Facebook Announces First Affordable Housing Projects In $150M Initiative To Help Solve Housing CrunchFacebook gave the thumbs up to four new housing projects in the Bay Area, targeting people living on the streets, people in danger of becoming homeless and the very low income.
Feds Refile Antitrust Complaint Against Facebook, Alleging Abuse Of Market PowerThe federal government filed a revised version of their antitrust complaint against Facebook Thursday, focusing on the allegations that the social media service abused its market power to suppress competition.
COVID: Facebook Pushes Back Return To Offices Into Early 2022 Amid Delta Variant ConcernsAmid ongoing concerns of the COVID-19 delta variant, social media giant Facebook has reportedly pushed back plans to return to offices into early 2022.
Facebook Bans Russia-Based Firm Behind Smear Campaign On Pfizer, AstraZeneca VaccinesFacebook said Tuesday that it has removed hundreds of accounts linked to a mysterious advertising agency operating out of Russia that sought to pay social media influencers to smear COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and AstraZeneca.
New Facebook Prayer Request Tool Draws Praise, DoubtFacebook has rolled out a new prayer request feature, a tool embraced by some religious leaders as a way to engage the faithful. Others eye it warily as they weigh its usefulness against the privacy concerns they have with the social network.
Senior FTC Official Slams Facebook After Political Ads Probe Shut DownA senior Federal Trade Commission official is criticizing Facebook’s move to shut down the personal accounts of two academic researchers and terminate their probe into misinformation spread through political ads on the social network.
Facebook Profits Top $10B as Revenue SoarsFacebook doubled its profit in the second quarter thanks to a massive increase in advertising revenue, especially the average price of ads it delivers to its nearly 3 billion users.
Facebook Asks Recusal Of FTC Head In Antitrust Case DecisionFacebook is asking that the new head of the Federal Trade Commission step away from decisions on whether to continue the agency's antitrust case against the social network giant.
Trump Sues Facebook, Google, Twitter Over Claims Of Conservative CensorshipFormer President Donald Trump has filed suit against three of the country’s biggest tech companies, claiming he and other conservatives have been wrongfully censored.
Saratoga Man Sought In Years-Old Rape Claim After Facebook Message Prompts WarrantA Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday signed an arrest warrant charging a former Gettysburg College student and Bay Area resident with sexual assault, nearly eight years after a freshman went to police over a dorm room encounter and a year after she received an online message that said, “So I raped you.”
Judge Dismisses Government Antitrust Lawsuits Against FacebookA federal judge on Monday dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state attorneys general, dealing a significant blow to attempts by regulators to rein in tech giants.
Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service To Compete With Emerging Rivals- Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Plans To WFH For At Least Half Of The Next YearFacebook is giving its employees more flexibility to work outside the office — and Mark Zuckerberg is leading by example.
Facebook Says Trump Now Suspended Until At Least January 2023Facebook announced Friday that former President Donald Trump would be suspended from its platform until at least Jan. 7, 2023 -- two years from when he was initially suspended.
Facebook, Instagram Will Now Let All Users Hide Likes On PostsFacebook and Instagram are giving all users the option to hide public "likes" on their posts, potentially upending a core dynamic of the social media platforms.