Facebook’s move to add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp platforms could fuel or cut the growth engine.
The latest bank breach exposed almost 106 million people’s data.
Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop.
Tech giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google could have their secretive algorithms policed by a beefed-up watchdog, under what Australia describes as world-first limits to the power that they wield over news and advertising markets.
Mr. Hughes has joined two leading academics to argue to government officials that Facebook has engaged in anticompetitive behavior for almost a decade.
The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information.
China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spending on Snap, Facebook and Instagram aims to hook their users. Privacy advocates and parents are taking notice.
The lawsuit demonstrates the tension between building A.I. systems and protecting the privacy of patients.
The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily.