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As Midterms Loom, Mark Zuckerberg Shifts Focus Away From Elections

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, made securing the 2020 U.S. election a top priority. He met regularly with an election team, which included more than 300 people from across his […]




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Qanon in America: 41 Million Believe in the Conspiracy Theory, a Survey Finds

Two decades ago, Wikipedia arrived on the scene as a quirky online project that aimed to crowdsource and document all of human knowledge and history in real time. Skeptics worried […]




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Right-Wing Calls to Celebrate Jan. 6 Anniversary Draw a Muted Response

Follow our live updates on the Jan. 6 Capitol Attack Anniversary.Last month, a onetime campaign aide to former President Donald J. Trump posted on Facebook, Twitter, Gab and other social […]




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Sean Hannity Is Asked to Cooperate in Jan. 6 Inquiry as Panel Details Texts

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has requested that Sean Hannity, the star Fox News host, respond to questions about his communications with former President […]




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Proud Boys Regroup, Focusing on School Boards and Town Councils

While the Proud Boys’ membership is not public, Mr. Holt said the group appeared to be growing in small towns and counties.Often, their presence has been enough to disrupt events. […]




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Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ Special Leads Two Fox News Contributors to Quit

For his part, Mr. Goldberg said he has been thinking about William F. Buckley, the late founder of National Review, who saw as part of his mission “imposing seriousness on […]




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What Happened When Facebook Employees Warned About Election Misinformation

WHAT HAPPENED 1. From Wednesday through Saturday there was a lot of content circulating which implied fraud in the election, at around 10% of all civic content and 1-2% of […]




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Inside Facebook’s Push to Defend Its Image

The changes have involved Facebook executives from its marketing, communications, policy and integrity teams. Alex Schultz, a 14-year company veteran who was named chief marketing officer last year, has also […]




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Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Partnership Did Not Survive Trump

To Ms. Sandberg, the move to Facebook, a company led by an awkward 23-year-old college dropout, wasn’t as counterintuitive as it might have appeared. She was a vice president at […]




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Facebook’s Trump Ban Will Last at Least 2 Years

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Friday that Donald J. Trump’s suspension from the service would last at least two years, keeping the former president off mainstream social media for […]