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 apologizes for translating Chinese president’s name to ‘Mr. Sh*thole’
The company blamed the incident on a 'technical issue.'
Instagram and Facebook are reportedly blocking queer ads
'There are biases and assumptions built into the algorithms that are designed to silence us.'
Mark Hamill deletes his Facebook and roasts Mark Zuckerberg
The decision comes after Facebook announced it would allow political ads that contain lies.
Facebook issues stance on deceptive political ads: Figure it out yourself
Users will have tools to filter out the noise.
Why did Teen Vogue post a fawning piece about Facebook’s 2020 election integrity plans?
It was posted, updated, and removed within hours.
Lawmaker blasts Facebook’s new deepfakes policy as ‘wholly inadequate’
Deepfakes took center stage during a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Facebook bans manipulative deepfakes in advance of congressional hearing
Facebook will be among those speaking before Congress about deepfakes on Wednesday.
How Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Spotify are handling 2020 political ads
Tech giants are making major tweaks.
2019 is the year the world turned on big tech
Everything is watching, analyzing, and listening to your digital life.
Facebook just purged a massive network of fake pro-Trump accounts
Many of the fake accounts used AI-generated faces for their profile pictures.
Break up big tech, new petition asks 2020 candidates
The pledge is similar to one about net neutrality.
Facebook won’t take down ad that says McConnell is pro-impeachment
The ad is from someone who is running for governor in California to protest Facebook's political ads policy.
A mom asked her Facebook friends to help Photoshop her stepson out of family photos
'Is there any way y'all could remove the kid to the right in these pictures?'
Report: Facebook’s maligned political ad policy being held in place by Peter Thiel
Others on Facebook's board want a change in policy.