Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook

How 50 Million Facebook Users Were Hacked

Facebook revealed more details about how hackers exploited three distinct bugs to get the ability to control up to 50 million users’ accounts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Jason Koebler
9.28.18
Facebook

WhatsApp and Instagram Founders Don’t Deserve Points for Leaving Facebook

By selling their companies to Facebook, Brian Acton and Kevin Systrom perpetuated the worst parts of capitalism.
Jason Koebler
9.26.18
Facebook

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People

Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook’s biggest challenge. Leaked documents and nearly two dozen interviews show how the company hopes to solve it.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
8.23.18
fake news

Facebook Is Rating Users' Trustworthiness, But It Won't Say How

In an effort to fight fake accounts and misinformation, Facebook is implementing a scale that ranks users’ trustworthiness from zero to one.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.21.18
Facebook

John Oliver Calls Facebook 'History's Most Profitable Data-Harvesting Machine'

Last Week Tonight remakes Facebook's recent string of apology ads.
Jason Koebler
7.30.18
Facebook

Jewish Organizations to Mark Zuckerberg: 'Denying the Holocaust Causes Harm'

The Facebook CEO said of Holocaust deniers: 'I don’t think that they’re intentionally getting it wrong… It’s hard to impugn intent and to understand the intent.'
Sarah Emerson
7.19.18
Facebook

Facebook Says its Competitors Are the Whole Internet, Because Facebook Is the Internet

Facebook told Congress that its competitors come from all over the internet—that's true, because Facebook has largely replaced the internet for many of its users.
Sarah Emerson
6.12.18
Teflon

Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Unscathed From European Parliamentary Questioning

Yet again, Facebook’s CEO avoided publicly answering tough questions from lawmakers.
Sophie Kleeman
5.22.18
Facebook Scandal

Facebook Suspended 200 Apps for Suspected Data Misuse

"The investigation process is in full swing.”
Daniel Oberhaus
5.14.18
Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica Has Closed All of Its Offices

Employees even made a depressing breakup playlist for the occasion.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.2.18
Facebook

This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook

A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.2.18
Facebook

Facebook Will Let You Stop It From Collecting Your Internet Browsing Habits

Mark Zuckerberg announced a new tool that will let Facebook users clear their web browsing history, and opt out of future tracking.
Sarah Emerson
5.1.18