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Sen. Lujan — Facebook needs independent oversight. RFOB: Facebook must be investigated, audited, regulated and stopped — We can’t let Facebook do its own homework any longer. [UPDATED]

Oct 5 — The Real Facebook Oversight Board has been vindicated by whistleblower Frances Haugen’s remarks to Congress.


The system is blinking red; How many more insurrections have to happen before we hold Facebook to account? Frances Haugen: “Facebook has demonstrated it cannot operate independently.”

October 3, 2021 — The Real Facebook Oversight Board issued the following statement for attribution in response to new allegations from a whistleblower…


The Citizens is hiring a project coordinator to oversee the day-to-day of our Real Facebook Oversight Board activation. We are a media non-profit who launched the Real Facebook Oversight Board ahead of the 2020 US election to address the immediate risks posed by Facebook to democracy. We brought academics and…


September 21st — Documents have emerged from a lawsuit filed last month in the Chancery Court of the State of Delaware by a consortium of pension funds, including the Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island, California State Teachers’ Retirement System among others. …


September 13th Statement from the Real Facebook Oversight Board:

Today’s bombshell report in The Wall Street Journal that Facebook allowed at least 5.8 …


Question to FB Again is: Human Rights or Dictators?

AUGUST 11; The Facebook Oversight Board today released a ruling that could be a make or break decision showing whether or not Facebook will uphold international human rights standards, as the Oversight Board’s Co-Chair Helle Thorning-Schmidt has pledged, or will continue to follow national laws even under repressive and authoritarian…


AUGUST 4: Yesterday, Facebook disabled the accounts of NYU’s Ad Observatory team, claiming they are scraping data in violation of the company’s terms of service. …


📣 RFOB Quarterly Disinfo Report: New Research Shows 83% of #1 Facebook Posts In Q2 Came From Disinformation Superspreaders; Facebook Still Profiting off of Trump; Body Bags at FB HQ In DC; Advocates Issue New Demands on Disinformation, News Feed 📣

Washington D.C. — Ahead of Facebook’s Q2 Earnings Call…


CLICK HERE TO READ THE REPORT

Today the Real Facebook Oversight Board published our Q2 Facebook Harms Report — a deep-dive into Facebook’s impact on democracy, privacy, and human life this financial quarter. Our research and analysis layout Facebook’s serious problem with disinformation hosted on their platform and their active…


Statement from the Real Facebook Oversight Board:

JULY 18 — We stand with President Biden, and share the view that Facebook’s lack of oversight and any coherent content moderation strategy is driving vaccinations down and COVID infections up. Let’s look at the facts:

Real Facebook Oversight Board

An emergency response to the ongoing harms on Facebook’s platforms from leading global scholars, experts and advocates.

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