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.

Too much screen time is causing higher rates of depression, suicide among teens, study says
Spending two or more hours online each day bumped up the risk.
Ex-Facebook president is worried about what social media does to kids’ brains
'God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains.'
Nearly 270 million active Facebook accounts are copies or clones
The announcement was buried in Facebook's earnings report.
‘Silicon Valley’ actor slams Twitter, Facebook’s ethics in a furious tweetstorm
Kumail Nanjiani says social media giants have a 'blasé' attitude when dealing with abuse.
Sen. King lays into Facebook, Google, Twitter helping give Russia a ‘free pass’
King suggested the U.S. needs to create a 'cyberwar deterrent.'
Facebook, Twitter, and Google testify about Russian election interference
The tech companies went before the Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss 2016.
Replacing ‘Facebook’ with ‘the printing press’ is Twitter’s best new meme
You probably saw the link for this story on the printing press.
Facebook says 126 million could have seen Russian-backed posts
People who saw the ads were exposed to what Facebook called 'deeply disturbing' content.
Facebook rolls out goofy, spooky options to celebrate Halloween
Let this be your guide to everything frightful in Facebook apps.
Facebook is finally testing 4K video uploads
YouTube started supporting the resolution in 2010.
Facebook apologizes after an auto-translate fail led to a false arrest
The man was released after several hours of questioning.
Facebook is testing a dual News Feed that focuses on your friends
The social network says it has no plans for a worldwide rollout.
How Congress plans to take online political ads out of the shadows
The Honest Ads Act could have major implications for U.S. elections—and the internet.