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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.
Our Impact_

173

Reports Published

889

TTP in the News

53

Mentions in Congress

5

Policy Changes

4

Awards & Accolades
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Facebook_
December 6, 2023
Meta and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, have donated to a broad array of colleges and universities across the country, raising questions about their potential to influence the institutions.
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.
Google_
July 13, 2023
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt helped shape legislation to expand the U.S. semiconductor industry. Now, his network of investments is poised to benefit from the new stream of government funding.
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.
Amazon_
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.
Apple_
October 6, 2022
Apple Podcasts prohibit “harmful and dangerous” content. But the platform is a hub for shows spreading Covid conspiracies—and increasingly, misinformation about monkeypox.
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.