Major tech companies including Facebook and Google agreed Wednesday on a code of conduct to combat online disinformation in the European Union, although critics said the commitments were too weak.
A court in Vietnam has jailed an activist for two years and three months on accusations of abusing democracy rights following anti-government posts on social media site Facebook, authorities said.
Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, Mark Zuckerberg said.
Facebook's definition of what constitutes "terrorism" is "overly broad" and risks leading to censorship and the arbitrary denial of access to its services, a UN rights expert warned Monday.
Trump also criticised social media outlets last week, saying that unidentified companies were "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices."
Facebook announced Tuesday it had removed hundreds of fake accounts originating in Iran and Russia from its own platform and from Instagram.
All 380 football matches of the new 2018-2019 La Liga season, which begins on Friday.
Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign through dozens of inauthentic accounts on its platform ahead of November's US midterm election, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it is testing augmented reality advertisements on its News Feed ahead of the holiday shopping season in the United States.