08/19/14 10:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1-year-old in Mountain View, California, "a little uncomfortable." "I just have a vague discomfort...
08/11/14 06:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users' postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr said Monday they were seeking to join the...
08/11/14 04:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive. One blog from the Huffington Post published in December has gone viral, making the rounds on the...
08/07/14 11:45 AM
MARLIN, Texas (AP) — A Marlin police detective has been fired after allegedly using Facebook to complain about people on public assistance. Police Chief Darrell Allen on Wednesday dismissed Rob Douglas, a five-year veteran of the force southeast of Waco. A post attributed to Douglas expressed...
07/31/14 06:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia. The Internet.org app will give subscribers of Zambia's Airtel phone company access to a set of basic Internet...
07/29/14 05:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Think you're in control? Think again. This week, OKCupid became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another. The New York-based Internet company's revelation follows news earlier this month...
By Philip Klein | 07/29/14 01:06 PM
"Language attacking a country is not considered hate speech in our community standards," Matt Steinfeld, a spokesman for Facebook, wrote in an email.
By Philip Klein | 07/28/14 12:35 PM
A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints.
07/28/14 12:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded...
By Paul Bedard | 07/18/14 03:59 PM
Facebook attracts more visits than the country's 1,300 newspapers and the social network's users stay connected for nearly 30 minutes, nearly 10-times longer than they do on a news site.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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