"The Facebook Dilemma" documentary explores the company's global impact

Oct 30, 2018
A new two-part investigation from Frontline charts the social platform's rise and its effect on democracy.
(L-R) Raney Aronson-Rath, James Jacoby, Roger McNamee, and Dana Priest of the television show 'The Facebook Dilemma' speak during the PBS segment of the Summer 2018 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Facebook, it might be time to face facts. You're a publisher.

Jul 20, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg is in a "lose-lose situation" a Mashable editor says.

Advertisers are not leaving Facebook any time soon

Apr 24, 2018
Ads and consumer data are Facebook’s financial lifeblood. Yet, after all of the recent controversies  and #deletefacebook campaigns, are advertisers concerned that users will abandon the platform for greener — and more reputable — pastures? “At the end of the day, there’s no change,” said Sandra Upson, senior editor at Wired magazine. She reported on […]

What happens when you download your Facebook data

Apr 16, 2018
You might be unpleasantly surprised by how much information you find.
Facebook's corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
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Google watches as Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington

Apr 9, 2018
Google has had its own troubles as a tech giant in a brave new world, but this time, Facebook takes the heat. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Getting Facebook out of controversy

Feb 13, 2018
It has been a rough couple years for Mark Zuckerberg and the company he owns. Facebook is at the uncomfortable center of the controversy over the 2016 election and how easily the company’s news algorithms were duped by the Russians. And it is also being accused of spreading fake news on its site. During the […]

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Facebook is changing your News Feed to show more personal posts

Jan 12, 2018
Facebook announced this week that it will change the algorithm that governs what content users see in their News Feeds. Users can expect to see less news content and more posts from friends and family. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talked with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about the change and what it means for Facebook.  […]

Oculus pop-up closings signal trouble in virtual reality market

Feb 9, 2017
Facebook will close hundreds of its virtual reality demo stations in Best Buy stores.
A woman wears Oculus goggles at a press event in San Francisco.