Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report to showcase what the company did to protect its users. The report stated that it took down 837 million pieces of spam in the first quarter of 2018.
Internet May 15, 2018
Facebook announced their latest update regarding an investigation that is focusing on applications that might have misused users’ private data. After looking at thousands of items, around 200 apps were banned from the site.
Apps/Software May 14, 2018
A Facebook dating app is coming soon, which will match users with potential love interests according to their dating profiles. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the service and took the opportunity to throw shade at other dating apps such as Tinder.
Apps/Software May 2, 2018
WhatsApp co-founder and Facebook board member Jan Koum announced his departure from the social media company. Koum joined the Facebook leadership team when WhatsApp was purchased in 2014.
Internet May 1, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg is once again testifying before Congress, this time before the House of Representatives. The Facebook CEO stated that his personal data was taken by Cambridge Analytica.
Apps/Software April 11, 2018
Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress regarding the company's recent missteps. Zuckerberg outlined what the company plans to do to prevent these things from happening again.
Internet April 11, 2018
Despite what the conspiracy theorists claim, Facebook doesn’t secretly listen to your conversations, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirms. The embattled executive has to do more than deny to rebuild the public’s trust.
Security April 11, 2018
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the company scans messages and checks the links and photos. People took to Twitter to react to the revelation.
Life & Style April 5, 2018
The 2016 presidential election was a wake-up call for Facebook and plans not to let it happen again. The company released a detailed plan of the things it plans to do to fight back against election interference.
Security March 29, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in several major newspapers around the world to apologize for the data privacy scandal that has rocked the social network. However, the apology contains a statement that should scare Facebook users.
Security March 26, 2018
On March 20, Whatsapp cofounder Brian Acton has started a viral #DeleteFacebook campaign. Three days later, SpaceX and Tesla's pages just disappeared on Mark Zuckerberg's social media platform.
Apps/Software March 24, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg has issued a statement on the latest scandal that has been plaguing Facebook. Zuckerberg had been silent since the news about Cambridge Analytica broke out recently.
Apps/Software March 21, 2018
Collectively, Facebook users spent 50 million hours less on the site than the previous quarter. According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that’s a good thing.
Internet February 1, 2018
More than 100 child experts sent an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, pleading against Messenger Kids. The letter highlighted how the app could have a negative impact and make it even harder to raise kids in the digital age.
Internet January 30, 2018
The Facebook News Feed will start to show more local news stories instead of content by national media outlets. The move, according to the social network's COE Mark Zuckerberg, will look to distance users from politicized and divisive articles.
Internet January 30, 2018
Facebook promised to change the way its news feed would appear, going as far as getting away from paid content and head toward human interaction. Now, the social media company will be asking its users what news organizations they trust.
Internet January 23, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the time users spend on the social network to be more meaningful, so an overhaul is in store. Facebook will show less public content and more posts from friends and family.
Internet January 13, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a better haven for online interaction this 2018 by improving harassment policies, fighting fake news, and more. In fact, he’s making it his personal challenge this year.
Internet January 5, 2018
Facebook continues its fight against fake news and announced new measures to ensure that false information has little or no chance of getting spread around. Key changes are up for immediate implementation on the site.
Internet December 21, 2017
Facebook is purposefully making its social network addictive, treating each like and comment as dopamine hits to keep users wanting more. At least that’s according to Sean Parker, who helped create those principles.
Internet November 10, 2017
During the end of Yom Kippur, Mark Zuckerberg took it upon himself to apologize about Facebook’s role in allowing advertisers to divide people politically. This comes amid an ongoing investigation into President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.
Internet October 2, 2017
As part of its nine-step plan to promote election integrity, Facebook will give government officials and investigators $100,000 worth of Russian ads it uncovered. It’s the latest development in an ongoing investigation of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.
Internet September 22, 2017
Facebook has just reported a steep revenue growth for the second quarter of 2017, recording a whopping $9.3 billion. Mobile ads accounted for 87 percent of the total ad revenue, according to the numbers.
Business Tech July 27, 2017
The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg is now calling for ideas on essays about Mark Zuckerberg’s photos. Whether it’s his many portrayals in the media or him as a husband or father – it deserves intellectual scrutiny.
Internet July 26, 2017
Facebook has announced a new milestone with two billion monthly users. This makes Facebook the largest of all social networking sites.
Internet June 27, 2017
Facebook has renewed its mission statement to reflect the importance of bringing the world closer together and helping them make progress as a community. Its new mission builds upon its previous goal of making the site more open and connected.
Internet June 23, 2017
In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s speech for this year’s Harvard University graduates, he urged them to create a world where everyone has a purpose. Here are three ways that can be achieved, according to him.
Internet May 26, 2017
Facebook launched the Camera Effects platform at its annual F8 developer conference. The platform will allow developers to showcase their work on augmented reality, which is technology that Mark Zuckerberg believes will be a big part of the future.
Apps/Software April 19, 2017
John Carmack, the new CTO of Oculus, has sued ZeniMax Media for not paying the remaining amount for id Software purchase. However, ZeniMax stated that the claims made by Carmack are baseless.
Business Tech March 10, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are expecting baby no. 2. Just like any other expecting parent these days, Zuckerberg made the announcement via a Facebook post.
Life & Style March 9, 2017
Harvard has confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg is set to address the university's 2017 commencement. Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard some years ago to focus on Facebook.
Internet March 7, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg has published a statement outlining the direction that Facebook will be taking. The almost 6,000-word piece talked big about how the social media company can change the world for the better, but some people were disturbed.
Internet February 18, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington. In one of the photos that he uploaded, Zuckerberg can be seen trying out what looks like a prototype for virtual reality gloves.
Gadgets February 10, 2017
A recent shareholder proposal has asked for the dismissal of Mark Zuckerberg from the board of directors of Facebook. The proposal has been submitted by some shareholders belonging to consumer watchdog group SumOfUs.
Business Tech February 7, 2017
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed his concerns over the latest executive orders initiated by President Donald Trump. Zuckerberg outlined the big picture concerns and referred to the U.S. as a country for immigrants.
Life & Style January 28, 2017
Facebook has tapped former Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts. Barra will join Facebook as the new vice president of virtual reality, in charge of Team Oculus.
Business Tech January 26, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.
Internet January 25, 2017
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has acquired AI startup Meta. The initiative promises to bring free AI search tools for scientists in a bid to wipe off all diseases from the face of the Earth.
Business Tech January 24, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg is committed to changing his image from an intense hoodie-wearing billionaire to a more mature and charismatic titan of industry -- all with the help of his Facebook PR team, of course.
Business Tech January 21, 2017
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that the virtual reality startup Palmer Luckey had founded, Oculus Rift, was actually purchased for $3 billion. The company is currently facing allegations by ZeniMax’s over its intellectual property.
Business Tech January 18, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying in a $2 billion lawsuit filed by ZeniMax. The lawsuit alleges that the technology for the Oculus Rift VR had been stolen from ZeniMax by some Oculus employees.
Business Tech January 16, 2017
The eight richest persons in the world, six of which are American entrepreneurs, hold as much wealth as the poorer half of the global population, an analysis of global think tank Oxfam has revealed.
Business Tech January 16, 2017
Facebook has announced that it will besting a fake news filtering tool in Germany in the coming weeks. The social media company is under pressure to introduce steps against misinformation that many believe is undermining democracy.
Internet January 15, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg recently announced his personal challenge to visit all 50 states of the country this year, fueling speculation that he is entering politics in the future. According to Quartz, here are some of the things that the Facebook CEO needs to do in order to have a successful presidential run.
January 15, 2017
Facebook users have recently complained of battery drainage and heating issues online. David Marcus, VP of Facebook, has acknowledged and addressed the glitch, offering a solution.
Apps/Software January 12, 2017