Despite warnings about what not to post on Facebook and other social networks seemingly popping up everywhere on the Internet, it seems like every story along those lines is matched by a story about someone doing something stupid.
Facebook issued an official response to the controversy over whether or not it should ban videos depicting extreme violence, such as beheading, with a fact check post in its Newsroom.
Facebook is taking steps to avoid situations where brands find their advertising placed next to content they find objectionable, announcing in a post on its Newsroom that it will implement a new review policy Monday regarding which pages and groups are suitable for advertising to appear next to their content.
With more than 350 million photos per day being added to Facebook, the social network’s huge work load of content moderation will inevitably result in a few mistakes being made, but Bea Arthur’s breasts likely are not high on the list of potential reasons for discipline. Yet that’s exactly what happened to The Daily Beast.
You must be at least 13 years old to join Facebook, but many kids bypass that rule, often with help from their parents. That may not be the best idea, according to blog Babysitting Jobs, which offered 10 reasons why parents should not let their preteen offspring have accounts on the social network.