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.

Report: Barr wants tech antitrust probe wrapped up in 2020
The Justice Department's probe was announced earlier this year
Scammer reportedly bribed Facebook employee to keep posts up
Facebook has fired the accused contractor following an internal investigation.
Social media companies continue to fail to police fake behavior, study finds
The study showed how it easy it was to get fake engagement.
WhatsApp accounts deleted amid Kashmir internet blackout
The WhatsApp accounts were reportedly inactive for too long.
Republicans, Dems split over right to sue Facebook
Democrats and Republicans talked about a possible online privacy bill on Wednesday.
Facebook chatbot helps employees handle holiday criticism
Why answer your family's tough questions when you can have a bot do it for you?
Mark Zuckerberg won’t get into specifics about dinner he had with Trump
Zuckerberg didn't seem keen on talking about the meeting.
Facebook complies with Singapore’s controversial ‘fake news’ law
The city-state claims a post accusing it of election rigging is false–so Facebook dubbed it as such.
People are cooking up memes amid Instagram, Facebook outages
Facebook confirmed its family of apps experienced outages Thursday morning.
Website calling on investigation into Amazon blocked by Facebook
Digital rights group 'Fight for the Future' wants Congress to investigate the tech giant's 'surveillance dragnet.'
Facebook quietly launched a meme generator app called Whale
Will Whale make it out of Canada?
Congress thinks Facebook is misleading you about its location tracking
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday.
Man allegedly kills girlfriend, then pretends to be her on Facebook
His wife said he was living a 'double life.'
Facebook copies Instagram with experimental ‘Popular Photos’ feature
The feature will allow users to endlessly scroll through pictures just like Instagram.
Facebook has given more user data to the government than ever before
Facebook released more user data than ever before.
Instagram included in Facebook transparency report for the first time
The company reveals how prevalent child exploitation, drug and firearm sales, self-harm, and terrorist content is on Instagram.
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