There are thousands more bots for Facebook Messenger in the works

FILE - In this April 12, 2016, file photo, David Marcus, Facebook Vice President of Messaging Products, talks about Bots for Messenger during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San...

Instagram update: keep calm and don’t turn on notifications

Coming changes to Instagram algorithm will present photos even Rihannas out of chronological order, and have thrown photo-sharing app into chaosForthcoming changes to Instagrams algorithm, which will present photos out of chronological order, have...

Facebook news selection is in hands of editors not algorithms, documents show

Exclusive: Leaked internal guidelines show human intervention at almost every stage of its news operation, akin to a traditional media organizationLeaked documents show how Facebook, now the biggest news distributor on the planet, relies...

Facebook Alone Didn’t Create TrumpThe Click Economy Did

In mid-October I wandered into a Trump field office in Youngstown, Ohio and met Coni Kessler, a kind 75-year-old Youngstown native with penciled-on eyebrows and a Women for Trump button on her Trump 2016...

Facebook and Google: most powerful and secretive empires we’ve ever known

We need better language to describe the technology companies that control the digital worlds in which we speak, play and liveGoogle and Facebook have conveyed nearly all of us to this page, and just...

Twitter Trolls Are Reporting Pro-LGBT Muslim Women to Their Governments, Where Punishment Can Mean...

In Kuwait, the penalty for blasphemy can be as severe as death. That’s why a new campaign to dox young Kuwaiti women with independent minds is so dangerous.">A band of Twitter trolls alleging to...