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.

This fake news generator is a head-turning troll machine
This coder says he's fighting fake news—by making fake news.
Facebook suspends #WalkAway founder over InfoWars link
Conservative personalities rallied behind the activist.
Facebook’s new AI can read the text in memes
It plans to employ the AI to ease the process of searching images.
Trump administration wants net neutrality-like regulations for social media
The Trump administration wants more regulation of social media platforms.
Twitter permanently removes Alex Jones, InfoWars from platform
Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, and iTunes are just some places to remove content.
Young people are getting rid of the Facebook app in droves
It has nothing to do with politics.
Parental-tracking app mSpy leaks millions of personal files
This isn't the app's first major security breach.
Alex Jones, Marco Rubio get into heated Senate confrontation
Jones and Rubio nearly come to blows over alleged shadow-banning and censorship
FCC’s Ajit Pai questions whether Google, Facebook, Twitter need more oversight
His blog post came the day before tech giants will testify before Congress.
Rising Republican star ran a Facebook page full of hateful memes
It's his second scandal in as many days.
Internal memo suggests Facebook is intolerant of conservative views
A Facebook employee alleges that Facebook doesn't support opposing political views.
Facebook pulls its data-tracking VPN app, Onavo Protect
Further proof that trusting Facebook with your privacy is a misguided effort.
Texas man arrested for repeatedly shooting at women drivers
Police found his sexist Facebook posts.
Bridezilla saga sends her fiance and friends fleeing
This story is the reason the word "bridezilla" was invented.
Social media, tech firms reportedly meeting to discuss 2018 midterms
The group includes all the major social media sites.
Newly reported data leak affected 4 million Facebook users
The app, myPersonality, was made a verified application on Facebook in 2009.
How trustworthy are you on social media? Facebook has a scale for that
It's the company's latest attempt at fighting the spread of fake news.
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