Integrity timeline

UPDATED

NOV 1, 2022

This timeline provides a comprehensive list of our public announcements regarding integrity. It includes product improvements, policy expansions, external engagement, and transparency reports.

This is a working page that will be updated regularly.

2022
  • October 2022
    • Introducing New Features to Facebook Groups. Read more

    • Updates to How We Protect People on Instagram From Abuse. Read more

    • Protecting People From Malicious Account Compromise Apps. Read more

  • September 2022
    • Due Diligence Exercise into Meta’s Human Rights Impact in Israel and Palestine. Read more

    • Meta at UNGA 2022. Read more

    • Launching Parental Supervision Tools on Instagram and a Family Center in India. Read more

    • How We Approach Safety and Privacy in Community Chats. Read more

    • Deterring Scraping By Protecting Facebook Identifiers. Read more

  • August 2022
    • Testing More Ways to Control What You See on Instagram. Read more

    • Widely Viewed Content Report, Second Quarter 2022. Read more

    • Community Standards Enforcement Report, Second Quarter 2022. Read more

    • How Meta Is Planning for the 2022 US Midterms. Read more

    • How Meta Is Preparing for Brazil’s 2022 Elections. Read more

    • Testing End-to-End Encrypted Backups and More on Messenger. Read more

    • Meta’s Adversarial Threat Report, Second Quarter 2022. Read more

  • July 2022
    • Meta Asks Oversight Board to Advise on COVID-19 Misinformation Policies. Read more

    • Expanding Our Third-Party Fact Checking Program in India. Read more

    • Putting People First: Protecting Privacy and Integrity. Read more

    • How Meta is Preparing for Kenya’s 2022 General Election. Read more

    • A Closer Look: Meta’s First Annual Human Rights Report. Read more

    • How We Work to Safeguard People Against Clone Sites. Read more

    • Taking Action Against Scraping for Hire. Read more

  • June 2022
    • Introducing New Ways to Verify Age on Instagram. Read more

    • New Tools and Resources for Parents and Teens in VR and on Instagram. Read more

    • Launch of Instagram safety campaign with Loulou João. Read more

    • Launching AMBER Alerts on Instagram to Help Find Missing Children. Read more

  • May 2022
    • Introducing New Members of the Oversight Board. Read more

    • Ensuring an Open and Interoperable Metaverse. Read more

    • Transparency Report, Second Half 2021. Read more

    • Widely Viewed Content Report, First Quarter 2022. Read more

    • Community Standards Enforcement Report, First Quarter 2022. Read more

    • Community Standards Enforcement Report Assessment Results. Read more

  • April 2022
    • What the Research on Social Media’s Impact on Democracy and Daily Life Says (and Doesn’t Say). Read more

    • Meta’s Adversarial Threat Report, First Quarter 2022. Read more

    • How Meta is Preparing for the Philippines’ 2022 General Election. Read more

    • Independent Assessment: Expanding End-to-End Encryption Protects Fundamental Human Rights. Read more

    • Helping to Stop Online Scams: Partnership with Stop Scams UK. Read more

  • March 2022
    • Taking Action Against Fake Customer Feedback and Reviews. Read more

    • Introducing VR Parental Supervision Tools on Quest. Read more

    • Announcing New Tools to Help Group Admins Protect, Manage and Grow Their Facebook Groups. Read more

    • Community Standards Enforcement Report, Fourth Quarter 2021. Read more

    • Widely Viewed Content Report, Fourth Quarter 2021. Read more

    • Quarterly Update on the Oversight Board, Fourth Quarter 2021. Read more

  • February 2022
    • Updates on Our Security Work in Ukraine. Read more

    • Meta’s Ongoing Efforts Regarding Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine. Read more

    • January 2022 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • Expanding Counterspeech Initiatives Into Pakistan and the UK. Read more

  • January 2022
    • Recapping Our 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Enforcements. Read more

    • Teaching Internet Safety on Messenger Kids. Read more

  • 2021
  • December 2021
    • Raising the Standard for Protecting Teens and Supporting Parents Online. Read more

    • An Independent Assessment of Meta’s Human Rights Impact in the Philippines. Read more

    • Expanding Facebook Protect To More Countries. Read more

    • Strengthening Our Efforts Against the Spread of Non-Consensual Intimate Images. Read more

    • Our End-of-Year Adversarial Threat Report. Read more

    • Our Approach to Safer Private Messaging. Read more

  • November 2021
    • Following Through on Meta’s Civil Rights Audit Progress. Read more

    • Race Data Measurement and Meta’s Commitment to Fair and Inclusive Products. Read more

    • Taking Action Against Hackers in Pakistan and Syria. Read more

    • H2 2021, Transparency Report. Read more

    • Community Standards Enforcement Report, Third Quarter 2021. Read more

    • Widely Viewed Content Report, Third Quarter 2021. Read more

    • Our Approach to Addressing Bullying and Harassment. Read more

    • An Update on Our Longstanding Work to Protect People in Ethiopia. Read more

    • Response to WSJ report on Well-Being Research. Read more

    • An Update On Our Use of Face Recognition. Read more

    • October 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

  • October 2021
    • Supporting COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts for Children. Read more

    • Oversight Board Transparency Report. Read more

    • Hate Speech Prevalence Has Dropped by Almost 50% on Facebook. Read more

    • Advancing Our Policies on Online Bullying and Harassment. Read more

    • September 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • September 2021
      • Explaining the Research We Do to Support Families. Read more

      • Requesting Oversight Board Guidance on Our Cross-Check System. Read more

      • Pausing ‘Instagram Kids’ and Building Parental Supervision Tools. Read more

      • Sharing Our Content Distribution Guidelines. Read more

      • Creating Hope Through Action for Suicide Prevention and Awareness. Read more

      • Our Progress Addressing Challenges and Innovating Responsibly. Read more

      • Helping State Officials Share COVID-19 Information with Local Communities. Read more

      • Removing New Types of Harmful Networks. Read more

    • August 2021
      • Asking People for Their Birthday on Instagram. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, Second Quarter 2021. Read more

      • How We’re Taking Action Against Vaccine Misinformation Superspreaders. Read more

      • Introduced the Widely Viewed Content Report. Read more

      • Integrated privacy-enhancing technologies into ads. Read more

      • July 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

      • Introduced new features to protect Instagram users from abuse. Read more

    • July 2021
      • AI developments to find and protect underaged users. Read more

      • Introduced Instagram Sensitive Content Control. Read more

      • First Quarterly Update on the Oversight Board. Read more

      • Took Action Against Hackers in Iran. Read more

      • Introduced Instagram Security Checkup. Read more

      • June 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • June 2021
      • Launched Women’s Safety Hub and announced the Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisors. Read more

      • Combated E-Commerce Scams and Account Takeovers. Read more

      • An update on the AI team’s latest efforts to detect deepfakes. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From Ethiopia. Read more

      • Oversight Board Selected First Policy Advisory Opinion Request to Review. Read more

      • How Meta prepared for Ethiopia’s 2021 General Election. Read more

      • In Response to Oversight Board, Trump Suspended for Two Years. Read more

      • May 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • May 2021
      • Introduced the option to hide public likes on Facebook and Instagram. Read more

      • Launched new action against people who repeatedly share misinformation. Read more

      • Published Q1 2021 Community Standards Enforcement Report (CSER). Read more

      • Oversight Board Upholds Meta’s Decision to Suspend Donald Trump’s Accounts. Read more

      • April 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • April 2021
      • Introduced new tools to protect users from abuse. Read more

      • How Meta Protects Privacy in Our COVID-19 Initiatives. Read more

      • An Update on Our Approach to Private Messaging. Read more

      • Meta and Gucci File Joint Lawsuit Against International Counterfeiter. Read more

      • Preparing for a Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin Read more

      • Taking Action Against Hackers in Palestine. Read more

      • Incorporating More Feedback Into News Feed Ranking. Read more

      • Users Can Now Appeal Content Left Up on Facebook or Instagram to the Oversight Board. Read more

      • Protecting People From Domain Abuse. Read more

      • How We Combat Scraping. Read more

      • Publishing a new Privacy Progress Update. Read more

      • Explaining news reports on a data scrape that occurred in September 2019. Read more

      • An update on the Responsible AI team’s latest efforts with Fairness Flow. Read more

      • March 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • March 2021
      • Announcing new tool to give users more control over their News Feed. Read more

      • Meta Responds to the Recommendations from the Oversight Board in a Case about a Veiled Threat Based on Religious Beliefs. Read more

      • Op-ed from Nick Clegg on algorithms and polarization. Read more

      • Announcing Steps to Protect State Elections in India. Read more

      • Announcing the completion of the first phase of Meta’s latest fiber network build across Indiana. Read more

      • Taking Action Against Hackers in China. Read more

      • Tackling Misinformation Across Our Apps. Read more

      • Expanding Support for Security Keys on Mobile Devices. Read more

      • Enhancing Safety in Facebook Groups. Read more

      • Published our Corporate Human Rights Policy. Read more

      • Continuing to Make Instagram Safer for the Youngest Members of Our Community Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg Announced Meta’s Plans to Help Get People Vaccinated Against COVID-19. Read more

      • Explaining Secure Data for EU users. Read more

      • Filed Motions to Dismiss Lawsuits Brought by FTC, State Attorneys General. Read more

      • Introduced Private and Secure WhatsApp Calling on Desktop. Read more

      • February 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • February 2021
      • Meta Responds to the Oversight Board’s First Set of Recommendations. Read more

      • Reducing Political Content in News Feed. Read more

      • January 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

      • Reaching Billions with COVID-19 Vaccination Information. Read more

    • January 2021
      • Responding to the Oversight Board’s First Decision. Read more

      • Recapping our Privacy Tools on Data Privacy Day. Read more

      • Announced New Tool to Educate People about the Holocaust. Read more

      • Announced two efforts to increase transparency of ads about social issues, elections and politics run on Facebook and Instagram. Read more

      • Announced preparations ahead of US Presidential Inauguration Day. Read more

      • Announced hire of Roy Austin as VP of Civil Rights. Read more

      • December 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

      • Introducing the new Access Your Information. Read more

      • Our Response to the Violence in Washington. Read more

    2020
    • December 2020
      • A Look at Meta and US 2020 Elections Report. Read more

      • Submitted Comments to European Digital Media Observatory on Data Sharing for Social Science Research. Read more

      • Introduced Privacy Conversations with Erin Egan. Read more

      • Shared Response to Apple’s Policy That Hurt Small Businesses. Read more

      • Shared Explainer on Personalized Advertising and Privacy. Read more

      • Shared Update on Georgia Runoff Election Integrity Efforts. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from France and Russia Read more

      • Shared Actions Against Hackers in Bangladesh and Vietnam. Read more

      • Announced New Tool for Small Businesses and Communities during COVID-19. Read more

      • Oversight Board Selected First Cases to Review. Read more

    • November 2020
      • Launched Meta News in the UK. Read more

      • Announced Lawsuit Against Clone Site Owner Ensar Sahinturk. Read more

      • Government Request Transparency Report. Read more

      • Introduced Hate Speech Prevalence in Enforcement Report. Read more

      • 10th Anniversary of the Bug Bounty Program. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 7th Edition. Read more

      • Keeping People Safe on Instagram. Read more

      • October Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • October 2020
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior. Read more

      • Shared Progress on Our Privacy Work. Read more

      • Oversight Board Began Hearing Cases. Read more

      • Supported Elections Across Africa. Read more

      • September Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

      • Supported Public Health Experts’ Vaccine Efforts. Read more

      • Updated Hate Speech Policy On Holocaust Denial Content. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior. Read more

      • Announced Preparations for US 2020 Election Day. Read more

      • Announced Lawsuit Against Fake Engagements and Ad Scams. Read more

      • Announced Lawsuit Against Data Scraping. Read more

    • September 2020
      • Began Partnerships with 70 Independent Fact-Checking Organizations. Read more

      • Launched New Suicide Prevention Tools. Read more

      • Instagram Equity Commitments Follow-Up. Read more

      • Announced Additional Steps to Secure the Integrity of the 2020 US Elections. Read more

      • August Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • August 2020
      • Introduced New Research Initiatives for 2020 US Elections. Read more

      • Preparation for Myanmar’s 2020 Election. Read more

      • Made Public Recommendation Guidelines for Groups, Events, and others. Read more

      • Meta News International Expansion. Read more

      • Launched Additional Notifications for COVID-19 Content. Read more

      • Scaled Back Temporary Ban on Hand Sanitizer and Disinfecting Wipes. Read more

      • Expanded Dangerous Individuals and Organizations Policy. Read more

      • Launched Educator Hub. Read more

      • Launched US 2020 Voting Information Center. Read more

      • Independent Audit of Community Standards Enforcement Report. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 6th Edition. Read more

      • July Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • July 2020
      • Enhancing Data Protection for LGPD Requirements. Read more

      • Began Labeling Voting Posts from Elected Officials and Candidates.

      • Privacy White Paper on People-Centered Legislation. Read more

      • Third Civil Rights Report. Read more

      • July Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

      • Updated COVID Information Center. Read more

      • Improved Data Limits for Infrequently Used Apps. Read more

      • Nick Clegg Op-ed Response to Ad Boycott. Read more

    • June 2020
      • Banning Violent Networks in the US. Read more

      • Prioritizing Original News Content. Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg Update on Preparing for US 2020 Election. Read more

      • Launched Notification Screen for Outdated Content. Read more

      • EU Report on Hate Speech. Read more

      • Platform Enforcement Against Unauthorized Automation Software (Scraping). Read more

      • Update on Black Voices on Instagram. Read more

      • Reached 4M Voting Registration Goal, Fewer Political Ads, and US House & Senate Tracker. Read more

      • Started Labeling state-controlled media. Read more

      • Launched Manage Activity. Read more

      • May Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • May 2020
      • High-reach Post Verification. Read more

      • Response to Wall Street Journal on Investments to Fight Polarization. Read more

      • Increased Hate Speech Prevention Efforts. Read more

      • Human Rights Assessments: Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Indonesia. Read more

      • H2 2019, Transparency Report. Read more

      • Updates on Combating Hate and Dangerous Orgs. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 5th Edition. Read more

      • Announced Instagram Well-Being Guides. Read more

      • Announced Oversight Board Members. Read more

      • April 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • April 2020
      • Launched $1M grant program to Support Fact Checkers. Read more

      • Introduced Country Expansions and New Safety Features for Messenger Kids. Read more

      • Started Providing Location of High-Reach FB Pages and Instagram Accounts outside the US. Read more

      • Published Mark Zuckerberg’s Washington Post Op-ed on Symptom Survey. Read more

      • Announced COVID misinformation tools. Read more

      • Filed a Lawsuit for Deceptive Advertising Practices. Read more

      • Introduced Forwarding Limit on WhatsApp. Read more

      • Announced Partnership with the US Census Bureau. Read more

      • March 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • March 2020
      • Updated Data Access Tools. Read more

      • Expanded Fact-Checking Program to New Partner Organizations in the US. Shared updates on Fact-Checking initiatives. Read more

      • Released General Update on COVID-19 misinformation. Read more

      • Announced Instagram COVID-19 Updates. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia. Read more

      • Launched New Tools for Community Moderators. Read more

      • Announced Lawsuit against Namecheap for Domain Name Fraud. Read more

      • February 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report. Read more

    • February 2020
      • Filed lawsuit against OneAudience for improper data collection. Read more

      • Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Takedown: Russia, Vietnam, Myanmar. Read more

      • Highlighted Tools for Safer Internet Day. Read more

      • Launched New Tools for Parents in Messenger Kids. Updated Privacy Policy. Read more

      • Launched Election Operation Center in US.

    • January 2020
      • Updated Gaming Creators Community Standards Toolkit. Read more

      • Released Meta Oversight Board Bylaws. Read more

      • Updated Privacy Checkup. Introduced Off Meta Activity and Login Alerts. Read more

      • New Transparency Features and Controls for Social Issue and Political Ads. Read more

      • Announced Policy to Take Down Misleading Manipulated Media. Read more

      • Updated Privacy and Security Checkup. Read more

    2019
    • December 2019
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From Georgia, Vietnam and the US. Read more

      • An Update on Our Efforts to Combat Terrorism Online. Read more

      • Helping to Protect the 2020 US Census. Read more

      • Helping Fact-Checkers Identify False Claims Faster. Read more

      • Launched Bullying Caption Warning on Instagram. Read more

      • Expanded Fact-Checking on Instagram. Read more

      • Established Oversight Board Trust and $130M Funding Commitment. Read more

      • Shared Update on CCPA Compliance. Read more

      • Response to Attorney General Barr’s Private Messaging Request. Read more

      • Filed Lawsuit Against Ad Fraud. Read more

      • Launched Instagram Age Verification. Read more

      • Introduced New Photo Transfer and Data Portability Tool. Read more

    • November 2019
      • Reducing Inauthentic Engagement on Instagram. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 4th Edition. Read more

      • UK General Election Preparedness. Read more

      • Held First Global Fact-checking Summit. Read more

    • October 2019
      • Filed Lawsuit on Domain Name Fraud. Read more

      • Removed More Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From Russia. Read more

      • Announcement regarding Women’s Safety on Facebook. Read more

      • Connecting People With Health Resources. Read more

      • Shared Instagram Updates regarding Suicide and Self Injury. Read more

      • Introduced Facebook News. Read more

      • Announced Several Measures To Protect the 2020 US Elections. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Iran and Russia. Read more

      • Updated Inauthentic Behavior Policy. Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg on Protecting Free Expression. Read more

      • Introduced More Privacy Controls on Instagram. Read more

      • Announced Well-Being Features on World Mental Health Day. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in UAE, Nigeria, Indonesia and Egypt. Read more

      • Introduced Instagram Restrict. Read more

    • September 2019
      • Meta, Elections and Political Speech. Read more

      • Next Steps for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. Read more

      • Shared Update on App Investigation. Read more

      • Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in Spain. Read more

      • Combating Hate and Extremism. Read more

      • Detailed Oversight Board Charter, Structure and Membership Selection Process. Read more

      • Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Iraq and Ukraine. Read more

      • Updating the Values That Inform Our Community Standards. Read more

      • Tightening Our Policies and Expanding Resources to Prevent Suicide and Self-Harm. Read more

      • Charting a Way Forward on Privacy and Data Portability. Read more

    • August 2019
      • Political Ads Authorization Process. Read more

      • Released Statement regarding September 2015 Document on Facebook Employees Discussing Data Scraping pre-Cambridge Analytica. Read more

      • Removed More Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in Myanmar. Read more

      • Announced Off-Facebook Activity. Read more

      • Shared Senator Kyl’s Review of Potential Anti-Conservative Bias. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from China. Read more

      • Launched Safe Communities Initiative for Private Groups. Read more

      • Made Groups Privacy Settings Easier to Understand. Read more

      • Enforced Against Click Injection Fraud. Read more

      • Open-Sourced Photo and Video Matching Technology to Make the Internet Safer. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras. Read more

    • July 2019
      • Shared Two Year Progress Update on GIFCT. Read more

      • FTC Agreement Brings Rigorous Standards for Protecting Privacy Read more

      • Updated Account Disable Policy on Instagram. Read more

      • Understand Why You’re Seeing Certain Ads and How You Can Adjust Your Ad Experience. Read more

      • Shared Commitment Against Bullying on Instagram. Read more

      • News Feed Ranking: Addressing Sensational Health Claims. Read more

    • June 2019
      • Shared Second Civil Rights Audit Update. Read more

      • Released Report regarding Global Feedback and Input on the Meta Oversight Board. Read more

      • Updated Terms of Service to Explain How Meta Works. Read more

      • Deep Fake Detection Challenge. Read more

      • Rolled Out Ads Authorization Process Globally. Read more

      • New Feed Ranking: Making Public Comments More Meaningful. Read more

      • Automation Plus Expert Journalism: How Full Fact is Fighting Misinformation. Read more

    • May 2019
      • Removed More Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Iran. Read more

      • Data Transparency Advisory Group (DTAG) Report. Read more

      • Government Request Transparency Report. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 3rd Edition. Read more

      • Shared Highlights from Global Safety and Well-Being Summit. Read more

      • Survey Update to Personalize News Feed. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Israel. Read more

      • Joined Christchurch Call to Action. Read more

      • Announced Protections on Facebook Live Abuse. Read more

      • Updated on Compensation and Support for Contractors. Read more

      • Filed a Lawsuit Against Rankwave. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia. Read more

    • April 2019
      • Announced First Grants for Independent Research. Read more

      • Announced Public Consultation Process for the Oversight Board. Read more

      • Expanded Fact Checking with Five New EU Fact-Checking Partners. Read more

      • Prevented Inauthentic Behavior on Instagram in New Zealand. Read more

      • Reduced Distribution of Problematic Content with News Feed Ranking. Read more

      • Shared Details on Product Policies. Read more

      • Kicked Off a New Collaboration Process for Fighting Misinformation. Read more

      • Shared Update on Memorialization. Read more

      • Announced Election Preparedness regarding India’s Elections. Read more

      • Update on Safeguarding Elections in Australia. Read more

      • The Hunt for False News: EU Edition. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from India and Pakistan. Read more

    • March 2019
      • Introduced “Why Am I Seeing This Post?” Read more

      • Washington Post Op-Ed from Mark Zuckerberg regarding Four Regulation Ideas. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report from the Philippines. Read more

      • Introduced Ad Library Reporting the EU. Read more

      • Rolled Out Improved Ads Library. Read more

      • Announced Ban Against White Nationalism and White Separatism Content. Read more

      • Fixed issues Related to Password Safety and Privacy. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report from Iran, Russia, Macedonia, and Kosovo. Read more

      • Shared Update on Christchurch Terrorist Attacks. Read more

      • Shared Update on Non-Consensual Intimate Images. Read more

      • Rolled Out New Ways to Combat Vaccine Misinformation. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Authentic Behavior from the UK and Romania. Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg Outlines His Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking. Read more

      • Shared Details on Safeguarding Elections in Indonesia. Read more

      • Launched Digital Literacy Tools. Read more

      • Cracked Down on Sale of Fake Accounts. Read more

    • February 2019
      • Removed Tommy Robinson’s Page and Profile. Read more

      • Our Commitment to Our Content Reviewers. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in Moldova. Read more

      • Shared Eight Ways We’re Preparing for Elections Across Africa. Read more

      • Released Statement in Opposition to Germany’s Bundeskartellamt. Read more

      • Shared Facebook and Instagram Sucide and Self Injury Policy Changes. Read more

      • Banned More Dangerous Organizations in Myanmar. Read more

      • Released Update on Elections, Privacy, Safety, and more. Read more

    • January 2019
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Iran. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Indonesia. Read more

      • Expanded our Efforts to Protect Elections. Read more

      • A Discussion with Nick Clegg about protecting elections. Read more

      • Released Draft Charter of the Oversight Board. Read more

      • Launched Privacy and Data Use Business Hub. Read more

      • Detailed the “Defense-in-Depth” approach. Read more

      • Made Pages More Transparent and Accountable. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia. Read more

      • Banned Twinmark Media Enterprises in the Philippines. Read more

    2018
    • December 2018
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Bangladesh. Read more

      • An Update on Civil Rights Report. Read more

    • November 2018
      • Clarifying Facebook Search. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 2nd Edition. Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg’s Blueprint for Content Governance. Read more

      • Hard Questions: Meta’s Investigations into Cyber Threats and IO. Read more

      • Shared Assessment on Human Rights Impact in Myanmar. Read more

      • Shared Election Integrity and Security Update. Read more

    • October 2018
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Iran. Read more

      • Launched Election Candidate Info Tool on Meta. Read more

      • Launched Ad Library Report (US). Read more

      • Launched Ad Library Launch (UK). Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from the Philippines. Read more

      • Opened Elections Operations Center. Read more

      • Expanded Voter Suppression Policy. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from the United States, Middle East, Russia and the UK. Read more

      • Shared New Anti-Bullying Tools on Instagram. Read more

      • Shared New Anti-Bullying Tools on Meta. Read more

    • September 2018
      • Update on How We Enforce Against Illicit Drug Sales. Read more

      • Launched Instagram Voter Registration Tools. Read more

      • Expanding Security Tools to Protect Political Campaigns. Read more

      • Expanded Fact-Checking to Photos and Videos. Read more

      • Launched Parental Resources for Instagram. Read more

    • August 2018
      • Removed Myanmar Military Officials from Meta. Read more

      • Update To Verification and Authentication Tools on Instagram. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia. Read more

      • Shared Instagram Access Issue and Security Tips. Read more

      • Update on Authorization Process For Pages. Read more

      • Post on Enforcing Community Standards with regard to Alex Jones. Read more

      • Launched ‘Time Spent’ Tools on Facebook and Instagram. Read more

    • July 2018
      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from the Russian-based Internet Research Agency (IRA). Read more

    • June 2018
      • Announced Transparency in Ads Across Facebook. Read more

      • Removed Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Mexico and Latin America. Read more

      • Expanded Fact-Checking and Actions To Fight False News Read more

      • Identified Public Posting Error and Announced Solutions. Read more

      • Election Preparedness in Mexico. Read more

    • May 2018
      • Launched Political Ad Authorization Process and Ad Library. Read more

      • Shared Update and Assets on Combating Misinformation. Read more

      • Update from Laura Murphy on First Civil Rights Audit. Read more

      • Launched Election Partnership with Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Read more

      • Community Standards Enforcement Report, 1st Edition. Read more

      • Announced Proactive Content Detection. Read more

      • Introduced Clear History. Read more

      • Announced Instagram Bullying Filter and Kindness Prom. Read more

    • April 2018
      • Introduced Appeals. Read more

      • Published Internal Guidelines Used To Enforce Community Standards. Read more

      • Why Content is or is not Removed. Read more

      • Update on Technology to Detect Terrorist Content. Read more

      • Information on Data Advertisers Access. Read more

      • Announced New Privacy Protections. Read more

      • Answering Hard Questions on Data Usage. Read more

      • Launched Data Abuse Bounty Rewards for Discovering Data Abuse. Read more

      • Launched Election Research Commission. Read more

      • Explained How News Feed Works. Read more

      • Update on the Research ad Design Behind New Context to Articles in News Feed. Read more

      • Announced Transparency Features for Ads. Read more

      • Mark Zuckerberg on Protecting Information. Read more

      • Update on Data Access Changes. Read more

      • Internet Research Agency Takedowns. Read more

      • Context Around Stories in News Feed. Read more

    • March 2018
      • Protecting Election Security. Read more

      • Updated the Ads Library. Read more

      • Updated Privacy Tools Accessibility. Read more

      • Announced Tools to Combat Platform Abuse. Read more

      • Shared Update on Cambridge Analytica. Read more

      • Suspended Cambridge Analytica and SCL Group. Read more

    • January 2018
      • Launched Privacy Education Campaign. Read more

      • News Feed Ranking: Helping Ensure News on Meta is From Trusted Sources. Read more

    2017
    • December 2017
      • Launched ‘Related Articles’ Feature. Read more

      • Announced New Optional Tools To Manage Face Recognition Technology. Read more

      • Addressed Concerns about Facial Recognition Technology. Read more

      • News Feed Ranking: Fighting Engagement Bait on Meta. Read more

      • Shared Instagram Animal Welfare interstitial. Read more

    • November 2017
      • Hard Questions: Are We Winning the War on Terrorism? Read more

      • Continuing Transparency on Russian Activity. Read more

      • Announcing New Tools and Initiatives for Communities to Help Each Other. Read more

      • Our Advertising Principles. Read more

    • October 2017
      • Announced Political Ad Authorization Requirements. Read more

      • Released News Feed Publisher Guidelines. Read more

      • Tested New Tool to Provide in-App Context for Articles. Read more

      • (Update) Information on Russian Ads. Read more

    • September 2017
      • Updated Ad Targeting to Eliminate Discriminatory Examples Read more

      • Hard Questions: Russian Ads Delivered To Congress. Read more

    • August 2017
      • Blocked Ads from Pages That Share False News. Read more

      • (Update) Wider Rollout of Related Articles. Read more

      • News Feed Ranking: Taking Action Against Video Clickbait. Read more

      • Addressing Cloaking. Read more

    • June 2017
      • News Feed Ranking: Showing more informative links in News Feed. Read more

      • Announced Offensive Comment Filter on Instagram. Read more

      • Hard Questions: Deciding what is Hate Speech. Read more

      • Joined Industry Forum to Counter Terrorism. Read more

      • Piloted New Tools to Provide More Control Over Profile Photos. Read more

      • Hard Questions: How We Counter Terrorism. Read more

    • May 2017
      • Facebook’s Community Standards: How and Where We Draw the Line on Sensitive Content. Read more

      • News Feed Ranking: Reducing links to low-quality web page experiences (“ad farms”). Read more

      • Rolled Out News Feed Updates to Reduce Low-Quality Links. Read more

      • Shared Instagram Mental Health Interstitial. Read more

    • April 2017
      • Government Requests Transparency Report. Read more

      • Launched Related Articles Test. Read more

      • Launched Misinformation Educational Tool. Read more

      • Shared Our Approach to Mitigate Misinformation. Read more

      • Announced Tools Protecting Intimate Images on Facebook. Read more

      • Announced Tools Protecting Intimate Images on Instagram. Read more

    • March 2017
      • Launched Sensitive Content Screens on Instagram. Read more

      • Launched Tools for Reporting Suicide Content. Read more

    • January 2017
      • News Feed Ranking: New signals to show more authentic and timely stories. Read more

    2016
    • December 2016
      • Rolled Out Tools to Combat False News. Read more

      • Industry Partnerships to Fight Terrorist Content. Read more

    • October 2016
      • Newsworthiness Updates - Community Standards. Read more

    • August 2016
    • June 2016