Social networking

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Finally, Facebook can say it’s not the most toxic social network | Marina Hyde
Donald Trump’s plans to launch a platform are good news for Mark Zuckerberg, who’ll be busy prebutting the next damning exposé of his company, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

22, Oct, 2021 @12:10 PM

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France hails victory as Facebook agrees to pay newspapers for content
Social media firm announces deal after long-running battle with national and regional newspapers

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

21, Oct, 2021 @2:21 PM

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Group that spread false Covid claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months
Revelations about World Doctors Alliance pages raise questions about platform’s efforts to control misinformation

Niamh McIntyre

21, Oct, 2021 @10:51 AM

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Facebook’s approach to regulation raises eyebrows once again | Nils Pratley
Dispute with UK competition watchdog offered a near-perfect illustration of corporate arrogance

Nils Pratley

20, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Instagram displays ad offering fake Covid vaccine certificates in Australia
Account behind the advert has been suspended after appearing on the platform’s Stories feed

Josh Taylor

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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New logo? Call itself ‘FCBK’? Bring back poking? How Facebook could rebrand
Can the social media giant rebrand itself without alienating users? Here are five suggestions

Stuart Heritage

20, Oct, 2021 @1:40 PM

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Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand – report
Move could position social media app as one of many products under a parent company

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

20, Oct, 2021 @10:30 AM

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A fashion turnaround and a logo no-go: hits and misses of rebranding
As Facebook reportedly plans to unveil a new corporate name, we look at how four other firms fared

Caroline Davies

20, Oct, 2021 @10:16 AM

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Facebook says Craig Kelly’s content on United Australia party page OK after banning MP
Social media giant says Craig Kelly was banned for ‘violations’ on his page, but the UAP account differs as it covers the ‘party more generally’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

18, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Facebook to create 10,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’
Social network says it wants to ensure virtual world is built responsibly

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

18, Oct, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Facebook’s policing of vitriol is even more lackluster outside the US, critics say
Digital activists around the world are urging Facebook to take seriously how its algorithm incites misinformation and ethnic violence

Aisha Gani in London

17, Oct, 2021 @9:05 AM

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WhatsApp to bring in encryption for backup chats after privacy fears
Users can set encryption key for chats on Google Drive or iCloud to prevent authorities demanding access from provider

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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