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New wave of Jan. 6 conspiracy theories

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Ina Fried
Updated Dec 12, 2021 - Technology

Facebook exec blames society for COVID misinformation

Shawna Chen
Dec 1, 2021 - Health

Meta removes accounts linked to COVID disinformation effort by China

Photo of a sign showing the Facebook thumbs up emoji as a person walks by
Facebook's corporate headquarters campus in Menlo Park, California. Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images
Ashley Gold
Oct 26, 2021 - Technology

"We're not Facebook" argument falls flat on Hill

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Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios
Ina Fried
Oct 13, 2021 - Technology

Groups launch "How to Stop Facebook" effort

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Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Andrew Freedman
Oct 8, 2021 - Technology

Dissecting Google's climate denial crackdown

Ina Fried
Oct 8, 2021 - Technology
Column / Signal Boost

The long list of Facebook's insiders-turned-critics

Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Ina Fried
Sep 17, 2021 - Technology
Column / Signal Boost

Facebook's social balance is in the red

Illustration of the Facebook logo with a laughing emoji on one side and an angry emoji on the other.
Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Ina Fried
Sep 14, 2021 - Technology

Facebook allows prominent users to break rules

Signage in front of the Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
Signage in front of the Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images