In some cases, Facebook’s algorithms automatically generated pages for the white supremacist groups.
Watchdog Calls on FDA to Seize Website Domains Promoting Dangerous and Unproven “Abortion Reversal” Medication
CfA has identified three anti-choice groups: Abortion Pill Rescue, American Pregnancy Association, and Obria Medical Clinics among those currently marketing these treatments on their websites.
The pangolin, one of the world’s most trafficked mammals, is available for purchase on Facebook.
Vast Network of Right-Wing Extremists Use Private Facebook Groups to Organize for Imminent Civil War
Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA), a nonprofit watchdog group that runs the Tech Transparency Project (TTP), released a new study revealing how far-right extremist groups are using Facebook to push for a militant uprising in response to coronavirus lockdowns. The review by TTP found 125 Facebook groups devoted to the “boogaloo,” the term that far-right extremists use to describe a coming civil war. The number and overall membership of these public and private groups has been growing quickly during the coronavirus, and Facebook has failed to remove them despite the violent rhetoric used by “boogaloo” supporters.
Campaign for Accountability (CfA), a nonprofit watchdog group that runs the Tech Transparency Project (TTP), released a new study revealing the National Rifle Association (NRA) dramatically increases its online advertising on Facebook and Google in the weeks following mass shootings.
Statement from Campaign for Accountability on Statements from Anti-Choice Group, Children of God for Life, Condemning Possible COVID-19 Vaccine
“Anti-abortion ideologues are fighting the development of a vaccine created by scientists using donated fetal tissue, even if it could save hundreds of thousands of lives,” said Alice Huling, Counsel at Campaign for Accountability.
An Investigation Discovered Ads Served into Videos Touting “Remedies” and “Cures,” Despite Promising to Monetize Only Quality Content
Medical Face Masks are Widely Available for Sale on Social Media Platforms Despite Promises to Ban Sales
More than 130 Facebook Pages Advertise the Sale of Face Masks
One Year After Gunman Livestreamed New Zealand Massacre, Videos of the Attack Still Appear on Facebook
On March 12, 2020, CfA released a report identifying eight videos of the gruesome Christchurch, New Zealand, massacre that are still on Facebook despite the company’s promises to remove them.
Tech Transparency Project Releases New Report Showing Facebook Has Failed to Stop Child Exploitation on its Platform
On March 4, 2020, CfA released a new report, "Broken Promises: Sexual Exploitation of Children on Facebook," revealing that pedophiles are widely using Facebook to sexually exploit children, despite Facebook’s promises to address the problem.