By | Sep 17, 2019 at 3:51 am
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has been blocked in France and Germany, citing that "no private entity can claim monetary power." Read the official statement and learn more about who else is pushing back on this innovative digital currency.
By | Sep 9, 2019 at 10:35 am
Some of the world's largest social media companies and publishers are joining forces in an attempt to quell the amount of 'fake news' that circulates on the internet, with major players such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and the BBC all committing to the cause.
By | Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 pm
Instagram is poised to add a standalone messaging app to its lineup, threatening to compete with Snapchat in a very meaningful way. Learn more about the battle between these social media giants and what it means for the future of messaging.
By | Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 pm
Facebook has a moderator problem: An internal letter has accused Facebook of pressuring its moderators' onsite trauma counselors to divulge confidential information.
By | Jun 24, 2019 at 11:11 am
Today, Nick Clegg, Facebook's Vice-President of Global Affairs and Communications, sat down for an interview on BBC radio, and faced a grilling on his company's activities, past and present. Up for discussion were regulation, the Christchurch shooting, and Russian meddling.
By | Jun 18, 2019 at 9:57 am
After weeks of rumors, Facebook has confirmed that it is going to get into the cryptocurrency game, unveiling the Calibra wallet and Libra currency. Can Libra compete with Apple and Google, and should we trust Facebook with peeking into our personal finances?
By | May 10, 2019 at 12:17 pm
To say that Facebook has had a rough time of late would be something of an understatement. Now, Chris Hughes, formed co-founder, says its time to break the company up, for the good of itself and the public.
By | May 1, 2019 at 2:51 pm
Facebook has announced a number of added features to Messenger, including a desktop app, faster launch speeds, and business features. Take a look at some of the changes in our quick roundup.
By | May 1, 2019 at 12:03 pm
Facebook's developers conference, F8, is currently underway, and one of the latest bits of info to drop is that the company intends to expand its dating app, Facebook Dating. Included is a new feature named Secret Crush, which lets users discretely connect with fancied friends.
By | Apr 25, 2019 at 7:10 am
Facebook has released its latest financial report, which shows a healthy $15bn profit, as well as the allocation of $3bn to deal with its upcoming fine from the FTC. Despite this, Facebook has hinted that it expects the fine could run up to as much as $5bn.
By | Mar 19, 2019 at 6:50 am
A new paper from a cross party committee in the UK government is proposing radical new measures to force social media companies, such as Twitter and Facebook, to be more socially responsible, especially when it comes to their younger users. We explain the report's recommendations
By | Mar 18, 2019 at 4:56 pm
In 2014, WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton sold the popular chat app to Facebook for $19 billion. This past week, he told attendees at a public appearance that they should delete Facebook.
By | Feb 1, 2019 at 11:53 am
Parenting in the internet age is tough. And Facebook's track record with how it treats younger users should be enough to concern any parent. This week alone, Facebook was found to be paying teenage users for access to their data, and its track record is little better.
By | Mar 14, 2019 at 3:15 pm
Both Google and Facebook experienced lengthy outages this week, affecting their respective families of apps, including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Drive and Gmail. How did this happen and who did it affect most?
By | Mar 14, 2019 at 1:06 pm
Zucked is partly a story of Roger McNamee’s realization of Facebook’s ills, and partly a manifesto for a better internet. The book charts McNamee’s journey from Facebook optimist and investor, to concerned citizen and finally to privacy activist calling for Facebook's ...