The Daily Signal
Facebook was caught suppressing conservative stories in its 'Trending' section 05/09/2016 Gizmodo
Facebook enabled advertisers to reach ‘Jew haters’ 09/14/2017 ProPublica
An analyst discovered Facebook inflating its ad reach by millions 09/06/2017 CNBC
Facebook shut down an anonymous group used by its Trump-supporting employees 08/16/2017 Business Insider
Facebook shut down the page of a user who mocked Mark Zuckerberg 08/13/2017 The Hollywood Reporter
UN: Facebook had a 'role' in Rohingya genocide 03/13/2018 Al Jazeera
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