Technology

Facebook to limit political content

MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) – Facebook announced Wednesday that it will start to limit political content in the news feed. Last month, Facebook said it will no longer recommend political groups to users and it would consider some steps limiting political content …

Tech companies crack down on conspiracy theories

(NBC News) As the Biden administration encourages Americans to come together in the wake of a divisive election season, political discourse on social media remains divisive. The January 6th assault on the U.S. Capitol showed that misleading messages can be amplified online, …

Facebook bans Trump indefinitely

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Facebook has extended its ban on President Trump’s account indefinitely. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the move on his Facebook page Thursday morning. It comes after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday just after the …

NASA prepares for historic launch

(NBC News) Four astronauts are in place and ready on the eve of what could be a historic launch from Cape Canaveral. After a successful demonstration flight earlier this year, NASA begins what they expect to be a regular, continuous commute to …