Facebook Grilled About CryptocurrencyMembers of both parties demanded to know why a company with massive market power and a track record of scandals should be trusted with such a far-reaching project, given the potential for fraud, abuse and criminal activity.
Facebook Officials Working To 'Get Things Back To Normal' As Users Report IssuesFacebook officials said they are working to "get things back to normal" amid reports of issues using Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp issues.
Facebook Mail Site Evacuated After Possible Sarin ScareFour buildings were evacuated and three have been cleared for people to come back in, said Facebook spokesman Anthony Harrison in a statement.
Facebook To Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable For US UsersFacebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform.
Facebook Enlists Plain English To Clarify How It Makes MoneyFacebook has come under fire with regulators in Europe, and increasingly in the U.S., for how it handles personal information collected on its site — and how transparent it is with users.
Local Lawyer Fights Facebook Over Post: 'It Was Starving Human Beings'"I was amazed. I could not believe. There was absolutely nothing sexual about this picture. There's absolutely nothing about nudity in this picture. It was starving human beings."
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.
Illinois Court Tosses Conviction Over Facebook PhotoIllinois' 3rd District Court of Appeals reversed the conviction of 29-year-old Spencer D. Watkins. The Peoria man was convicted of being a felon in possession of a gun in 2016 and given a nine-year prison term.
YouTube Updates Hate Speech Guidelines To Prohibit VideosYouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.
Woman Claiming To Be Tionda Bradley, Who Went Missing 18 Years Ago, Was Lying: FamilyA Texas woman says she's Tionda Bradley, who went missing from her Chicago home with her sister Diamond nearly two decades ago.
Facebook Removes 3B Fake Accounts, But How Many Were Missed?The increase in removals shows the challenges Facebook faces in removing accounts created by computers to spread spam, fake news and other objectionable material. Even as Facebook's detection tools get better, so do the efforts by the creators of these fake accounts.
JOY RIDE: Kids Drive Off-Road Vehicles Down Dan Ryan ExpresswayOmar Orozco couldn’t believe his eyes: three kids in two off-road vehicles going down the Dan Ryan Expressway at about 60 mph.
Cardinal Blase Cupich Condemns Louis Farrakhan's Remarks At St. SabinaCardinal Blase Cupich says he was blindsided by Minister Louis Farrakhan's invitation to speak at St. Sabina Church Thursday night.
At St. Sabina, Farrakhan Refers To 'Satanic Jews,' Denies Anti-Semitism After Facebook BanDays after being banned from Facebook Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is fighting back with some help from Father Michael Pfleger.
Facebook To Build 5th Data Center Building Near Des MoinesFacebook also will pay for the construction of a $500,000 pump station that will boost the water pressure for the data center and other structures in the area.