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Facebook Pledges to Invest $100 Million in News Industry

Facebook Pledges to Invest $100 Million in News Industry

Social media giant Facebook has pledged to invest $100 million in the news industry to promote journalism during the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.
Facebook Hires Fox News Producer Who Has Poisoned Boomer Brains for Years

Facebook Hires Fox News Producer Who Has Poisoned Boomer Brains for Years

Williams, whose long tenure at Fox News included several years at 'Fox and Friends,' will work on editorial video strategy at the social network.

Mark Zuckerberg makes the case for Facebook News

While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed cheerful and even jokey when he took the stage today in front of journalists and media executives (at one point, he described the event as “by far the best
Watch Mark Zuckerberg duck a question about including Breitbart in Facebook's News tab

Watch Mark Zuckerberg duck a question about including Breitbart in Facebook's News tab

Mark Zuckerberg is a goddamn coward. Speaking today at a "fireside chat" with News Corp CEO Robert Thomson to promote the launch of , Zuckerberg completely side-stepped a legitimate question about
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook News won’t provide data to advertisers

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook News won’t provide data to advertisers

Mark Zuckerberg and News Corp.’s Robert Thomson engaged in a discussion about free speech and news media at the Paley Media Center in New York City.

Facebook begins rolling out its curated news tab

Facebook has announced Facebook News, the revival of its journalism portal that will highlight news it believes is relevant to individual users. The company has begun with an initial test of Facebook
Facebook News launches for a subset of U.S. users

Facebook News launches for a subset of U.S. users

Facing accusations that it allowed misleading news to slip through its filters, Facebook today recommitted to curation with a product called Facebook News.
Lowlights from Zuckerberg’s Libra testimony in Congress

Lowlights from Zuckerberg’s Libra testimony in Congress

“I don’t control Libra” was the central theme of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony today in Congress. The House of Representatives unleashed critiques of his approach to cryptocurrency,
We now have scientific proof that quitting Facebook makes you less depressed

We now have scientific proof that quitting Facebook makes you less depressed

There’s now scientific proof of what we already knew: Quitting Facebook is beneficial for your health. A study found that college students who stayed off of Facebook reported greater overall
Facebook can't find local news to share

Facebook can't find local news to share

Facebook technicians are facing difficulties with their "Today In" service because of an inability to find reporting on a local level. The service was launched in 2018 and is available in 400 cities
Maybe Facebook's Seldom-Clicked Watch Tab Isn't the Future of News

Maybe Facebook's Seldom-Clicked Watch Tab Isn't the Future of News

In June, Facebook’s head of news partnerships announced that the social network for its Watch video service. “Watch is the destination on Facebook where people come together around video,” said
Facebook Commits $300 Million to Support Local News

Facebook Commits $300 Million to Support Local News

The social network announced the plans Tuesday, geared toward supporting local journalists and newsrooms in the immediate and long-term.

Spammers Blamed For Facebook’s Latest Data Breach

In short: The data breach revealed several weeks ago and thought to have affected as many as 29 million Facebook users appears to have been the work of spammers rather than a state-sponsored incident,

Proposal Seeks To Remove Mark Zuckerberg As Facebook Chairman

In short: A new shareholder proposal put forward by no fewer than four US Public Fund officials and Facebook shareholders seeks to force oversight into place for company CEO and Chairman Mark

Facebook Reportedly Plans To Creep Into The Living Room With Camera For The TV

In brief: Facebook’s next attempt at hardware will reportedly come in the form of a device that can be attached to a TV and provide the user with access to some video content. While this in principle
Social Media Bots Have A Negative Impact On Users: Study

Social Media Bots Have A Negative Impact On Users: Study

In short: Approximately two-thirds of Americans are aware of the use of ‘bots’ on social media and the majority of those believe that they are being used with malicious intent, according to a recent
Facebook Institutes Soft-Ban On Election Misinformation

Facebook Institutes Soft-Ban On Election Misinformation

In short: Facebook has now expanded its policies regarding the spread of misinformation about voting in the leadup to the US midterm elections and will be fact-checking posts that reportedly include

Instagram Co-Founder Says ‘No Hard Feelings’ Over Departure

In short: Instagram co-founder, Kevin Systrom has now offered some insight into his decision to leave the company and says that he holds “no hard feelings” about the ordeal, Business Insider reports.
How To Delete Your Facebook Account & Download All Your Data

How To Delete Your Facebook Account & Download All Your Data

In short: Facebook has just revised the number of people that were affected in its latest security breach. It is now around 30 million people, which is lower than the original number Facebook
Facebook Experiments With Zero-Input Search Function

Facebook Experiments With Zero-Input Search Function

In short: Facebook now appears to be experimenting with ways to enable a contextual search functionality within its application that requires no input from the user at all, based on a recently