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 shared your DMs with tech giants like Netflix and Spotify (updated)
These are among 150 companies granted unique access to users' personal data.
Facebook blocks article on Yemeni crisis over photo of starving child
Facebook has since called it a mistake.
Facebook admits that 6.8 million users’ private photos were exposed
Photos you uploaded but never posted could be compromised.
Jury drops ticket for white guy who played ‘F*ck Tha Police’ around cop
He was found 'not guilty' in less than 10 minutes.
Woman pens open letter about getting baby product ads after her son was stillborn
'Do you know what your algorithm decides, tech companies?'
Facebook’s new community standards blatantly hurt queer users
Discussing 'sexual preferences' could get you banned.
Facebook docs reveal company hid update about recording Android call logs
Documents show Facebook exploited Android permissions to record users' call and text logs.
Emails reveal Mark Zuckerberg took steps to hurt Vine
Emails released by a British lawmaker show the exchange.
Facebook touts new hate-speech technology, but users still post about shooting immigrants
More than 75 percent of the posts reviewed were aimed at migrant caravans.
Here’s how Facebook tried to tie George Soros to an anti-Facebook group
A document from Republican research group Definers Public Affairs shows...nothing much.
Judge slams ‘bikini app’ inventor who gave away crucial Facebook documents to U.K.
Ted Kramer, the founder of Six4Three, was asked to surrender his laptop and other electronic devices.
Seized documents revealed Facebook floated selling data to companies for profit
Facebook demands return of documents as U.K. plans to publish
ACLU seeks docs on DOJ’s attempt to backdoor Facebook Messenger
Feds wanted encryption disabled to spy on suspected MS-13 members.
Departing Facebook employee says company has ‘a black people problem’
He says Facebook is failing its Black employees and users.
Facebook and Twitter crack down on controversial babysitter app
The Predictim app says it can vet applicants. But experts disagree.
The U.K. Parliament just seized potentially damning evidence against Facebook
A U.K. politician gained access to the data from an American software company.