Report: Facebook remains extremist breeding ground after January 6th

A D.C.-based watchdog group says Facebook is still a breeding ground for extremism a year after it was used as a tool leading up to and in the aftermath of the U.S. Capitol riot. Katie Paul, director of the Tech Transparency Project, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss her organization’s investigation into the social media platform.

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Facebook whistleblower shares fears about metaverse

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is raising fears about the metaverse. In an exclusive interview with CBS News, Haugen details why she’s worried the tech giant will struggle to moderate content and keep users safe in the virtual realm. CBSN tech reporter Dan Patterson spoke to Haugen and joins CBSN AM to tell us more about their conversation.

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Facebook warns 50,000 users targeted by spy-for-hire companies

Meta has warned tens of thousands of Facebook users that they were targeted by spy-for-hire companies. The owner of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp is cracking down on so-called "cyber mercenaries". Meta said it has banned seven private surveillance companies from its platforms and suspended 1,500 related accounts — most of them fake. The company accuses the seven firms of hacking or using fake profiles to trick users into revealing private data.

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Facebook owner cracks down on mercenary spy firms

Meta is calling out half a dozen private surveillance companies for hacking or other abuses, accusing them of collectively targeting about 50,000 people across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

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Obama Adviser In 2021: A.I. Is About To Supersize Political Polarization On Facebook

Former Google CEO and Obama adviser Eric Schmidt explains how industry and government leaders can better address the political polarization online, including how social media profit incentives drive psychological and political division. Schmidt also warns how A.I. will make this polarization worse. This is the newest installment of The Summit Series with Ari Melber, featuring in-depth discussions with leaders at the summit of their fields. The series debuted in 2021 with Melber’s interview with Bill Gates. (This is an except from a longer interview.) (This segment is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber," a news show covering politics, law, and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC bit.ly/thebeatwithari).
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