Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that Facebook is continuing to allow far-right militant groups to organize on its platform, a year after the Capitol riot that was largely fueled on Facebook.
Today, Newsweek announced its inaugural America’s Greatest Disruptors list, honoring “50 visionaries, innovators and pioneers who are transforming the world through technology.” Campaign for Accountability is thrilled to share that Tech Transparency Project director Katie Paul was among those selected for this celebrated recognition.
Watchdogs Sue FEC for Failure to Investigate Coordination between the Russian Government and President Trump’s 2016 Campaign
Campaign for Accountability and Free Speech For People today filed a federal lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission seeking declaratory and injunctive relief for the Commission’s failure to respond to a five-year-old complaint regarding the Russian government’s political spending in the 2016 election and coordination with former President Trump’s campaign.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report in collaboration with Reset showing that Instagram continues to promote dangerous eating disorder information to vulnerable users including young teenagers, despite promises to remove such content.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report demonstrating how Instagram allows teen users as young as 13 to find potentially deadly drugs for sale in just two clicks.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that YouTube’s recommendation algorithm pushes users into ideological filter bubbles that are stronger for viewers of right-wing content.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), at today’s Senate Facebook whistleblower hearing, featured a Tech Transparency Project report showing that Facebook allows harmful ads targeted at teens to run on its platform.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that Facebook continues to allow ads promoting alcohol, drugs, gambling, and extreme weight loss to teens as young as 13, despite testimony by Antigone Davis, Facebook’s head of global safety, claiming the opposite.
Campaign for Accountability Files Customs and Border Protection Complaint over Apple’s Use of Forced Labor
Today, Campaign for Accountability filed a complaint with U.S. Customs and Border Protection over Apple’s continued use of forced labor in products it ships to and sells in the United States. Over the past year, CfA’s Tech Transparency Project has played a key role in demonstrating the extent to which Apple’s supply chain is tainted by forced Uyghur labor in China.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that Facebook, which insists it doesn’t allow human smugglers to use its platform, remains a vibrant marketplace for those illegally selling assistance with border crossings.