Copycat: How Facebook Tried to Squash Snapchat

Just before Facebook went public in 2012, Mark Zuckerberg had a bound red book titled Facebook Was Not Originally Created to Be a Company placed on every employee’s desk. The book, written by Zuckerberg...

How U.K. Is Taking on Tech Firms After Attacks: QuickTake Q&A

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May launched another assault on social media networks after seven people were killed and 48 injured in a terrorist rampage in London on June 3. May said the U.K. will...

Pardoning suffragettes ‘complicated’

Image copyright PA Image caption Students marking the anniversary by recreating a suffragette protest march Giving pardons to women who were jailed while fighting for the...

Child health advocates call for Facebook to shutter Messenger Kids app

The slings and arrows of outrage keep flying at Facebook. Today a coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter addressing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and calling for the company to shutter Messenger...

How to Take Back Your Facebook News Feed

In December, Facebook announced yet another tweak to the News Feed. This time, the social network would begin prioritizing “meaningful” conversations between friends and family over stories from publishers, brands, and businesses. If this...

Facebook Messenger bug won’t let iPhone users type more than a few words

If you own an iPhone, you might want to stay away from Facebook Messenger for a while. A new bug surfaced Thursday that prevents users from typing more than a few words...