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Facebook: End-to-End Encrypted Backups on WhatsApp
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Facebook: End-to-End Encrypted Backups on WhatsApp

WhatsApp was built on a simple idea: what you share with your friends and family stays between you. Five years ago, we added end-to-end encryption by default, which today protects over 100 billion messages a day as they travel between more than 2 billion users.  While end-to-end encrypted messages you send and receive are stored…

Facebook: Teaching AI to View the World Through Your Eyes
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Facebook: Teaching AI to View the World Through Your Eyes

Today, we’re announcing Ego4D, a long-term project by Facebook AI that aims to solve research challenges around egocentric perception: the ability for AI to understand and interact with the world like we do, from a first-person perspective. AI typically learns from photos and videos captured in third-person, but next-generation AI will need to learn from…

Facebook: Advancing Our Policies on Online Bullying and Harassment
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Facebook: Advancing Our Policies on Online Bullying and Harassment

Today, we’re announcing updates to our bullying and harassment policies to better protect people on our apps. We’re introducing a policy to help protect people from mass harassment and intimidation. We’ll now remove more harmful content that attacks public figures, as well as provide more protections for public figures who have become famous involuntarily —…

Facebook: Shaping the Future of Work with Workplace
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Facebook: Shaping the Future of Work with Workplace

Today, Workplace turns five years old, and to celebrate, we’re sharing five ways we’re helping shape the future of work.  When we launched Workplace five years ago, the way we worked was very different. Sharing information between workers was more challenging and people found themselves working in silos. When the pandemic forced some people to…

Facebook: September 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report
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Facebook: September 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report

We’re constantly working to find and stop coordinated campaigns that seek to manipulate public debate across our apps. Purpose of This Report Over the past four years, we’ve shared our findings about coordinated inauthentic behavior (CIB) we detect and remove from our platforms. As part of our regular CIB reports, we’re sharing information about all…

Facebook: Shop on Facebook and Instagram This Holiday Season
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Facebook: Shop on Facebook and Instagram This Holiday Season

Starting November 1, we’ll host daily Live Shopping experiences on Facebook and Instagram with brands like Benefit Cosmetics, Cocokind, Macy’s, Paintbox Nails, Tanya Taylor, Ulta Beauty, Vuori and Walmart to educate shoppers and share exclusive deals. We’re bringing back #BuyBlack Friday to highlight Black-owned businesses and are providing weekly #BuyBlack collections on Facebook and Instagram.…

Facebook: Facebook Supports Climate and Clean Energy Provisions in the Budget Reconciliation Bill
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Facebook: Facebook Supports Climate and Clean Energy Provisions in the Budget Reconciliation Bill

As elevated by the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, science shows that the next decade will be the defining period for dramatic emissions reductions to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Facebook recognizes the urgency of climate change and is committed to help tackle this global challenge. Earlier this year we announced…