Facebook responded emphatically and quickly to a report that it cooperated with the government in Turkey and turned over user data related to the ongoing protest in that country, issuing a firm denial.
Facebook’s annual meeting Tuesday at the Westin San Francisco Airport in Millbrae, Calif., will be the target of protestors, but their issues lie more with FWD.us, the political-advocacy group led by Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at his Palo Alto home Wednesday night, but not everyone welcomed Zuckerberg’s guest, as some 40 protestors gathered outside the gates.
According to some Iranian activists, authorities have taken to sending rights campaigners and intellectuals they suspect of engaging in anti-state activities a friend request to find out what information is being posted.
Global protests organized via Facebook are becoming increasingly commonplace, with the latest protest coming from young Vietnamese Facebook users against China.
A Facebook page has been created to call on Saudi Arabian men to beat women who drive their cars. While I’m not sure how long the page will stick around, it illustrates just how ridiculously conservative that country is.
People are posting on Facebook about nationwide gas boycotts — one occurring tomorrow and another one on May 15 — at an increasing pace.
As the Egyptian protests enter their second week and the number of possible copy-cat nations in the region continues to grow, I’m seeing some confusion about the scope of Facebook’s role in these so-called revolutions.
DKNY’s Facebook wall continues to fill up with fur protest posts, and the fashion brand hasn’t deleted any of them since they began Monday morning.