Facebook Feature Lets Neighbors Volunteer To Help Each Other During Coronavirus PandemicFacebook is rolling out a new tool that lets its users offer or request help from their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.
Quarantined San Francisco Neighbors Sing 'Sweet Caroline,' Joined By Thousands On FacebookQuarantined but determined to keep upbeat, thousands of people stuck inside their homes because of the coronavirus sang together Thursday evening.
Trump Administration Wants To Use Americans' Location Data To Track The CoronavirusThe Trump administration is in discussions with the tech industry, including Facebook and Google, about how to use Americans' cellphone location data to track the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Facebook Giving $1,000 Bonuses To 45,000 Employees During Coronavirus OutbreakFacebook is giving each of its employees a $1,000 bonus to help support them during the coronavirus outbreak.
Bug In Facebook Anti-Spam System Blocks Posts Of Coronavirus News StoriesFacebook says a bug in its anti-spam system is blocking the publication of links to news stories about the coronavirus.
Facebook, Twitter Describe Russia Trolls' Sophisticated Election InterferenceFacebook and Twitter revealed evidence Thursday suggesting that Russian efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect.
City Of Austin Cancels Massive SXSW Music Festival Due To CoronavirusThe organizers of the annual South By Southwest music and tech festival on Friday announced that the city of Austin has cancelled the events scheduled to take place starting next week.
Facebook Removes Misleading Trump 'Census' Campaign AdsFacebook said Thursday it will remove some ads run by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that it says ran afoul of its policies to "prevent confusion around the official US census."
Netflix, Apple Join Silicon Valley Exit From South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus FearsSilicon Valley tech giants Apple and Netflix have joined social media mainstays Facebook and Twitter in citing coronavirus fears for cancelling plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- South by Southwest -- in Austin later this month.
Twitter, Facebook Pull Out Of South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus ConcernsBay Area social media giants Facebook and Twitter have cancelled plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- SXSW -- in Austin later this month.
Volatile Stock Market Takes Another Precipitous Drop In Worst Week Since 2008U.S. stocks tumbled once again on Friday, as coronavirus fears continue to mount, with Bay Area tech stocks taking a significant hit.
Facebook F8 Conference In San Jose Canceled Amid Coronavirus ConcernsFacebook announced Thursday that it has canceled its upcoming F8 developers conference in May amid ongoing concerns about the spreading coronavirus.
Mark Zuckerberg Heads To Europe, Asks For More RegulationMark Zuckerberg has asked for more regulation of Big Tech companies. Europe is preparing to give him what he wants.
Facebook Reverses On Paid Influencers After Bloomberg MemesFacebook decided Friday to allow a type of paid political message that had sidestepped many of the social network's rules governing political ads.
Coronavirus Impacting Silicon Valley Production Pipelines In China From cancelled appearances at international trade shows to slowed production pipelines, the Coronavirus outbreak in China is having an economic impact on many of the largest technology companies in the Silicon Valley.