The U.S. political spectrum can, for the most part, be divided into conservatives and liberals, but which group is more likely to see like-minded political content on Facebook from news organizations, groups and friends, and which group is more likely to block or defriend users over political posts? The answers, from the latest research by Pew Research Center, may come as a surprise.
Fox News Radio personality Todd Starnes claims Facebook is censoring conservatives, while the social network said its deletion of Starnes’ post over the weekend was a mistake.
Facebook’s Data Science team parsed the 9 million users they say clicked on the I’m Voting application, offering a glimpse into not just who was voting, but sharing, commenting, and liking across Facebook Nov. 6.
The developers behind election-themed Facebook game Campaign Story say they know how the presidential campaign will end Nov. 6. Based on user data, Campaign Story is declaring President Barack Obama the winner.