The justices will hear arguments Monday in the case of a man who was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for posting graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and…
The Facebook Data Science team compiled "anonymized, aggregate data" from the status updates of users in the United States -- drawing from entries that participated in a status challenge asking friends and families to share what they are most…
By Ashira Morris
Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that the he and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, will give $25 million to help prevent the spread of Ebola.
By Corinne Segal
Facebook and Apple are now among the first Silicon Valley tech companies to cover the expense of egg freezing procedures for employees, NBC News reported.
If you think your Facebook NewsFeed or Twitter timeline is becoming an echo chamber of the same material, you’re right. According to a new Pew Research Center report on the role of social media in civil discourse, Facebook might not…
By Corinne Segal
Facebook announced in a blog post today that it would change its algorithm to reduce the amount of click-bait in the News Feed, and improve users' experience.
By Nora Daly
Hashtag activism is a term coined to describe the use of viral hashtags on social media to raise awareness and foster discussion about specific issues and causes, but can it affect real change?…
NewsHour followers share their opinions of Facebook's controversial emotional experiment.
By PBS NewsHour
Many Facebook users were upset by news that the social media network manipulated incoming content for hundreds of thousands of people without telling them. The manipulation was conducted for a study -- published in a respected scientific journal -- measuring…
By Colleen Shalby
Facebook users discovered this weekend that their News Feeds may have been altered for a psychological experiment.
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