02 Feb 2020

Stephen King quits Facebook over concerns of ‘false information’

Stephen King has quit Facebook after voicing concerns about false information and privacy.

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13 Jul 2019

Woman tries flogging her dirty socks on Facebook – and is stunned by results

From dirty socks to filthy underwear, online punters are forking out hundreds of pounds to get their hands on them.

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09 Oct 2018

‘Emotional’ Facebook staff meeting addresses exec who supported Kavanaugh

A Facebook executive who attended Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing said it was wrong of him not to tell company leaders he planned to to attend, according to two people familiar with an internal company town hall held Friday.

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05 Sep 2018

Nearly half of millennials have deleted Facebook app, study shows

On a day when its chief operating officer was on Capitol Hill this morning getting a grilling from DC lawmakers, Facebook is also the focus of a newly released Pew Research Center study that’s chock-a-block with negative trends for the beleaguered social giant.

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10 Apr 2018

The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is fake

For at least a year, the biggest page on Facebook purporting to be part of the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia, a review of the page and associated accounts and websites conducted by CNN shows.

The page, titled simply “Black Lives Matter,” had almost 700,000 followers on Facebook, more than twice as many as the official Black Lives Matter page. It was tied to online fundraisers that brought in at least $100,000 that supposedly went to Black Lives Matter causes in the U.S. At least some of the money, however, was transferred to Australian bank accounts, CNN has learned.

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