Wanted man arrested after telling police they 'gotta be quicker than that' on Facebook
A wanted Ohio man had a message for police when they posted his photo on social media: "you gotta be quicker than that." It turns out, they were.
‘Look who died’ scam circulating on Facebook; here's how to protect your account
A new scam known as the "Look Who Died" scam is targeting Facebook users seeking information about the death of a friend or celebrity.
Meta Platforms' Instagram reportedly has Twitter competitor app in the works
Instagram reportedly has a new app in the pipeline with similarities to Twitter.
WhatsApp rolls out new feature allowing users to hide and lock conversations
The new feature has already begun rolling out to users globally today.
Facebook failed to protect privacy of children using Messenger Kids app, FTC says
The Federal Trade Commission says Facebook misrepresented the access it provided to app developers to private user data.
How to get money from Facebook’s $725 million data privacy settlement
Facebook likely owes you money as part of a massive settlement over the privacy of your data. Here’s how to check.
Wife accused of murdering husband on Facebook Live
Authorities in Mississippi believe the couple got into an argument that turned physical.
Facebook parent Meta to lay off 10K workers
Facebook-parent Meta is slashing another 10,000 jobs and will not fill 5,000 open positions as the social media pioneer cuts costs.
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
Meta Verified: Facebook, Instagram testing paid service for verified accounts
Previously, Meta’s blue badges were free and reserved for notable public figures or businesses.
Meta: Trump to be reinstated on Facebook, Instagram after 2-year ban
Facebook parent Meta says it will restore former President Donald Trump’s personal account in the coming weeks, ending a two-year suspension it imposed in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from social media site
Facebook's parent company says it will be “forced to consider” removing news content from its platform if Congress passes legislation requiring tech companies to pay news outlets for their material. Meta said it would rather pull news from its social media site rather than "submit to government-mandated negotiations."
Facebook parent company Meta cuts 11,000 jobs, 13% of workforce
The layoffs come as Meta contends with faltering revenue and broader tech industry woes.
Facebook parent company Meta unveils $1500 virtual reality headset
The $1,500 Meta Quest Pro headset sports high-resolution sensors that let people see mixed virtual and regular old reality in full color, as well as eye tracking and so-called “natural facial expressions” that mimic the wearer’s facial movements so their avatars appear natural when interacting in VR.
DoorDash to deliver Facebook Marketplace purchases in US
DoorDash will deliver certain smaller items purchased on Facebook Marketplace as part of a new partnership. Here's what can be delivered.
Facebook owner Meta trims efforts to thwart voting misinformation
The pivot is raising alarm about Meta’s priorities and about how some might exploit the world’s most popular social media platforms to spread misleading claims, launch fake accounts and rile up partisan extremists.
Mother sues Facebook, claiming harm to addicted teenage daughter
Cecelia Tesch says her 13-year-old daughter suffers from an eating disorder, depression and other mental health problems after six years of using Facebook.
Meta investigating Sheryl Sandberg’s use of Facebook resources going back years: report
Lawyers investigating former Facebook operating chief Sheryl Sandberg are examining the work employees did on behalf of her foundation and other personal projects, according to media reports.
Cybercriminal steals 1 million Facebook account credentials over 4 months, firm says
A scammer created hundreds of fake landing pages online to steal Facebook users' personal information.
Survey finds more than half of US respondents have blocked a family member on Facebook
The survey, conducted earlier this month, asked over 2,000 users of Facebook and Instagram in the United States if and why they blocked a family member on social media.