Since 2016, Facebook employees have used Stormchaser to track many viral posts, including a popular conspiracy that the company listens to users through their phone’s microphone.
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Users across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp reported issues with parts of the social media giant’s suite of apps on Wednesday.
More and more critics want to dismember Facebook. This solution would be both inappropriate and ineffective.
Presidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
Telegram founder Pavel Durov said a massive cyber attack on his messaging service originated in China, raising questions about whether Beijing tried to disrupt protests on the streets of Hong Kong.
Facebook has launched a new app that will pay users to allow the social network to collect data on how people use their device and the apps downloaded to it.
Facebook uncovered e-mails that seem to show CEO Mark Zuckerberg was aware of potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported.
WhatsApp is to take legal action against anyone it determines is linked to abusing the messaging app’s terms of service around spam messages, the company has said.
Facebook bosses have lost control of the social network and is unlikely to regain it, a former Harvard classmate of Mark Zuckerberg has claimed.
Facebook may be ordered to remove offensive content posted by users in the European Union and then also hunt for similar posts anywhere in the world, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said.