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Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world
Mark Zuckerberg in his metaverse
Behind the scenes

Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world

Is Zuckerberg right to be betting so much on the metaverse?
5 Nov 2021
Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk
In Focus

Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?

Tesla chief Elon Musk leads the way ahead of Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault
26 Oct 2021
Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower
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Profile

Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower

Former social media employee says she developed interest in civic responsibility as a child
25 Oct 2021
Is Facebook about to change its name?
Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Is Facebook about to change its name?

Branding shift could reflect ambition to become ‘metaverse company’
20 Oct 2021
Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office

Share price is hit by global service outage and whistleblower allegations
5 Oct 2021
Is social media bad for your mental health?
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In Depth

Is social media bad for your mental health?

Facebook faces damaging claims that it was aware of harm Instagram caused to children
28 Sep 2021
Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans
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In Brief

Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans

Previously unseen internal documents and emails granted Congress new licence to probe
30 Jul 2020

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Facebook changes logo - to avoid Facebook confusion
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In Brief

Facebook changes logo - to avoid Facebook confusion

The tech giant has launched a new logo - and confused a lot of people in the process
6 Nov 2019
What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked Mark Zuckerberg
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jennifer Wexton
In Brief

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked Mark Zuckerberg

New York lawmaker grills Facebook chief on Cambridge Analytica and far-right
24 Oct 2019
Bitcoin price: crypto market falls into ‘chaos’
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
In Depth

Bitcoin price: crypto market falls into ‘chaos’

Market drops by 20% in a matter of hours as analysts blame ‘technical issues’
27 Sep 2019
Facebook will pay $5bn fine over privacy violations
In Depth

Facebook will pay $5bn fine over privacy violations

It is the largest fine the FTC has ever levied, and includes commitments from Facebook on its privacy practices, but does it go far enough?
25 Jul 2019
Will Facebook be broken up?
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In Depth

Will Facebook be broken up?

Democratic presidential candidates join calls for Instagram and WhatsApp to be separated from the social media giant
13 May 2019
Facebook redesign: what’s changing and when
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In Depth

Facebook redesign: what’s changing and when

Social media firm announces privacy-focused updates at annual F8 developers conference
1 May 2019
Should Zuckerberg’s new Facebook plans be taken seriously?
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In Depth

Should Zuckerberg’s new Facebook plans be taken seriously?

Tech boss could merge Facebook Messenger with Instagram and WhatsApp
7 Mar 2019
Has Facebook turned a corner after 2018’s privacy scandals?
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In Depth

Has Facebook turned a corner after 2018’s privacy scandals?

Social media giant posts record profits and sees jump in number of users
31 Jan 2019
Facebook used shady tactics to discredit critics and rivals
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In Brief

Facebook used shady tactics to discredit critics and rivals

Social network accused of deploying ‘dark PR arts’ to downplay Russian election meddling
16 Nov 2018
Facebook faces record lawsuit after huge data breach
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In Brief

Facebook faces record lawsuit after huge data breach

Civil action could conceivably include millions of claimants, after 90 million accounts were hacked
1 Oct 2018
Facebook share price sinks as China plans hit great wall
The Facebook logo reflected over the Beijing skyline
In Brief

Facebook share price sinks as China plans hit great wall

Social media giant stocks plunge 20% after user growth stagnation
26 Jul 2018
Why Facebook handed 60 tech firms ‘deep access’ to user data
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In Depth

Why Facebook handed 60 tech firms ‘deep access’ to user data

Reports that social media site had deals with firms including Apple and Amazon raises fresh privacy concerns
4 Jun 2018
MEPs frustrated by Zuckerberg’s EU parliament testimony
Mark Zuckerberg welcomed to European Parliament by president Antonio Tajani
In Brief

MEPs frustrated by Zuckerberg’s EU parliament testimony

Facebook founder accused of dodging questions in 90-minute session
23 May 2018
Can MPs force people to testify?
The House of Parliament is used to being under scrutiny
In Brief

Can MPs force people to testify?

Former Vote Leave strategist Dominic Cummings follows Mark Zuckerberg in declining request to appear before MPs
18 May 2018
Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament
Protesters don Mark Zuckerberg mask before his Senate hearing
In Brief

Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

Facebook founder to answer questions about data privacy in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
17 May 2018
Facebook admits collecting data from non-users
Mark Zuckerberg
In Brief

Facebook admits collecting data from non-users

Mark Zuckerberg also says his own information was handed over to Cambridge Analytica
12 Apr 2018
Facebook does not use device mics for ad targeting
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In Brief

Facebook does not use device mics for ad targeting

Internet entrepreneur tells US Senate that claims are just ‘conspiracy theory’
11 Apr 2018
Facebook to contact 87 million users affected by data breach
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
In Brief

Facebook to contact 87 million users affected by data breach

All 2.2 billion account holders will be sent advice on protecting their information
9 Apr 2018
Data illegally harvested from 50 million Facebook users
Facebook
In Brief

Data illegally harvested from 50 million Facebook users

Use of private data by Cambridge Analytica in attempt to influence US election sparks calls for new regulation
19 Mar 2018
Facebook acts to stem user exodus
Facebook has over 2 billion users worldwide
In Depth

Facebook acts to stem user exodus

Changes to news feed seek to address backlash against fake news and psychological impact of social media
15 Jan 2018
Zuckerberg ‘visits’ hurricane-hit Puerto Rico in VR promo
Zuckerberg high-fives Facebook colleague Rachel Franklin in their virtual reality “visit” to Puerto Rico
In Brief

Zuckerberg ‘visits’ hurricane-hit Puerto Rico in VR promo

Billionaire criticised on social media over ‘tone-deaf’ livestream
10 Oct 2017
World's eight richest men own as much as 50% of poor
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03:Warren Buffett (L) and Bill Gates attend the Forbes' 2015 Philanthropy Summit Awards Dinner on June 3, 2015 in New York City.(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
In Brief

World's eight richest men own as much as 50% of poor

Oxfam report says inequality gap is 'greater than had been feared'
16 Jan 2017
How Mark Zuckerberg plans to 'tackle all disease' by 2100
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In Brief

How Mark Zuckerberg plans to 'tackle all disease' by 2100

Facebook founder and wife Priscilla Chan announce ambitious ten-year, $3bn investment into medical research
22 Sep 2016
Elon Musk: New setback as SpaceX rocket goes up in flames
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In Brief

Elon Musk: New setback as SpaceX rocket goes up in flames

Two explosions in 15 months will not deter the internet entrepreneur's out-of-this-world ambitions, say analysts
2 Sep 2016
Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked
Mark Zuckerberg
In Brief

Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Facebook chief's Twitter and Pinterest accounts attacked after group finds his "dadada" password
6 Jun 2016
Facebook denies censoring conservative topics
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In Brief

Facebook denies censoring conservative topics

Social giant accused of manipulating its 'Trending' news sidebar to remove right-wing stories
10 May 2016
Facebook launches intelligent 'chatbots'
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In Brief

Facebook launches intelligent 'chatbots'

Businesses set to ditch call centres in favour of smart interactive software
13 Apr 2016
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