Inside Facebook Dating, launching first in Colombia

Does deeper data produce perfect matches? Facebook is finally ready to find out, starting today with a country-wide test in Colombia of its new Dating feature. It’s centered around an algorithm-powered homescreen...

Facebook takes on LinkedIn as a career portal with e-learning, expanded mentorship and jobs...

With the launch of a way for people to connect with each other in mentoring relationships, and to look for jobs, Facebook has over the last year or so slowly been encroaching...

Bumble responds to Match Group’s patent infringement lawsuit

Bumble is continuing to go on the offensive against Match Group. Earlier this week, the dating app maker said it was serving Match Group with papers (which Match Group said at...

Melania Trump’s Anti-Cyberbullying Tweet Does Not Go Over Well

Melania Trump’s “Be Best” campaign continues to receive an icy reception. The first lady addressed a cyberbullying summit in Rockville, Maryland, on Monday and acknowledged how social media can be “destructive and harmful when used incorrectly.”...

Facebook is facing an EU data probe over fake ads

The UK’s privacy watchdog has asked Facebook’s lead EU regulator to look into ongoing data protection concerns about its ad platform — including how its platform is being used to target and...

Twitter removes thousands of accounts that tried to dissuade Democrats from voting

Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts posting messages that tried to discourage and dissuade voters from casting their ballot in the upcoming election next week. Some 10,000 accounts were removed across...