The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users.
ProPublica reported this week that Facebook advertisers were able to target ads to "Jew-haters" and other users who belonged to anti-Semitic groups. This follows a recent announcement by the company that Russian propagandists had bought thousands of ads on the…
NewsHour business and economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down recently with Franklin Foer to discuss Foer's new book, “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”…
Facebook announced this week that a Russian propaganda organization used the social media platform to purchase $100,000 of political advertising. Here’s what you need to know about this news.
Photographer Tanja Hollander photographed all 626 of her Facebook friends around the world. Here's what she learned.
New research shows that everyone is prone to sharing fake news when dealing with a never-ending stream of updates.
By Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, The Conversation
Scientists look into how often new parents use social media, why some use it more than others and what the impact might be on new parents’ mental health.
By PBS NewsHour
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that the company will add 3,000 more workers to monitor live video after problems with hate speech and violence, including murder and suicide. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday his company will hire another 3,000 people to review content that users report as questionable or controversial.
By PBS NewsHour
A startup no longer, Instagram boasts 700 million monthly active users and counting. As it grows, the free, photo-sharing mobile app is grappling with how to innovate and stay relevant, as well as how to foster a safe community. But…
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