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We collected more than three years of news reports about content on Facebook that violates the company’s policies—and put them into an interactive database. The results show how Facebook executives have failed to deliver on their repeated promises to fix the platform.
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February 16, 2023
Facebook says it bans U.S.-designated terrorist groups. But the platform has generated more than 100 pages for groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda.
January 11, 2022
Instagram says it prohibits buying and selling of drugs. But TTP found that minor users had access to a range of pharmaceuticals on the platform.
May 16, 2023
YouTube says it delivers ‘responsible’ video recommendations. But its algorithms steered accounts for young gamers toward content on guns, school shootings, and a serial killer.
February 17, 2023
Google says a ‘broad cross-section’ of experts, academics, and organizations support its legal position. The company is paying many of them.
August 31, 2023
A group headed by the son of the Supreme Court nominee has become a key line of defense for Big Tech in Washington.
April 13, 2022
Livestreaming platform Twitch is popular with gamers. It’s also a conduit for pro-Russian propaganda and conspiracy theories about Ukraine.
May 31, 2022
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about a ‘greener’ future. But his company is a member of business associations fighting efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
March 11, 2022
A custom stationary business, a school district, and a nonprofit group that works with autistic children have all felt the wrath of the company’s trademark lawyers.