TikTok Says It Has 1 Billion Monthly Active Users; Joins Facebook, Google In Reaching MarkTikTok has hit one of the most exclusive milestones in the tech industry, reaching the level of two Silicon Valley behemoths.
Facebook Report Shows Latino-, Women-Owned Small Businesses Still Struggling Amid PandemicA new report from Facebook shows small businesses are starting to recover from the pandemic, but a lot of challenges remain, especially for woman and Latino-owned businesses.
Facebook Launches Smart Glasses With Ray-Ban - Will Anyone Wear Them?Seven years after the ill-fated Google Glass, and five years after Snap rolled out Spectacles, another tech giant is trying its hand at internet-connected smart glasses.
Facebook Denounces UK Antitrust Watchdog Over Push To Sell GIPHYFacebook expressed anger at the United Kingdom’s competition watchdog Wednesday after it ordered the social media site to sell off GIPHY because it said the acquisition of the company stifles competition for animated images.
Facebook Apologizes for 'Primates' Label on Video of Black MenFacebook has apologized for putting a “primates” label on a video of Black men, according to a report in the New York Times.
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.”