Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would create tools to keep fake news out of its news feed. Fake news generators likely contributed to the problem.
Fake news stories flooded Facebook an other online outlets this election year. Did Facebook help elect Donald Trump, by spreading false information?
Why have people begun to wear safety pins after Donald Trump won the presidency? Who created the trend? Here’s a look at the latest social media trend.
Facebook users are complaining that they are finding their accounts to be memorialized despite being alive. What’s going on?
The new Facebook app “Flash” is basically a Snapchat clone. It’s only publicly available in Brazil right now, but if you have an Android phone, that could change.
A 45-year-old realtor and sex offender is in police custody as authorities believe they are looking at a serial killer case following a gruesome discovery.
A call for Facebook users to “check-in” at Standing Rock, North Dakota in order to confuse the Morton County Sheriff’s Department with fake geotargets allegedly aims to help Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protesters. Is it real or fake?
Facebook has seen fake news stories trend repeatedly after firing its team of human editors. Here’s a roundup of the most damaging hoaxes so far.
Erdogan Ceren, 22, of Duzici, Osmaniye Province, Turkey, livestreamed his suicide with a shotgun after his girlfriend broke up with him.
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at the Oculus Connect 2016 keynote about a “people-first” virtual reality experience without apps. He demonstrated in real-time a new VR experience where he and two other VR avatars traveled to the bottom of the ocean, Mars, Facebook’s HQ and Zuckerberg’s home. They played games, watched a video, answered a video call, and took a selfie all in VR without opening any apps.
Oculus Connect 2016 will be live-streamed from San Jose via Twitch.tv and NextVR. Mark Zuckerberg posted on Facebook Oct. 5th about a possible surprise in the 10:00 a.m. Oct. 6th stream.
Facebook has launched a new Marketplace feature for buying and selling, much like Craigslist. The feature will be available in the coming days, but those who have access to the feature now are already misusing it.
Protests are growing in Charlotte, North Carolina over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
Cari Tuna and Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz announced that they are donating $20 million to make sure Donald Trump does not become president.