Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Down Across US, EuropeFacebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.
Facebook Tweaks Tools For Remembering Dead FriendsThe social network said that it is also adding a "tributes" section to accounts that have been memorialized, that is, designated as belonging to someone who has died. Friends and family members will be able to write posts and share photos in this section to remember their loved one.
Mom Loses Son's Grover Doll, Skier Saves The DayAn Illinois mother had a mountain-sized weight lifted from off her shoulder after relocating her son's beloved Grover doll.
Scam Ads Promoting Fake Tax Breaks Prosper On Facebook Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Indiana Man Charged When Secret Service Finds Facebook Post Threatening To Kill The PresidentAn Indiana man appeared in court Monday after allegedly posting a threat to kill the president on social media.
Facebook Charged With Housing Discrimination By HUDHUD said that Facebook is allowing advertisers to exclude people based on their neighborhood by drawing a red line around those neighborhoods on a map and giving advertisers the option of showing ads only to men or only to women.
Facebook Stored Millions Of Passwords In Plain TextThe incident reveals a huge oversight for the company amid a slew of bruises and stumbles in the last couple of years.
Facebook: Service Hindered By Lack Of Local NewsSome 1,800 newspapers have closed in the United States over the last 15 years, according to the University of North Carolina. Newsroom employment has declined by 45 percent as the industry struggles with a broken business model partly caused by the success of companies on the Internet, including Facebook.
Facebook Steps Up Fight Against Vaccine MisinformationIf groups and pages spread those hoaxes, they won't appear in recommendations or in predictions functions when searched for in Facebook. Ads with similar information will be rejected.
Report: Apps Send Sensitive User Data To FacebookThe development comes as Facebook is dealing with increased scrutiny over how it handles user data.
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