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’s new anti-harassment tools just might work
They're specifically aimed at helping targeted groups such as women and journalists.
Facebook will use facial recognition to find photos of you—but there’s a catch
It's also adding an off/on switch for its facial recognition technology.
U.S. publicly condemns North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ attack
The cyberattack infected hundreds of thousands of computers.
Facebook will have to tell you who’s paying for political ads
Political ads will finally gain a much-needed degree of transparency.
Facebook will punish users who post ‘engagement bait’
The changes will take effect in the coming weeks.
Former Facebook exec says the social network is destroying society
He has 'tremendous guilt' for helping Facebook.
This is why Facebook arguments don’t work—according to science
Maybe Facebook arguments should 'pivot to video,' too.
Facebook revisits 2017 in a bleak Year in Review
Are you ready for your Year In Review video?
Facebook launches Messenger Kids, a chat app for young children
The company has safeguards to convince users it's not exploiting kids.
Facebook payout turns Winklevoss twins into first Bitcoin billionaires
They turned their lawsuit earnings into 10-figures.
Chris Pratt says Facebook impostor is sending ‘pervy’ messages to his fans
I 'seriously would like to punch them right in the GD mouth.'
Facebook is asking users to upload photos to prove they’re not a bot (or worse)
Is it a smart idea—or a potential privacy violation?
Facebook improves AI to better prevent suicide
The software will be launched everywhere except the EU.
Facebook is testing a Snapchat ‘streaks’ clone for Messenger
The social giant is testing the feature on limited users.
Facebook will now let you see which Russian pages you interacted with
The tool will be able to be accessed in Facebook's 'help center.'
Facebook Messenger now supports high-resolution (4K) photos
High-res pics won't take any longer to upload.