The social network that was famously founded in a college dorm, Facebook has grown to become not only the largest social platform on the Internet, but also a major player in smartphone apps thanks to Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and many other one-off apps. The company’s acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus has positioned it to influence the future of that industry as well.

Facebook won’t take down Trump’s anti-Biden ad
Last month the company said that all posts from politicians were newsworthy.
Threads from Instagram is here—and it comes with a big privacy ask
Threads beefs up Instagram's messaging system and focuses on your Close Friends list.
European courts can order Facebook content be removed worldwide; Update: Facebook responds
The tech giant must now apply to standards of one country across their platform.
Poll: Americans are wary of news seen on social media
Americans across the aisle are worried about one-sided and inaccurate news.
Facebook Libra backers are having second thoughts
Key financial partners of Libra, Facebook’s new digital currency, are reportedly reconsidering their investments.
Mark Zuckerberg calls Elizabeth Warren an ‘existential threat’ in leaked audio
In a testy call, Zuck signals a fight over Warren and her plan to break up big tech.
Facebook is beginning to hide likes
The social media company has started hiding likes for Australian users and is eyeing a wider rollout.
Pro-police Facebook page that spread misinformation was being run from Kosovo
The page had over 170,000 fans before Facebook took it down.
Goodbye, trolls! How to hide comments on Facebook
Facebook can become a cesspool of negative, offensive, and depressing commentary when left to its own devices. Here's how you can survive it.
Teen dies by suicide after being outed on social media
Explicit messages he exchanged with another boy were shared on Instagram and Snapchat.
Border Patrol is using ‘Facebook’ as an address for asylum seekers
It's not a valid address to contact someone.
Facebook about to start hiding Like counts
Facebook will roll out the feature to users in Australia to see how they respond.
Facebook has taken $1.6 million in ad buys from hate groups since 2018
Reporting from Sludge finds that anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ have been spending millions on Facebook ads.
Facebook to acquire company creating tool to control computers with your mind
Facebook wants to integrate such technology into augmented reality glasses.
Fake American Facebook pages supporting Trump are being run all over the globe
It's a bottomless pit of weird memes and head-turning fandom for America.
Snap’s ‘Project Voldemort’ dossier details Facebook’s bullying tactics
The tactics included allegedly threatening to pull "verified" statuses from influencers who mentioned Snapchat.
Facebook suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica scandal
The apps were tied to only about 400 developers.
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