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 pushes back against moderators complaining about ‘Big Brother’ environment
Facebook contractors have had enough.
Facebook faces pressure from Congress to reduce anti-vaccination exposure
The company responded after getting a letter from a member of Congress.
Report: French journalists used private Facebook group to ridicule women, minorities
Hundreds of people have come forward to share their stories about the secret group.
School under fire for featuring nooses in ‘back to school’ collage
A viral Facebook post draws outrage.
Germany won’t allow Facebook to take user data without ‘voluntary consent’
Facebook plans to file an appeal.
Senator proposes jail time, fines for companies that hijack your data
The bill also includes a 'do not track' option.
Senators demand answers from Facebook about Project Atlas
The app could monitor quite a bit on phones.
How to unsend an embarrassing message in Facebook Messenger
It's now simple to remove that embarrassing typo or cringe comment.
You can now unsend chats in Facebook Messenger
Users have 10 minutes to unsend any unwanted messages.
Instagram will start blurring posts that depict self-harm and suicide
Sensitive content will remain searchable.
How Facebook helped a woman with a rare disease find the freedom to be herself
It's not all doom and gloom on Facebook after all.
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower is now working for H&M
Wylie is supposed to help the retail giant cater to consumers using data and AI.
Facebook, YouTube algorithms push anti-vaccine content
Facebook and YouTube's algorithms push a lot of anti-vaccine content.
Cory Booker’s failed Facebook venture overshadows 2020 announcement
Booker's already taking heat for a questionable education initiative in Newark.