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.
Investment mogul George Soros predicts the end of Facebook, Google
The philanthropist says companies like Facebook and Google deceive users by manipulating their attention.
Facebook just created its own unit of time—and it’s pretty genius
What time is it? 10 trillion flicks past the hour.
‘Skygofree’ and ‘GhostTeam’ malware puts Android phones in danger
Both attacks are capable of controlling social media accounts.
New Facebook feature lets multiple people watch the same video simultaneously
The new feature is first being tested on groups.
Facebook’s attempt to counter fake news is helping spread it
Media outlets are worried their coverage will be overshadowed by fabricated posts.
Facebook’s latest News Feed changes prioritize ‘meaningful social interaction’
Facebook made some big changes to your News Feed.
Facebook patented a bunch of sketchy methods for tracking you
The social giant claims it doesn't actively use these methods.
Meghan Markle ditched all her social media accounts
She is 'grateful to everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years.'
Zuckerberg gets serious about fixing Facebook in 2018 resolution
The CEO admits his platform makes too many errors.
Study relates Facebook addiction to snorting cocaine
The social network causes your brain to release dopamine.
Germany will fine Facebook, Twitter if they don’t remove hate speech
Germany is holding social media giants financially accountable for their actions.
Facebook wants to connect me with my rapist
Social media is re-traumatizing survivors—but is there anything they can do about it?
A cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading through Facebook Messenger
The mining bot is disguised as a viral video.
Facebook uses age-targeted job advertisements, but is that discriminatory?
Facebook says that its age-based ad targeting is "an accepted industry practice."