The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms. But that move isn't likely…
By Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
The somewhat crude video of the Facebook CEO, created as part of an art project and circulated on Facebook-owned Instagram over the past few days, combines news footage of Zuckerberg with phony audio.
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
Officials released a report Friday calling for allowing the government to investigate and fine social networks that don't take responsibility for their content.
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
While Facebook remains one of the world's largest companies, it has lost some public trust in recent years, due to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Russian influence campaigns during the 2016 election and privacy issues. Now, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump has proposed charging a fee to process U.S. asylum applications. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, he said the current system is plagued by “random abuse.” Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security asked…
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Mark Zuckerberg is focusing Facebook's future by emphasizing private messaging and the company's role in "communities." The new features are part of the CEO's strategy for batting away a growing array of critics, emboldened regulators and competitors.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Creating more ways for Facebook's more than 2 billion users to keep things private could undermine the company's business model, which depends on the ability to learn about the things people like and then sell ads tied to those interests.
By Bhaskar Chakravorti, The Conversation
As Facebook turns 15, the company faces a critical set of challenges. Regulating Facebook itself will not be easy, and will generate endless debate.
Facebook has been on the defensive since a New York Times investigation found it had hired a consulting firm--founded by Republican operatives--to push negative stories about its critics. Among them: liberal billionaire George Soros, a favorite target of far-right conspiracy…
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