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Scam Alert: You broke Facebook’s “Community Standards?” Nope, it’s a phishing scam

The message may also state that if you don’t act in the next 24 hours, Facebook will delete your account permanently.

The email includes a link that appears to lead to Facebook.com. Because you want to keep your account, you may think about clicking – however, you must stay calm and take a closer look. Continue Reading →

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AG Tong Joins Coalition of 44 Attorneys General Urging Facebook to Abandon Launch of Instagram Kids

At a Congressional hearing in March, Zuckerberg dismissed the idea that social media is harmful to children, despite strong data and research that has shown a link between young people’s use of social media and an increase in mental distress, self-injurious behavior, and suicidality. Instagram has been frequently flagged for increasing suicidal ideation, depression, and body image concerns in children. Continue Reading →

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AG Tong Joins 48 Attorneys General Filing Lawsuit against Facebook

As laid out in today’s complaint, the coalition — led by New York Attorney General Letitia James — argues that Facebook targets competitors with a ‘buy or bury’ approach: if they refuse to be bought out, Facebook tries to squeeze every bit of oxygen out of the room for these companies. Continue Reading →

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