Toni Preckwinkle Fires Top Political Adviser For Controversial Facebook PostCook County Board President and Chicago mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle fired her campaign manager Thursday because of remarks he posted on social media.
'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules For FacebookFacebook faced its biggest privacy scandal last year when it emerged that Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct British political data-mining firm that worked for the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, had accessed the private information of up to 87 million users.
Facebook Live Post Nets Wiretapping Charge For StudentJake Burdett is charged with illegally recording the staffer and distributing it.
“We Gonna Kill Him…You Hear Me, He Gon’ Get Hurt.” Gun-Wielding Men Mock Police In Viral Facebook VideoA shocking video posted on Facebook this week has prompted a search for two armed men who were mocking police in a cruiser that pulled up next to them on a Chicago street
Facebook To Invest $300 Million In News, Focusing On Local
Breaking Up (With Facebook) Is Hard To Do: Here's HowWhile Facebook has tried to address some of these problems, it's not enough for some users. Hard as it might seem to quit, especially for those entwined with it for years, it can be done.
Facebook: Bug May Have Exposed User Photos To DevelopersGenerally when people give apps access to their photos, this only means photos posted on their Facebook page.
Surprise! Squirrel Gives UPS Driver A Friendly WelcomeA Chicagoan’s Ring app caught an unexpectedly friendly moment on Wednesday when a squirrel jumped onto the back of a UPS driver as he made a delivery.
Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead Of U.S. Midterm ElectionsAlmost all of the Facebook pages associated with the blocked accounts appeared to be in French or Russian.
‘I'm Heartbroken,' Community Reacts To Gayety's, Beloved South Suburban Chocolate Shop, Closing After 98 YearsAfter 98 years of business, Gayety’s Chocolates and Ice Cream will be closing.
Facebook Reportedly Working On Unsend Message Button FeatureIt is not yet known when this reported feature will be ready for all users.
Facebook: Hackers Accessed Accounts Of 29 Million PeopleFacebook said third-party apps and Facebook apps like WhatsApp and Instagram were unaffected by the breach.
Watch: Video of Chicago Woman Passing Illinois Bar Goes ViralA video of a Bronzeville lawyer discovering that she passed the Illinois Bar Exam has gone viral on Facebook. “I’ve only wanted to be an attorney."
Facebook: 50 Million User Accounts Affected By Security BreachThe hack is the latest security headache for Facebook, which has been dealing with political disinformation campaigns from Russia and elsewhere since 2016.
Facebook Expands Fact-Checking To Photos, VideosMalicious groups seeking to sow political discord in the U.S. and elsewhere have been embracing images and video to spread misinformation.